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Articles tagged “louisiana”

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Reality TV Show ‘Swamp People’ Sparks Tourism Boom in Louisiana Wetlands

Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press

Nothing drives tourists to an unlikely destination like a hit TV show. Evidence of the strategy's success can be seen at the national park from Hunger Games, the Albuquerque candy shop made famous by Breaking Bad, or the isolated downtown where mummies roam in the Walking Dead.

7 years ago

Louisiana City Tourism Board Debuts iBook for Tablets to Strum Its Stuff

Louisiana City Tourism Board Debuts iBook for Tablets to Strum Its Stuff

Associated Press

Are cost-effective iBooks the way to go to promote local tourism? The City of Lafayette, Louisiana, is going to find out.

7 years ago

Louisiana breaks state tourism record with over 26 million visitors in 2012

Louisiana breaks state tourism record with over 26 million visitors in 2012

Litttice Bacon-Blood, Associated Press

Louisiana will again break records in 2013 with tourists pouring into the state for this year's combo Super Bowl and Mardi Gras celebrations.

7 years ago

Louisiana celebrates its deep musical roots in new tourism ad campaign

Louisiana celebrates its deep musical roots in new tourism ad campaign

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Louisiana timed the new campaign just as its two major events for 2013 came to an end in an attempt to keep the momentum going and incoming visitor numbers rolling.

7 years ago