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Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport announces Holiday "Gingerbread Tea"

Contact:                                                              For Immediate Release
Marc Becker
Area Director of Marketing
(504) 527-0407

New Orleans - November 14, 2013 - The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport, a hotel of the New Orleans Hotel Collection has proudly announced the return of a tradition for the hotel:   the third annual Gingerbread Holiday Tea in the hotel's Grand Ballroom that will provide an afternoon of fun and holiday delights for your family.

On Saturday December 21, 2013, the luxurious Grand Ballroom of the Crowne Plaza will be open for selected seatings at 11 am, and again at 3 o‘clock pm for reservations of groups from two to twenty guests!   The whole family is included, and the hotel has carefully arranged pricing for adults ($35) Children under 10 ($19) and Children under 2 (free).  The price includes a photo with SANTA!

The event includes festive fun with Santa's elves serving hot cocoa, gingerbread cakes and a ‘decoration station' for kids.  The Children's Buffet offers macaroni and cheese, peanut butter and jelly, chicken nuggets and fruit salad, while the adult buffet has fancy tea sandwiches, a pasta action station and a carved ham and a cascading fruit and vegetable display.    A dessert station will serve plentiful scones, tarts, and other delights, and as a special treat, kids will be able to fill a bag of sweets from the Candyland station.

Free parking, easy access of Interstate 10 and delightful surroundings make this a relaxing way to celebrate and treat your family to a Holiday meal to remember.   For reservations and details of the buffet please visit the special Gingerbread Tea reservations website at  or call Jane Kelley at (504) 463-7017 from 7a-4p weekdays.

About the Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport

The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport Hotel is part of the prestigious New Orleans Hotel Collection. On Kenner's most desirable corner at Williams and Veterans, the recently rebuilt upscale hotel features a sleek and modern lobby, a friendly restaurant and lounge, and a dramatic ballroom - the largest in the region. The hotel's ideal location is just a short, free shuttle ride from New Orleans International Airport (MSY) and Esplanade Mall, the area's premier shopping location. The Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport is locally owned and operated and provides dedicated catering services for events. For more information, visit   The address of the hotel is 2829 Williams Boulevard, Kenner, LA  70062 at the corner of Williams and Veterans.

About the New Orleans Hotel Collection
The New Orleans Hotel Collection is a group of seven splendid hotels in the New Orleans metropolitan region owned by local investors. Comprised of the Bourbon Orleans, Dauphine Orleans, Hotel Mazarin, Wyndham Riverfront, Audubon Cottages, Crowne Plaza New Orleans Airport and Hotel Le Marais, these are boutique and upscale meeting hotels in prime locations throughout the city. For more information, visit