MAR 2012

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Bourbon Orleans Completes Multimillion Dollar Renovation Planner Resources Home Planning Directory SPECI AL ADVER T I SI NG & I NF O RMAT I O N SECT I O N The Bourbon Orleans Hotel has just completed a multimillion dollar renovation affecting all of the hotel's 218 luxury guest rooms and 28 distinctive balcony suites. The renovation restored the iconic, French Quarter hotel's accommo- dations to the top-of-the-market offerings. Plush bedding packages from Sealy, new carpeting, wall colors and coverings, shutters, and furnishings along with refurbished bathrooms. Other in-room ameni- ties include complimentary wireless and wired Internet, coffee and bottled water service, 42- inch flat-screen TVs and ergonomic "Herman Miller" designed desk chairs. Also, the hotel added an enlarged, glass- fronted fitness center on the hotel's second floor with most modern "graduated resistance" equip- Meeting Site Showcase Laurie Guidry, Director of Sales & Marketing, Bourbon Orleans Hotel Laurie has 10 years of hospitality experience & is ready to serve your next meeting. (504) 523.2222 or (504) 571-4606 ment made by LIFEFITNESS, as well as free weights, exercise mats and mirrors. The Bourbon Orleans Hotel's focus in this renovation has been to provide a luxurious, French Quarter-centered guest experience, while offering the services all convention and business travelers appreciate. Unlike many other convention cities around the country, the closeness of New Orleans' downtown conven- tion center to the historic district allows con- vention visitors the best of both worlds— staying in the historic French Quarter, while being only a short cab or walk away from the convention center during the day. ■ 38 ConventionSouth MARCH 2012 www.con v DESTINATION SHOWCASE

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