|Posted on 2/20/2018 10:24:00 AM.|
|US Presidents pardon turkeys on Thanksgiving, Louisiana pardons a crawfish early in the crawfish season. The crawfish will be allowed to live his life out peacefully. Today's event was sponsored by the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board and Zatarain’s. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says “Emile” is lucky to be picked for the “annual pardoning of the crawfish”. |
|Emile, Billy Nungesser, Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board|
|Posted on 2/13/2018 5:00:00 AM.|
|Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is celebrating Mardi Gras, he’s just not in Louisiana. He’s helping to promote Louisiana’s new travel tourism slogan “Louisiana: Feed Your Soul.” The new brand is being promoted in several states, including the nation’s capital.
|Billy Nungesser, Feed Your Soul, Louisiana tourism|
|Posted on 2/9/2018 11:26:00 AM.|
The carnival season ramps up this weekend with parades all across the state. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser says New Orleans is the focal point for Mardi Gras, but the entire state benefits from an influx of tourists who want to be a part of the celebration.More
|Mardi Gras, Billy Nungesser, Barry Keim|
|Posted on 1/23/2018 3:44:00 PM.|
|“Feed Your Soul” is the new brand Louisiana will use to promote tourism to the state. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser hopes the slogan will target travelers who are in constant pursuit of enjoyment.More|
|Feed Your Soul, Pick Your Passion, Billy Nungesser|
|Posted on 1/18/2018 3:00:00 AM.|
Travel review website RewardExpert finds people vacationing in Louisiana are the “happiest and most satisfied of tourists.” The site found that 98-percent of visitors to the Bayou State are happier with their trip here than other states. Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser credits Louisiana’s hospitality.
|Billy Nungesser, RewardExpert, tourism|
|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, |
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