Author: Jennifer Gibson Schecter

What Is The Future of Travel?

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. Two years ago, the streets of the French Quarter were empty, your favorite restaurant was closed or carry-out only, and Jazz…

Eats Without Meats

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home.   The lure and lore of the New Orleans food scene draws millions…

Wellness Travel

  Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. A vacation in New Orleans is hardly synonymous with healthy travel. Our…

Flying High

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   In a year…

Historical Memory

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   One of the…

Ship Ahoy

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com. In March 2020, global…

Rites of Summer

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   The humidity was…

Ready for Takeoff

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   While the Covid-19…

So Close, Yet So Far

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   We’re all feeling…

Sausage Celebration

Jennifer Gibson Schecter was once a tourist in New Orleans herself and is now proud to call NOLA home. She also writes the Wednesday Tourism Blog on BizNewOrleans.com.   “Andouille is a…

Au Revoir, Sort Of

  The only thing that is constant is change. And in these new COVID-19 times, change comes continuously. This will be the last Biz Tourism Blog for the foreseeable future, possibly forever. Biz online remains committed to tourism coverage and…

Somewhere Beyond the Sea

  Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA), the world’s largest cruise industry trade association, announced last week that its ocean-going cruise line members will extend the suspension of cruise operations from U.S. ports until Sept. 15, 2020. The current “No Sail…

Vote Early, Vote Often

  Tourist-favorite attractions, Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium for the Americas, have been nominated by USA TODAY for the 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards. This makes four years running for the New Orleans institutions to be nominated by an expert panel…