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May 27, 2015

Rougarou Selected as Top 20 by Southeast Tourism Society

The organizers of the Rougarou Fest are proud to announce that the Southeast Tourism Society selected Rougarou Fest as a Top 20 Event during the month of October. Participating states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Many thanks go to all the volunteers and sponsors that make the festival possible.

From the Southeast Tourism Society website, "The best events across the Southeast compete to receive the prestigious Top 20 Events designation. Through a nomination process, Southeast Tourism Society chooses the Top 20 events in the Southeast for each month of the year and publishes this list of winners quarterly. The Top 20 Events publication is sent to over 1,600… Read More »

May 15, 2015

The HACVB Draws Global Tourists with New High-Tech Geocaching GeoTour

Houma Travel joins ranks with National Parks, Smithsonian, and destinations around the world to expand their reach with Geocaching GeoTours

The Houma Travel Geotour ( ) is the newest GeoTour welcoming explorers of all ages and available to six million Geocachers through and its smartphone apps.   The Houma Travel Geotour offers 25 unique caches which deliver adventures to downtown landmarks, historic locations, wildlife refuges, and cultural sights.

The HACVB’s Executive Director, Sharon Alford states, “The Houma Area Convention and Visitors Bureau is very pleased to launch Louisiana’s first official GeoTour. Geocaching is a very popular international phenomenon and is gaining popularity quickly. The bureau recognizes geocaching as being an excellent vehicle to introduce visitors to our… Read More »