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New Orleans CVB uses Web Video to Show the Rebirth of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 30, 2006

The Rebirth of New Orleans is the focus of an exciting series of video news reports being produced by Trumpet for the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau (NOMCVB).

Simply put, these video reports show all the good things happening every week in the Crescent City, whether it’s the reopening of Harrah’s, the return of the New Orleans Hornets to the Arena or the staging of the 150th anniversary of Mardi Gras. The series was designed to give out-of-town viewers a snapshot of life in New Orleans today.

Stories include: a preview of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival; shopping on Magazine Street, strolling the French Quarter or listening to jazz in Faubourg Marigny; the return of favorite New Orleans haunts – K-Paul’s, Mother’s, Pat O’Briens; the re-opening of One Canal Place; sporting events such as the Mardi Gras Marathon; and welcoming the first major convention to be held in New Orleans since the storm.

The target audience for these video news reports is convention and meeting planners, tourism professionals, and visitors. The series is primarily distributed via streaming web video and targeted email newsletters. It is live on the NOMCVB site at www.neworleanscvb.com/progressreports. It is the place to follow the rebirth of New Orleans music, cuisine and cultural events and assist visitors make informed decisions about visiting New Orleans

About The New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau:

Since 1960, the New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau has been the driving force behind New Orleans’ most important industry, attracting $ 4.9 billion to the region annually. Nationally recognized for business travelers and vacationers. Last year, the NOMCVB welcomed a record-breaking 10.1 million visitors to one of America’s favorite meeting and leisure destinations. The NOMCVB is committed to rebuilding the city of New Orleans.

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