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March 16, 2017

“4 Reasons Why Louisiana is So Much More Than New Orleans”

In the article, "4 Reasons Why Louisiana is So Much More Than New Orleans" by Courtney McCaffrey, the swamps and bayous of the Houma area are listed as an excellent reason to venture outside of the city and see Louisiana. "The bayou is its own world of wildlife and wetlands," McCaffrey writes, "and it's what makes Louisiana one of the most distinct states in the U.S."

For more of Courtney Mcaffrey's article, visit the link below:

http://www.flightnetwork.com/blog/4-reasons-louisiana-is-so-much-more-than-new-orleans/

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September 29, 2016

Tourism Office Offering 2017 Festival Grant

Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau
P.O. Box 2792
Houma, LA 70361
985.868.2732

Contact: Sondra Corbitt
sondra.corbitt@houmatravel.com

Tourism Office Offering 2017 Festival Grant

September 28, 2016 – The Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2017 HACVB Tourism Festivals Marketing Program.  Terrebonne Parish events and festivals wishing to attract out of town visitors are eligible to apply.

Grants are awarded once a year and all 2017-event applications will be due on November 4, 2016. In addition, all applicants must attend a MANADATORY Sponsorship Guideline Review meeting on October 25, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the Houma Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau.  This grant is open to… Read More »


July 01, 2016

The Houma Area Opens New Visitors Center

The Houma Area Opens New Visitors Center

The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (HACVB) will officially open its new interpretive visitors center on July 9th with a community-wide celebration of Terrebonne Parish.

In collaboration with Duplantis Design Group, the HACVB developed a plan for a new 3700 square foot, glass and steel building. While maintaining the current visitors center as administrative offices, the new center allows more space for travelers as well as opportunities for the HACVB to grow. The modern design of the new visitors center contrasts the traditional design of the current building and represents a progression from the slow moving bayous of Terrebonne Parish to a modern, industrial Houma area.

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November 19, 2015

10 Reasons to Visit Houma

Travel writer Carri Wilbanks of CatchCarri.com visited the Houma area and published 10 Reasons to Visit Houma, Louisiana. Click here to see her highlights.

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October 08, 2015

Holiday Inn Houma, LA Wins the IHG® 2015 Quality Excellence Award

Holiday Inn Houma, Louisiana hotel received the IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group) 2015 Quality Excellence Award, given to hotels achieving distinction in all aspects of their operations. Out of a global portfolio of more than 4,900 hotels, only 85 hotels reached this designation in the Americas.

The Holiday Inn Houma, Louisiana was recognized during the 2015 IHG Americas Owners Conference in San Francisco, Calif., Sep. 30 – Oct. 2, 2015, held at Moscone West Convention Center.

“I am pleased to honor the Holiday Inn Houma, Louisiana with the Quality Excellence Award,” said Elie W. Maalouf, Chief Executive Officer - the Americas, IHG. “Winners in this category demonstrate the highest standards in product quality, hotel operation, and customer satisfaction… Read More »