New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation (NOTMC) launches its 30th Annual Christmas New Orleans Style campaign to national, regional and internet audience
Tourism Marketing Corporation, (NOTMC) and French Quarter Festivals, Inc.
(FQFI) announce four new additions to its seasonal Christmas New Orleans Style celebration.
always has something magical about it, but especially at Christmas," said
Mayor Mitch Landrieu. “Music, unique Reveillon dinners, and holiday traditions
give families an opportunity over six full weeks to learn and experience the
season while enjoying moderate temperatures."
Christmas New Orleans Style experience features four new additions this holiday
season. Luna Fete, which runs through the first week in December, will see
iconic Gallier Hall become the canvas for a brilliant display of art and light.
Reveillon on the rocks will debut over 45 specialty holiday cocktails, and NOLA
Christmas Fest will take families inside the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial
Convention Center to experience a holiday adventure. NOTMC is also launching 'New Orleans City Store', an
e-commerce portal that will sell officially branded New Orleans merchandise,
just in time for gift-giving.
trip ahead by using followyourjoy.com,” said Marci Schramm, Executive Director
of French Quarter Festivals, Inc. “While in town,
be sure to pick up a free ‘Christmas New Orleans Style’ guidebook from a
concierge or Visitors Center. The guidebook is the only place to find
everything there is to experience, eat, drink – and have fun – during the
holidays in New Orleans!”
fifteen-second 'Follow your Joy' TV spot features the voice of actor and New
Orleanian John Goodman, along with a soundtrack by the New Birth Brass Band.
Iconic New Orleans scenes include historic architecture, attractions throughout
the city, holiday food, and seasonal events.'
The spot is
airing in 13 regional television markets that include Baton Rouge, Shreveport,
Lafayette, Lake Charles, and the Monroe LA/El Dorado, AR market; Houston, and
Dallas, TX; Memphis, TN; Montgomery, and the Mobile, AL/Pensacola, FL market,
Jackson, Columbus/Tupelo, and Gulfport/Biloxi, MS.
include prime time shows such as 'The Voice,' morning news and late night TV,
as well as high-profile sporting events such as Thanksgiving Day NFL football,
the 41st Bayou Classic, and holiday specials 'Shrek the Halls' and 'How the
Grinch Stole Christmas'.
Orleans will welcome visitors and locals all over the city this season,” said
Mark Romig, President and CEO of NOTMC. “From NOLA Christmas Fest, to
Celebration in the Oaks at City Park, to historic French Quarter caroling and
old-fashioned Christmas performances with the Victory Belles at the National
WWII Museum, the city will burst at the seams with beautiful lights, the songs
of the season, and satisfying holiday food and drink.”
The spot is viewable online at GoNOLA TV found on
YouTube. The website, FollowYourJoy.com, showcases 'Christmas New Orleans
Style' events listing concerts, Christmas shopping, Reveillon dinners, and Papa
Noel hotel rates. Additionally, visitors and locals are invited to share
personal holiday scenes on Instagram by tagging photos with
To learn more about Christmas New Orleans Style,
and to view the 2014 CNOS guide book listing all scheduled events, visit
FollowYourJoy.com or FQFI.org. Hotel reservations, including special citywide
rates, can be booked via direct links to hotels on FollowYourJoy.com.
For a schedule of events or more information on Christmas New Orleans Style,
call (504) 522-5730 or visit www.FollowYourJoy.com.