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November 01, 2017

The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Opens Executive Director Position

Announcement:
Executive Director Job Opening
Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is accepting resumes for the position of Executive Director.

Organization Overview

The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is a political subdivision of the state of Louisiana and is legislatively designated as the official agency responsible for the marketing, development, and promotion of tourism in Terrebonne Parish.  The mission of the bureau is to create the Houma area as a premier destination to attract visitors for overnight stays thus enhancing the economic impact on the entire community.

Summary of Position

This position serves as the chief operating officer of the Bureau reporting to the… Read More »


October 19, 2017

2018 Festival Sponsorship Application

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

Contact: Sondra Corbitt
sondra.corbitt@houmatravel.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tourism Office Offering 2018 Festival Grant

October 10, 2017 – The Houma Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau is now accepting applications for the 2018 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 2018 event applications will be due on November 15, 2017. In addition, all applicants must attend a MANDATORY Sponsorship Guideline Review meeting on October 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the Houma Area Convention & Visitor’s Bureau. … Read More »


August 10, 2017

Lt. Gov. holds rural tourism talks in Gray

http://www.houmatoday.com/news/20170809/lt-gov-holds-rural-tourism-talks-in-gray 

By Dan Boudreaux Staff Writer
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at 6:40 PM
Updated Aug 9, 2017 at 6:40 PM

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and over 50 members of the regional tourism and business industries today discussed how to get tourists to visit the less-populated communities in the state.


“This is a great opportunity to have this forum to figure out how we can bring people to the rural areas of Louisiana, and it fits right in to our ambassador program, our ‘Staycation’ program, our fishing tours and our marketing strategy of ‘The Great Outdoors of Louisiana,’ ” Nungesser said during his Rural Tourism Roundtable at the Houma Area Convention and… Read More »


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 »