|Posted on 4/20/2017 6:48:00 AM.|
North Louisiana is known for its great locations for bass fishing, which is why the Lt. Governor’s Office in partnership with the Office of Tourism and state parks has announced the launch of the Louisiana Bass Trail.
|Billy Nungesser, Louisiana Bass Trail, fishing, Sportsman's Paradise|
|Posted on 4/12/2017 4:26:00 AM.|
For a fifth consecutive year, Louisiana broke a record for tourism. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says in 2016, the state welcomed a record 47 million visitors, which is more than a 2 percent increase over the previous year. He says tourists spent an average of $360 a person.
|Billy Nungesser, tourism, confederate monuments, Tim Chester|
|Posted on 4/7/2017 10:59:00 AM.|
Festival season is in full swing in all corners of the Bayou State. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the Blues Festival gets underway in the Capitol City, while the Crawfish Festival kicks off in Lake Charles. He says there’s plenty to do in Louisiana this weekend.
(photo courtesy of Facebook)
|Billy Nungesser, festival season, tourism, festivals|
|Posted on 3/27/2017 6:28:00 AM.|
Today the first direct flight from New Orleans to London takes off out of the Louis Armstrong Airport. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will be aboard the British Airways flight and says this is an exciting day for all travelers in the state. He says now that this direct flight is available, it opens up the doors for international tourism to Louisiana.
|Billy Nungesser, London, direct flight, British Airways|
|Posted on 3/14/2017 3:49:00 AM.|
The Louisiana Office of Tourism is promoting the Bayou State to travelers from Germany, as Condor Airlines prepares to offer direct flights to New Orleans this summer. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says representatives from his office spent the last week in Berlin promoting Louisiana’s food, culture, and history to the German-speaking market. But their efforts don’t stop there.
|Billy Nungesser, LOT, tourism, Germany, New Orleans|
|Posted on 3/10/2017 12:19:00 PM.|
As Louisianans prepare for crawfish boils this weekend, one lucky crawdad won’t be in a sack. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser teamed up with Zatarain’s to pardon a mudbug. He says the crawfish was set free in Bayou Segnette State Park to live out his days safe from crawfishers’ nets.
|Billy Nungesser, crawfish, Zatarain's, Emile the Crawfish|
|Posted on 2/24/2017 5:01:00 AM.|
The big Mardi Gras weekend has arrived as cities and towns will
be celebrating the carnival season with parades and traditional Mardi Gras festivities
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says Mardi Gras is not just popular in New Orleans
and Lafayette, central and north Louisiana are getting into the act. He says he
was recently the Grand Marshall of the first parade ever in Ball.
|Mardi Gras, celebrate, Billy Nungesser|
|Posted on 2/17/2017 1:09:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Office of Tourism has launched a new social media campaign to get Louisianans to promote tourism in our state. Lt Governor Billy Nungesser says the hashtag #OnlyInLouisiana allows residents to be tourism ambassadors for the Bayou State because no one can tell our story better than Louisianans.
|Billy Nungesser, LOT, #OnlyInLouisiana, tourism, Louisiana travel|
|Posted on 12/30/2016 3:44:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says they are thrilled to kick off 2017 by nationally showcasing our amazing culture through New Orleans during this year's "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve." It's the first time the production will do a Central Time Zone Countdown.
|New Orleans, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, Ryan Seacrest, Billy Nungesser, Lucy Hale|
|Posted on 12/14/2016 9:52:00 AM.|
The number of international visitors has grown in Louisiana, but Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, who oversees tourism in the state, doesn’t just want these travelers to visit New Orleans. Nungesser says there are direct flights into New Orleans from London, Germany, and Honduras, but he wants to see these tourists get out to the rest of the state.
|Billy Nungesser, international tourism, scenic byways|
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