Destination Updates

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a notice that following continued improvement in Louisiana’s COVID-19 outlook and a significant increase in testing capacity and contact tracing, Louisiana is currently in Phase 2 of the White House’s reopening strategy. Many businesses and events have adjusted to accommodate patrons during this time. View Updates

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CVB of the Year

The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) was recently honored with the highly coveted Shining Example Award for Tourism Office of the Year from a pool of CVB nominations from the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia & West Virginia.

The staff at the CVB had a tremendously successful year from 2014, well into 2015, with major accomplishments including the opening Creole Nature Trail Adventure Point, hosting Travel Media Showcase national event of media professionals, and creating ‘My Southwest Louisiana Home’ original video and song (Watch Below). Not to mention, the CVB launched several apps in addition to working with sporting events and hosting groups. 

 

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