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New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau

New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces 2006 Christmas New Orleans Style Fam for Travel Professionals
Fam package includes three days, two nights hotel accommodations for $49 per person

NEW ORLEANS – November 1, 2006 –The New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOMCVB) announces this year’s Christmas New Orleans Style fam, a great opportunity to celebrate the holiday season in the Crescent City.

From December 8-24, 2006, travel professionals can celebrate the season in New Orleans for three days and two nights. In addition to accommodations, the $49 package includes:

  • Jazz Brunch at the Court of Two Sisters or a three-course meal at Jimmy Buffet’s Margaritaville
  • Gray Line Tour
  • Holiday concerts at St. Louis Cathedral
  • Blaine Kern’s Mardi Gras World tour
  • Admission to the Cabildo, Presbytere, Longue Vue House & Gardens, and Gallier House
  • Admission to the National World War II Museum, Oak Alley Plantation and Hermann-Grima House
  • Cooking demonstrations
  • Café au lait and beignets at Café du Monde
  • Two for one daytime riverboat cruise aboard the Cajun Queen
  • All taxes

To view more details and rules of the 2006 Christmas New Orleans Style fam, please visit

Some attractions may have limited days and hours of operation and no transportation, airport transfers or parking is included. Most attractions are closed December 24-25. For more information or to make a reservation for the “Christmas Fam,” please and contact the following company: Destination Management, Inc: 800-488-4364 (4DMI). Proof of IATA or CLIA status must be given at the time of booking. The deadline to purchase this package is December 1, 2006.

There is nothing more special than being in New Orleans during the holiday season. The NOMCVB invites travel professionals to see for themselves why New Orleans is such a wonderful place to be in December.

About New Orleans Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOMCVB)
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 superior customer service, NOMCVB represents over 1,200 members and provides convention services and visitor information for business travelers and vacationers. In 2004, 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.