New Orleans Faces Airlift Issues
- Happy tourism talk fails to convince operators. O'Connor, Terry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/21/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 44, p23
The author reflects on the remarks by Stephen Perry, chief executive officer (CEO) of the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc., about the recovery of the tourism sector in the New Orleans, Louisiana. He argues that Perry's statement is biased. Hotel operators claimed that...
- 'Voluntourism' steers students, corporations to N.O. recovery. Maloney, Stephen // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);3/26/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p14
The article focuses on the participation of conventioneers and college students in recovering New Orleans, Louisiana after the destruction brought by Hurricane Katrina. According to Mary Beth Romig, spokeswoman for the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau Inc., meeting...
- Tourism surge expected to carry into 2005 convention biz. Price, Chris // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);12/13/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p8
This article reports that New Orleans, Louisiana enjoyed one of its most successful years as a convention and business meeting destination in 2004. But convention and meeting planners say 2005 could be a much stronger convention year overall in terms of attendees and occupied hotel rooms....
- Deveney's command post caters to Katrina reporters. Slawsky, Richard // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);10/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p4
Reports on the move of Deveney Communication executives to set up a media command center with communications, wireless Internet access, snacks and an air-conditioned rest area to support the journalists embedded in the areas affected by Hurricane Katrina particularly in New Orleans. Statement of...
- New Orleans still jazzed for business. Schwartz, Matthew // B to B;8/14/2006, Vol. 91 Issue 10, p1
The article reports that the U.S. media is paying much attention to the areas in New Orleans, Louisiana that were hit hardest by Hurricane Katrina in 2005. After the disaster the media has been giving poor coverage to the tourist attractions of the city. Around one year back, the city was badly...
- Convention center: Bickering leads to ground-breaking. Parent, Tawn // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);12/25/95, Vol. 16 Issue 25, p18
Presents news on convention activities for the year 1995 in Louisiana. Phase III of New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau to begin in February 1996; Opening date push forward to 1998; Battle between City Council and Governor Edwin Edwards; Broadmoor contractors awarded contract.
- Jazziest site around. // America's Network;9/15/95, Vol. 99 Issue 18, p10
Reports on the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau's World Wide Web site. Features.
- Ringing up Business. Butler, Elisabeth // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);1/27/2003, Vol. 23 Issue 31, p1
Reports on the convention telephone plan of the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau in Louisiana. Promotion of tourism; Enlistment of local celebrities and tourism sales staff; Decline of the meeting schedules in the city.
- Showing tourists where locals go. Slaton, James // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);05/19/97, Vol. 17 Issue 46, p4
Reports on the development of a video advertisement for Crescent City by the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) in Louisiana. Description of a traditional tourist advertisement; Selection of Coupe Incorporated for the production of the video; Contents of the video...