Destination Updates

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards issued a stay-at-home order to combat coronavirus spread. The order requires Louisiana residents to shelter-at-home unless going out for essential tasks effective until April 30. Many attractions, concerts, events, and festivals have either been postponed or canceled activities until that 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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