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12/14/2010 College Bowl Season Begins in New Orleans

Two exciting football bowl games will draw thousands of fans to New Orleans this holiday season ... More

11/18/2010 "Dine America: America's Night Out For Gulf Seafood"

Nationwide Restaurants and Media Team Up To Boost Demand for Gulf Seafood and Restore Perceptions ... More

11/18/2010 New Orleans Ranks Number One in the Country for Nightlife

New Orleans residents and visitors agree that the Crescent City tops the list for People-Watching, Neighborhood Joints and Cafés and as a New Year’s Eve destination ... More

11/16/2010 The "Big Easy" Thanksgiving

Skip the Stress, Dismiss the Mess, and Enjoy this Thanksgiving Holiday the New Orleans Way ... More

11/09/2010 New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Announces Winners of National Photo Contest

Let’s Do Shots! New Orleans Photo Contest winners arrive in New Orleans for grand prize, three-day NOLA experience ... More

11/02/2010 New Orleans Ranks as Top Ten Destination to Celebrate Halloween

Big Easy Reigns as Home to Ghastly Fun with Centuries of Voodoo Legends and Witchcraft Lore ... More

10/21/2010 New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau Recognized for Excellence by Meeting Professional Customers

Subscribers of Insurance & Financial Meetings Management cite the New Orleans CVB for excellence among 11 national CVBs while Meetings & Conventions magazine recognizes the New Orleans CVB for the 27th consecutive year ... More

09/02/2010 Navigaytour Launches Gay and Lesbian Guide for the Big Easy

The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) partners with Altus Agency to produce the ultimate LGBT guide to New Orleans ... More

09/01/2010 Maria Manzella Joins the New Orleans CVB's Tourism Sales Team

New hire’s strong bilingual skills showcases New Orleans as a multilingual, international destination ... More

08/16/2010 New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Launches National Photo Contest

“Let’s Do Shots! New Orleans Photo Contest” Kicks Off August 16 ... More

08/03/2010 Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown 2010

Campaign encourages locals to rediscover New Orleans attractions and show support for hospitality industry ... More

08/02/2010 Experience COOLinary New Orleans—Celebrating Dining in America’s Most Delicious City

Special August-September culinary promotion celebrates incredible cuisine with a growing list of more than 20 restaurants ... More

07/30/2010 New Orleans CVB Executive Kim Priez Elected Board Member of Louisiana Travel Promotion Association

Priez will serve as a representative and voice of New Orleans’ hospitality community throughout the state ... More

07/30/2010 New Orleans CVB Launches New Website for Journalists Covering the Gulf Oil Spill

New online media center provides updates, information, videos and photography to traditional and online media to show the New Orleans' visitor experience and tourism industry continuing to operate despite oil cleanup efforts in the Gulf ... More

07/29/2010 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Convenes in New Orleans

Events include 22 service projects, benefiting local non-profits, in honor of Delta’s 22 Founders ... More

07/27/2010 New Orleans CVB Bolsters Sales Team in Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions

Additional representation in Washington, D.C. and Chicago offers added value for convention clients ... More

07/26/2010 Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans CVB Inducted at Chairman of the Board for DMAI

Today an exciting and unprecedented event has occurred for New Orleans' hospitality industry. Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), was inducted as the Chairman of the Board for Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI), the international governing body of convention and visitor bureaus. ... More

07/09/2010 New Orleans Rated No. 7 on List of Top Cities in US and Canada

New Orleans is rated the seventh best city in the U.S. and Canada according to Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2010 readers’ poll announced today. The last time New Orleans made the list of top ten cities in the U.S. and Canada was in 2005 when it was ranked No. 10. ... More

07/07/2010 Rebecca Landry Joins the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) Award-Winning Sales Team

Eight years in leisure and convention sales brings extensive understanding of hospitality industry ... More

06/21/2010 Release 1: New Orleans Ranks First in Growth Among Top 25 U.S. Destinations in Hotel Performance

According to Smith Travel Research, New Orleans posts highest RevPar change in nation ... More

06/21/2010 Release 2: New Orleans Ranks First In Growth Among Top 25 U.S. Destinations in Hotel Performance

According to Smith Travel Research, New Orleans posts highest RevPar change in nation ... More

06/02/2010 New Orleans CVB Welcome Jennifer Day as Director of Communications and PR

New addition brings vast film industry experience to the New Orleans CVB ... More

05/17/2010 New Orleans Secures the Society of Government Meeting Professionals’ 2012 Annual Meeting

CVB develops new marketing initiatives, geared specifically toward government meeting professionals ... More

05/13/2010 New Orleans Participating in First-Ever Industry-Wide Promotion to Stimulate Travel

New Orleans is participating in a unique, one-month promotion through a specially created website, DailyGetaways.com, joining nearly 50 of America’s top destinations and travel brands to provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences and tremendous values unavailable anywhere else ... More

05/10/2010 New Orleans CVB Celebrates 50th Anniversary and Value of $7 Billion Tourism Industry to New Orleans

May 11th National Tourism Week Business Expo and Luncheon will celebrate accomplishments from the past and the bright future for the city’s main economic engine ... More

05/10/2010 New Orleans Ranks as Top Destination in the World for Nightlife

Also recognized as third in Food & Wine Destinations of the United States and fourth in the World; ninth destination in the United States for Culture & Sightseeing; and 15th in the Top 25 Destinations in the United States ... More

03/19/2010 Sip & Savor in a Super Southern City

Three culinary festivals sure to satisfy every taste bud in summer 2010 ... More

03/03/2010 New Orleans CVB and New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Secure Six Major Conventions

Six major citywide conventions expected to bring 66,000 attendees and generate $77 million in economic impact between 2012 and 2014 ... More

02/26/2010 A Message from Stephen Perry: Travel Promotion Act Passes

... More

02/24/2010 Obama Administration Selects New Orleans CVB President and CEO

Unprecedented leadership positions with the U. S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, Destination Marketing Association International and the U.S. Travel Association makes New Orleans a top national player in the $770 billion American travel industry ... More

02/02/2010 Bring a Taste of New Orleans To Your Home on the Day of the Big Game

Opportunities Abound to Reflect the Spirit of New Orleans Wherever You Live and Plan to Party ... More

01/29/2010 Top Tourism Executives from New Orleans and Indianapolis Wager on Super Bowl

... More



12/14/2010 College Bowl Season Begins in New Orleans

Two exciting football bowl games will draw thousands of fans to New Orleans this holiday season ... More

11/18/2010 "Dine America: America's Night Out For Gulf Seafood"

Nationwide Restaurants and Media Team Up To Boost Demand for Gulf Seafood and Restore Perceptions ... More

11/18/2010 New Orleans Ranks Number One in the Country for Nightlife

New Orleans residents and visitors agree that the Crescent City tops the list for People-Watching, Neighborhood Joints and Cafés and as a New Year’s Eve destination ... More

11/16/2010 The "Big Easy" Thanksgiving

Skip the Stress, Dismiss the Mess, and Enjoy this Thanksgiving Holiday the New Orleans Way ... More

11/09/2010 New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Announces Winners of National Photo Contest

Let’s Do Shots! New Orleans Photo Contest winners arrive in New Orleans for grand prize, three-day NOLA experience ... More

11/02/2010 New Orleans Ranks as Top Ten Destination to Celebrate Halloween

Big Easy Reigns as Home to Ghastly Fun with Centuries of Voodoo Legends and Witchcraft Lore ... More

10/21/2010 New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau Recognized for Excellence by Meeting Professional Customers

Subscribers of Insurance & Financial Meetings Management cite the New Orleans CVB for excellence among 11 national CVBs while Meetings & Conventions magazine recognizes the New Orleans CVB for the 27th consecutive year ... More

09/02/2010 Navigaytour Launches Gay and Lesbian Guide for the Big Easy

The New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) partners with Altus Agency to produce the ultimate LGBT guide to New Orleans ... More

09/01/2010 Maria Manzella Joins the New Orleans CVB's Tourism Sales Team

New hire’s strong bilingual skills showcases New Orleans as a multilingual, international destination ... More

08/16/2010 New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) Launches National Photo Contest

“Let’s Do Shots! New Orleans Photo Contest” Kicks Off August 16 ... More

08/03/2010 Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown 2010

Campaign encourages locals to rediscover New Orleans attractions and show support for hospitality industry ... More

08/02/2010 Experience COOLinary New Orleans—Celebrating Dining in America’s Most Delicious City

Special August-September culinary promotion celebrates incredible cuisine with a growing list of more than 20 restaurants ... More

07/30/2010 New Orleans CVB Executive Kim Priez Elected Board Member of Louisiana Travel Promotion Association

Priez will serve as a representative and voice of New Orleans’ hospitality community throughout the state ... More

07/30/2010 New Orleans CVB Launches New Website for Journalists Covering the Gulf Oil Spill

New online media center provides updates, information, videos and photography to traditional and online media to show the New Orleans' visitor experience and tourism industry continuing to operate despite oil cleanup efforts in the Gulf ... More

07/29/2010 Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Convenes in New Orleans

Events include 22 service projects, benefiting local non-profits, in honor of Delta’s 22 Founders ... More

07/27/2010 New Orleans CVB Bolsters Sales Team in Midwest and Mid-Atlantic Regions

Additional representation in Washington, D.C. and Chicago offers added value for convention clients ... More

07/26/2010 Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans CVB Inducted at Chairman of the Board for DMAI

Today an exciting and unprecedented event has occurred for New Orleans' hospitality industry. Stephen Perry, President and CEO of the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB), was inducted as the Chairman of the Board for Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI), the international governing body of convention and visitor bureaus. ... More

07/09/2010 New Orleans Rated No. 7 on List of Top Cities in US and Canada

New Orleans is rated the seventh best city in the U.S. and Canada according to Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2010 readers’ poll announced today. The last time New Orleans made the list of top ten cities in the U.S. and Canada was in 2005 when it was ranked No. 10. ... More

07/07/2010 Rebecca Landry Joins the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau’s (CVB) Award-Winning Sales Team

Eight years in leisure and convention sales brings extensive understanding of hospitality industry ... More

06/21/2010 Release 1: New Orleans Ranks First in Growth Among Top 25 U.S. Destinations in Hotel Performance

According to Smith Travel Research, New Orleans posts highest RevPar change in nation ... More

06/21/2010 Release 2: New Orleans Ranks First In Growth Among Top 25 U.S. Destinations in Hotel Performance

According to Smith Travel Research, New Orleans posts highest RevPar change in nation ... More

06/02/2010 New Orleans CVB Welcome Jennifer Day as Director of Communications and PR

New addition brings vast film industry experience to the New Orleans CVB ... More

05/17/2010 New Orleans Secures the Society of Government Meeting Professionals’ 2012 Annual Meeting

CVB develops new marketing initiatives, geared specifically toward government meeting professionals ... More

05/13/2010 New Orleans Participating in First-Ever Industry-Wide Promotion to Stimulate Travel

New Orleans is participating in a unique, one-month promotion through a specially created website, DailyGetaways.com, joining nearly 50 of America’s top destinations and travel brands to provide once-in-a-lifetime experiences and tremendous values unavailable anywhere else ... More

05/10/2010 New Orleans CVB Celebrates 50th Anniversary and Value of $7 Billion Tourism Industry to New Orleans

May 11th National Tourism Week Business Expo and Luncheon will celebrate accomplishments from the past and the bright future for the city’s main economic engine ... More

05/10/2010 New Orleans Ranks as Top Destination in the World for Nightlife

Also recognized as third in Food & Wine Destinations of the United States and fourth in the World; ninth destination in the United States for Culture & Sightseeing; and 15th in the Top 25 Destinations in the United States ... More

03/19/2010 Sip & Savor in a Super Southern City

Three culinary festivals sure to satisfy every taste bud in summer 2010 ... More

03/03/2010 New Orleans CVB and New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Secure Six Major Conventions

Six major citywide conventions expected to bring 66,000 attendees and generate $77 million in economic impact between 2012 and 2014 ... More

02/26/2010 A Message from Stephen Perry: Travel Promotion Act Passes

... More

02/24/2010 Obama Administration Selects New Orleans CVB President and CEO

Unprecedented leadership positions with the U. S. Travel and Tourism Advisory Board, Destination Marketing Association International and the U.S. Travel Association makes New Orleans a top national player in the $770 billion American travel industry ... More

02/02/2010 Bring a Taste of New Orleans To Your Home on the Day of the Big Game

Opportunities Abound to Reflect the Spirit of New Orleans Wherever You Live and Plan to Party ... More

01/29/2010 Top Tourism Executives from New Orleans and Indianapolis Wager on Super Bowl

... More