A home of hospitality, homelessness and eternal hope, New Orleans is all things to all people. Here Sapphire Goss visits for Breaking Travel News to get a sense of this city on the swamp
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans has announced the upcoming opening of its signature Hotel, the Higgins Hotel & Conference Centre, Curio Collection by Hilton. The property will officially open its doors this November.
Opening in the autumn with interior design by Sara Ruffin Costello and landscape architecture by John Gray and Gray Gardens, the boutique hotel will feature 15 rooms, including four suites, a restaurant with an adjoining lobby bar, and a pool bar.
JW Marriott has announced the completion of JW Marriott New Orleans’ renovation, which includes an extensive transformation to all 494 guestrooms, seven suites and public spaces.
New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau has unveiled the new look of its destination website. The new website features responsive design, access to thousands of crowd-sourced images and a section for travel professionals that includes event calendars and suggested themed focused itineraries within the city.
On Monday, April 22, New Orleans tourism industry leaders and civic stakeholders gathered to announce the formation of their alliance as the Tricentennial Consortium, and present their Tricentennial Plan, a powerful holistic vision to be implemented in the next five years, that will create thousands of jobs, generate greatly increased tourism demand, spur economic development and ensure the continued growth of New Orleans’ economy for decades to come.