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  • OSHA cites companies in New Orleans hotel collapse

    Published on : Saturday, April 4, 2020

    A central agency has issued citations against a dozen companies in connection with last fall’s deadly partial collapse of a hotel under construction in New Orleans. They include an engineering firm charged with a “willful” violation involving the design and …

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  • Port of New Orleans launches digital learning toolbox

    Published on : Thursday, March 26, 2020

    The Port of New Orleans (Port NOLA) launched its own digital Learning Toolbox today. The new digital technology aims to educate Louisiana students about the role of the local maritime industry and the port in everyday lives.     Port …

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  • New Orleans tourism are expected to face thousands of lay-offs next week

    Published on : Friday, March 20, 2020

    Among the 106 largest metro areas of the country, New Orleans, a tourism-dependent economy has the third-highest percentage of jobs in tourism, majorly at risk from the recession that is all set to create wave across the U.S., as per …

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  • Hospitality workers in New Orleans worried with the city’s convention industry coming to halt

    Published on : Wednesday, March 18, 2020

    Hospitality workers in New Orleans said that they do not know how they are going to make ends meet with the city’s convention industry coming to a virtual halt.   The corona virus epidemic and a new order from the …

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  • New Orleans least affected from corona virus threat

    Published on : Saturday, February 29, 2020

    In New Orleans, local travel agents have spoken about a number of cancellations over corona virus concerns.   However, many also said that they felt no impact with New Orleans tourism officials keeping a close watch.   In fact, tourism …

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  • New Orleans council members expect $5.7 million a year tourism funding

    Published on : Tuesday, February 18, 2020

    New Orleans City Council members appear to be willing to convert a tourism marketing organization into a fund to provide money for cultural purposes, but they want to see a more detailed plan from Mayor LaToya Cantrell’s administration before they …

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  • New Orleans named as best long haul city in the world

    Published on : Wednesday, January 1, 2020

    According to a new survey, New Orleans has been ranked the best long-haul city in the world. Which? readers rated the Deep South metropolis as the best world city with a score of 90 per cent. New Orleans is one …

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  • Disney Wonder to return to New Orleans

    Published on : Friday, September 27, 2019

    Disney Wonder is set to sail once again from New Orleans. The Disney Cruise Line ship will start its voyage from New Orleans by late January 2020 to begin offering four-, five-, seven- and even a 14-night cruise throughout the …

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  • The locals of New Orleans fight over tourist surge

    Published on : Thursday, July 4, 2019

    The residents of New Orleans are struggling back after overtourism witnessed visitor numbers surge.   The historic centre of the Louisiana City receives more than five times the number of tourists per resident in the current context than the centre …

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  • New Orleans to set up new hotel and conference centre in World War II museum

    Published on : Friday, January 12, 2018

    New Orleans’ National World War II Museum complex will see the addition of a new hotel and conference centre on the corner of the plot at Magazine Street and Andrew Higgins Boulevard in 2019. The building will take the name …

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  • Carnival Triumph cruise cancelled due to engine problems

    Published on : Friday, December 1, 2017

    A Carnival Cruise ship headed back from West Caribbean to New Orleans as it lost the engine power.       The ship is scheduled to dock at 8 p.m. on Thursday, according to a letter sent to passengers by …

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  • Carnival to expand short cruise supply from New Orleans, Galveston

    Published on : Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    Carnival, the cruise giant is planning on increasing its capacity for short cruises out of Galveston, New Orleans and also Texas.   On Thursday this Miami-based cruise line asserted that it would be replacing the 2,974-passenger Carnival Valor in Galveston …

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  • New Orleans will get world’s biggest cruise

    Published on : Friday, October 13, 2017

    New Orleans will get the largest cruise ship this season. It will be world’s biggest cruise ship.     Norwegian Cruise Line’s 4,000-passenger Norwegian Breakaway will begin its sailing from the city in November 2018.       Norwegian Breakaway …

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  • Coastal areas to be evacuated, US braces for Hurricane Nate

    Published on : Saturday, October 7, 2017

      The National Hurricane Center reported that the Hurricane Nate was gradually picking up more strength while moving towards the US Gulf Coast and becoming a Category 1 storm.     Local state of emergency was declared by Louisiana and …

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  • Nexion ready with brand new technology for members

    Published on : Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Nexion is a host agency for travel professionals that has recently unveiled its brand new technology platform at CoNexion that was hosted from 16th till 19th September in New Orleans.   The new program, known as myNexion offers members new …

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  • British Airways plans turning trash into biofuel for its jets

    Published on : Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    British Airways has declared that it is planning to establish a series of waste plants with a potential to transform regular household waste into jet fuel for powering its fleet.   This plan is currently being assessed in coordination with …

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  • Harvey flowing compels Carnival to send cruise vessels back to New Orleans

    Published on : Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Carnival Cruise Lines has started routing ships to New Orleans as Hurricane Harvey-induced incessant rains continued to strike Louisiana and Texas coastlines. Carnival Breeze, Carnival Valor and Carnival Freedom are the three Carnival vessels that had spent 29th August and …

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  • Royal Caribbean shifts its cruises from Galveston to Miami

    Published on : Monday, August 28, 2017

    Due to Hurricane Category 4 storm named Harvey, all the cruise ships of Royal Caribbean have been diverted from Galveston to Port of Miami, as the Port of Galveston has been closed.     Carnival is giving Carnival Breeze passengers …

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  • Hurricane Harvey leaves 20,000 cruise passengers stuck at sea

    Published on : Saturday, August 26, 2017

    Hurricane Harvey has left a large number of holidaymakers aboard cruise vessels stuck at the sea till it passes away.   About 20,000 passengers on board four cruise lines on previously scheduled ships to dock in Galveston in Texas might …

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  • American Eagle makes emergency landing in Alabama

    Published on : Thursday, June 22, 2017

    An aircraft of American Eagle that was carrying 65 passengers on board was compelled to go for an emergency landing in Selma in Alabama following the detection of a burning smell inside the cabin and also the plane’s cockpit.   …

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