Our unique Cajun paradise offers something different around every corner, and we invite media and travel writers to see it all for themselves. The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau can provide the following services to travel writers upon request:
An itinerary can be developed to accommodate a writer’s specific needs, and can include accommodations, meals, attractions, a knowledgeable guide and interviews. The CVB staff can be totally hands on or hands off depending on the nature of the assignment, but a CVB representative will meet with the writer at some point during the course of their stay.
CVB can pay mileage for a writer to get here; we can drive them around in bureau vehicle; should rental car be necessary, we can make every attempt to keep the cost to the writer to a minimum.
The bureau maintains a lending library of digital photos and we are happy to take additional photography to meet your needs should you need images to accompany your story. We simply ask that you give photo credit.
The CVB will make every effort to accommodate travel writers and media representatives’ needs. We receive a considerable number of requests from journalists seeking media privileges. To most effectively accomplish our objectives and yours, we ask your cooperation in the following guidelines: