|Anita Oubre of the Bourbon Orleans Hotel Wins 2014 Spirit of Hospitality Award |
Craig Hulford, General Manager of the New Orleans Hotel Collection has announced that longtime employee Anita Oubre, is winner of the 2014 Spirit of Hospitality Award. Anita was presented her award at The 23rd Annual Silver Plume Award ceremony held on September 3 at the Sheraton New Orleans and coordinated by WHERE New Orleans Magazine. Nominees must meet the following criteria: New Orleans hospitality professional that is not a concierge; actively promotes and supports New Orleans tourism and the community at large; has infused the industry with their energy, enthusiasm and commitment over the years; continues to set high standards for the tourism profession; and provides support and encouragement to their hotel employees.
|Dillard University presents the Traveling Exhibit "Children, Youth & Civil Rights, 1951-1968: A Student Art Exhibit and Lecture Series: "Children and Young Peoples Contributions to the Civil Rights Movement" |
Oct. 10 - Nov. 21, 2014
Will Alexander Library
For more information contact the Will Alexander Library.
ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc., a DMC Network Company Hires Laurene Miller, Director of Sales
ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc., a DMC Network Company is pleased to announce that Laurene Miller has been awarded the position of Director of Sales. With more years in the New Orleans hospitality industry than Laurene cares to admit, she has most recently worked for the Destination Management Sector of the industry including Co. President/ Owner of VIP: Room Solutions, and Tele-Phonics, a training and temp. service company specifically for Hotel and Casino Sales.; however she has also been part of the sales teams of several prominent hotels including the Hotel Monteleone, The Royal Sonesta Hotel, The Roosevelt, The Westin Canal Place, Le Meridian and The Embassy Suites.
Bringing her unique and impressive array of talents to ACCENT, she has traveled around the globe promoting New Orleans as a premier destination. The most memorable time of her career to date was representing New Orleans as part of the Convention Sales team of the Greater New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau. Laurene has also represented Reno/ Lake Tahoe in the National forum where she has kept in touch with many friends and colleagues.
Laurene's favorite saying is one she remembers from her late husband Terral: ‘Whatever your mind can perceive, you make yourself believe and you can achieve". She feels so lucky to have learned from so many strong leaders that evolved from the city's Travel and Tourism Industry.
Miller is a graduate of University of New Orleans with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism which shows through her eternal passion for the city. Most recently, Laurene acquired her registered tour guide license at Delgado in order to make her City Tours and famous site inspections official.
"We are so delighted to have Laurene as part of the ACCENT team. Her knowledge and professionalism is perfect fit for our organization as we increase our commitment to not only our clients but the hospitality industry as a whole by providing an elevated standard in DMC services," said Diane Lyons CMP, DMCP - President of ACCENT on Arrangements, Inc., a DMC Network Company."