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David Hansen's Garden…

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East of the…

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Boo at the Zoo

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Magazine St. Art…

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New Orleans CVB Offers Christmas FAM trips for Travel Agents with Hotel Rates Starting at $49

For Immediate Release
Media Contact:
Kelley Pettus
504-556-5867
kpettus@neworleanscvb.com

New Orleans (October 26, 2015) - From December 7 - 29, 2015, 21 hotels throughout the city are offering travel agents rates starting at $49 per night through the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB)'s "Christmas New Orleans Style" FAM trip. Many hotel packages include discounted parking, free Wi-Fi, suite upgrades and complimentary breakfast for travel agents.

"The holidays in New Orleans are an experience like no other," says Kim Priez, senior vice president of tourism at the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau. "It is the perfect time of year for travel agents to visit and enjoy the great deals and holiday spirit while learning more about New Orleans and all that the city has to offer, during the holidays and year round."

While taking advantage of the hotel rates from the NOCVB and entertainment during the "Christmas New Orleans Style" FAM, travel agents can also request a VIP Pass to use during their stay. The pass provides travel professionals exclusive access to discounts and special offers at restaurants, museums and other popular attractions around New Orleans.

Holiday festivities include multicourse pre-fixed dinners at world-renowned restaurants, free concerts performed by local musicians, Cajun bonfires and a holiday-themed parade. The city also offers light displays including Celebration in the Oaks, consisting of more than one million lights illuminated in the 1,300 acre New Orleans City Park and Christmas in the District, an indoor exhibit footsteps from the French Quarter.

o learn more about the "Christmas New Orleans Style" FAM or to request a VIP Pass for a December visit, travel agents can visit www.neworleanscvb.com/decfam15 or contact Leslie Straughan at 504-566-5018 or lstraughan@neworleanscvb.com. For more information on New Orleans' attractions during the holidays please visit www.followyourjoy.com.

he New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nationally accredited, 1,100-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. The CVB and its members influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding and visitor services at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Chicago, Louisville, KY, Washington, D.C. and six foreign countries. Consistently recognized as one of the top five CVBs in the country, the New Orleans CVB celebrates its 55th anniversary in 2015. For more information, please visit www.neworleanscvb.com; www.facebook.com/neworleans; www.twitter.com/neworleanscvb.

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