|Posted on 11/15/2017 3:00:00 AM.|
|Have you ever thought Louisiana as a golf destination? Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is wanting to make it so. He is helping to re energize the Audubon Golf Trail. 15 courses statewide are included. He says this will be a valuable tool to gets visitors to vacation here and see what other attractions Louisiana has to offer.|
|Billy Nungesser, Audubon Golf Trail, Louisiana tourism|
|Posted on 11/6/2017 3:11:00 AM.|
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and 10 Louisiana chefs are in New York City to prepare the Bayou State’s world-class food and give the Big Apple a taste of what we have to offer. Nungesser says they hope to woo people with our culture and encourage them to take their next vacation to Louisiana.
|Billy Nungesser, NYC, chefs, taste of Louisiana|
|Posted on 10/26/2017 12:07:00 PM.|
Good news for Louisiana’s tourism industry. Nearly 25% of the new jobs in the state were related to tourism. Over 6,000 new travel related jobs were created in the last 12 months, based on data from the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says not only is the industry creating jobs, it’s also bringing in a large portion of the state’s tax revenue.
|Louisiana tourism, Billy Nungesser, state unemployment|
|Posted on 9/27/2017 9:07:00 AM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says he will not support anyone who disrespects the national anthem, including the Saints. He's in Europe right now promoting Louisiana tourism and direct flights to New Orleans, but says he has cancelled plans to attend the Saints game Sunday at Wembley Stadium.
|Billy Nungesser, National Anthem, Saints, protest, Europe, Wembley|
|Posted on 9/25/2017 3:12:00 AM.|
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is visiting Germany and the United Kingdom, leading a mission along with 17 tourism partners, to promote Louisiana and the direct flights into New Orleans. Nungesser says so far the international flights have been extremely popular.
|Billy Nungesser, Tourism, Germany, United Kingdom, |
|Posted on 8/31/2017 5:12:00 AM.|
Louisianans who want to help with the Harvey relief efforts
both in Texas and Louisiana can find ways to give at VolunteerLouisiana.gov.
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says thousands have already signed up to give their
time and resources to those in need.
|Billy Nungesser, Col. Ed Bush, LANG, Harvey, volunteer, |
|Posted on 8/8/2017 4:37:00 AM.|
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser seeks to boost tourism to rural areas. That’s why he’s scheduled meetings in small Louisiana towns to find the best way to promote local attractions. He says these rural areas don’t always have the money or expertise to market themselves.
|Billy Nungesser, tourism, small towns, Louisiana|
|Posted on 8/7/2017 1:52:00 PM.|
Michelle Southern reporting.
Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says the coming of the inaugural Flambeau Fest in Ascension Parish, whose lineup was announced today, is another example of how tourism in Louisiana is alive and well. He says the October 7 & 8 shows could begin another tradition that eventually attracts visitors the way Jazzfest and Bayou Country Superfest do.
|Flambeau Fest, Billy Nungesser, Hank Williams Jr, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Ascension Parish|
|Posted on 8/4/2017 11:05:00 AM.|
Chefs from around the country will compete at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans on Saturday for the chance to become the King or Queen of Seafood in the Great American Seafood Cook-off. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says this is a chance for Louisiana to show off our fresh seafood.
|Billy Nungesser, Great American Seafood Cook-Off, New Orleans|
|Posted on 6/21/2017 10:45:00 AM.|
The Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board along with Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser crowned the first woman, Chef Bonnie Breaux, the queen of Louisiana Seafood. After competing against 11 contestants, Breaux, of St. Martinville, took the title at the 10th annual Seafood Cook-Off in Lafayette.
|Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, Billy Nungesser, Bonnie Breaux, Louisiana Seafood Cook-Off|
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