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11/18/2014 New Orleans Earns Top Spots in Destination Rankings Once Again

New Orleans voted a favorite destination by readers of Travel + Leisure, Condé Nast Traveler, Saveur and more ... More

08/28/2014 More than 18,000 Members of the National Baptist Convention’s 134th Annual Session Convene in New Orleans September 1-5

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07/31/2014 New Orleans CVB Launches 2014 Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown and COOLinary Summer Campaigns to Support Local Merchants

Social media contest encourages locals to capture and share scenes of New Orleans for staycation prizes ... More

07/24/2014 New Orleans to Host IPW 2016

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07/16/2014 New Orleans Voted a “World’s Best City” by Travel + Leisure

Readers Rank New Orleans Number 10 in the World and Number Two in the U.S. in Magazine’s World’s Best Awards ... More

04/22/2014 New Orleans Achieves 9.28 Million Visitors in 2013

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04/09/2014 More than 125,000 Fans Attend WWE® Events in New Orleans During WrestleMania Week

WWE today announced that more than 125,000 fans from all 50 states and 37 countries attended WWE events in New Orleans as part of WrestleMania 30 Week. ... More

03/24/2014 Message from Stephen Perry, March 24, 2014

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02/27/2014 NEW ORLEANS HOTELS ADOPT TOURISM SUPPORT ASSESSMENT

New Orleans poised for the smart, sustainable growth of tourism, more international visitors and direct flights, and enhanced French Quarter public safety, quality of life enforcement, and infrastructure thanks to a 1.75% assessment being added to hotel guest folios ... More

02/24/2014 NEW ORLEANS SHARES KATRINA LESSONS WITH THE PHILIPPINES

New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Leaders Guide the Philippine Tourism Board through Successful Strategies in Restoring the Cultural Economy Following Devastation ... More



12/20/2013 What's New in New Orleans' Hospitality Industry -December 2013/January 2014

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12/10/2013 National Geographic Traveler Names New Orleans a Top Destination in the World for 2014

Additionally, Travel + Leisure's America's Favorite Cities survey results show that travelers recognizes New Orleans as number one for Live Music Scene, Happy Hour, People-Watching, Wild Weekends, Cocktail Lounges and more ... More

11/25/2013 Robert Reso Named Director of New Business Development for the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau

Reso to lead New Business Development team aimed at generating convention and meeting business from new channels and managing market prospects ... More

10/28/2013 New Orleans Named America’s Top Halloween Destination by Travelocity

New Orleans also tops lists of Condé Nast Traveler, Saveur and USA Today readers choice awards ... More

09/25/2013 Top Five Stops for a Haunted Halloween in New Orleans

Ghostly haunts and spooky events top factors in making NOLA a Halloween hotspot ... More

09/18/2013 New Orleans Recognized as North America’s Leading Sports Tourism Destination

Voters from a worldwide audience selected New Orleans over leading destinations such as Chicago, Las Vegas and New York City ... More

09/09/2013 New Orleans CVB Announces Hiring of New Director of Tourism

17-year industry veteran Tico Soto returns to bureau to help drive leisure visitors to New Orleans ... More

07/01/2013 National Leisure Travel Brands Recognize New Orleans for Fourth of July Celebrations, Affordability and Weekend Getaways

New Orleans' French Quarter named Most Popular Fourth of July Destination by Priceline.com among other honors ... More

06/21/2013 New Orleans CVB Announces the Appointment of Prominent National Hotel Industry Sales Executive Cara Banasch as the organization’s new Vice President of Convention Sales and Strategy

Cara Banasch to partner with President/CEO Stephen Perry and new Executive VP Brad Weaber, CMP, on enhanced customer relations and growth strategies for New Orleans as a meetings destination ... More

05/29/2013 VICTORY FOR NEW ORLEANS ECONOMY: SB 242 PASSES HOUSE

Important announcement from Stephen Perry, President & CEO of New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau ... More

05/16/2013 The National Tour Association Ranks New Orleans as a Top Destination

New Orleans wins Silver in Favorite Big City Destination and Gold for Favorite Culinary Destination ... More

05/07/2013 BRAD WEABER, CMP, NAMED EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT OF NEW ORLEANS CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU

Major national meetings figure to join New Orleans ... More

04/22/2013 TOURISM LEADERS UNITE TO UNVEIL TRICENTENNIAL PLAN, THE NEXT FIVE YEAR PHASE OF THE INDUSTRY’S BOSTON CONSULTING GROUP MASTER PLAN

The Tricentennial Consortium is Formed as an Alliance to Unite the Hospitality and Traveler Economy, their Public boards, Non-Profits, Trade Associations, Private Companies and members, to take Public Policy Positions, Promote the Convention Center Vision Plan, Preserve and Grow Our Resources, Propose a Grand Public Development at the World Trade Center Site and Riverfront, Put in Place the Long Needed Marketing Resources to Build the Economy and Create Jobs, and Support the Building of a World Class Airport. ... More

02/22/2013 What's New in New Orleans' Hospitality Industry - February/March 2013

According to Travel + Leisure readers who have visited New Orleans, New Orleans tops the list as America's Favorite City 2012 Overall, as well as the Top City for: Cafes, Music Scene, Girlfriends Getaway, Antique Stores, Local Pride, Happy Hour, People-Watching, Wild Weekends, Singles Scene, Street Performers, Flea Market and New Year's Eve. Results were posted in the November 2012 issue ... More

02/20/2013 Four New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau Employees Receive CMP Certification

Certified Meeting Professional certification represents foremost expertise in the meetings, conventions and exhibitions industry ... More

02/08/2013 Orbitz Names New Orleans One of Sexiest Cities in America

Crescent City’s weather, culture, music make city ideal for a romantic Spring Fling getaway ... More

01/08/2013 New Orleans Tourism Industry, NOTMC, and NOCVB, Partners with Rex Organization to Bring Visitors to Mardi Gras

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