Tourism Biz - May 2020

Live Oaks and Mini Golf

  As coronavirus restrictions ease and those who haven’t been frontline workers cautiously leave their homes, being a tourist in your hometown is more tantalizing than ever. One of New Orleans’ most popular tourist destinations is City Park, and it…

Flying the Socially Distant Skies

  Yesterday, 190,477 people were screened by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) at airports nationwide. On the same day last year, 2,312,727 travelers were screened. With companies continuing to limit work trips and leisure trips looking questionable, the precipitous decline…

Carpe Diem?

  Following the statewide lifting of the stay-at-home order, New Orleans will begin to open up businesses Saturday at 6 a.m. New Orleans, considered a hot spot for the coronavirus with 6,718 cases and 477 deaths, will have stricter mandates…

Future of Cruising Uncertain

  In the ever-shifting landscape created by the uncertainties of coronavirus, the seascape fares no better. Cruise lines are extending cancelations, suffering financial losses, and New Orleans, the sixth-largest cruise port in the United States, is being directly impacted. Carnival…