New Orleans is one of the most restrictive U.S. cities when it comes to short-term rentals but city council members and residents can't afford to let anti-Airbnb sentiments block more tourism revenue from coming into a recovering city.
We don't think we've found a type of food tourism that we don't like, which is amazing because there are many types of tourism that don't make us happy.
Hurricane Katrina forced New Orleans to change, but as with any tumultuous event, there are winners and losers in the aftermath. The tourism sector has come back fairly healthy.
New Orleans really needs a boost in the quality of life for its residents before it can take its tourism offering to the next level.
The French Quarter needs more cops and it looks like the tourists will end up paying for them.
New Orleans still has a ways to catch up in terms of its hotel offering, but this is a good kick in the pants to encourage additional development.
It takes guts for a destination marketing organization to announce to the world that its state governor is a political opportunist trying to take down tourism for his own political benefit. Brave and smart move by New Orleans.
It's great to see a tourism initiative that connects destinations by visitors' interests rather than by annual marketing budgets by particular cities and states.
Nearly ten years after Hurricane Katrina New Orleans has rebuilt to the point where it can start claiming market share from regional rivals again.