Iberia tag 4C 
March 19, 2013
Dear Tourism Stakeholder,


Hola! Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Iberian Ambassador of the Week

Mama Redell Miller with Acadiana Bayous and Byways to our family of stakeholders. Redell offers tour coordinating & step-on-guide services, as well as cultural/educational entertainment, workshops and shows. Visit her website and facebook to learn more. 

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Industry News 

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites of New Iberia was honored to have the crew for Sweet Tea Productions, LLC stay with them. The crew shot a pilot for a new series titled "Sweet Tea" for TNN (The Nashville Network) last Monday, March 11. The pilot will feature Mallory Ervin as host for the 30-minute pilot that will feature unique adventures and locales along 30A in Florida, the Mobile, Alabama area and stops in New Orleans and Avery Island.
  • A camera crew contracted by the Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau filmed many Iberia Parish tourism assets last week including the inaugural Delcambre Seafood/Farmer's Market. The thirty plus hours of film will be used to create promotional videos for our website, online marketing programs, Youtube and a mobile site app.  
  • Jane Braud with the Main Street Program and president of the Downtown Business Association would like to share the following letter with you concerning the Spring Downtown Artwalk.
  • The Louisiana Office of Tourism budget impacts Iberia Parish! We encourage all tourism stakeholders to follow this link and send a pre-drafted letter to members of the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee asking them to support tourism during the upcoming legislative session. This is a campaign of the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association and the Louisiana Association of Convention & Visitors Bureaus.
  • The Secretary of the Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries as administrator of LA's Scenic Rivers System is considering Bayou Teche for inclusion as a designated Historic and Scenic River in LA's Scenic Rivers System. Written comments may be submitted now and will be accepted for a period of five days after the last hearing date. Submit your comments to: Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries, Scenic Rivers Program, P.O. Box 98000, Baton Rouge, LA 70898.

        Three public hearings will be held:

    • March 22, 6:30 p.m., St. Mary Parish Library, 100 Charleston Rd., Baldwin

    • March 25, 6:30 p.m., Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia

    • March 26, 6:30 p.m., Arnaudville Civic Center, 291 Guidroz St., Arnaudville

Marketing Opportunities
  • Reserve your ad space in the Fall 2013 edition of the Louisiana Schools Field Trip Guide produced by the Birmingham News. The guide will be mailed directly to evey 3rd through 8th grade classroom teacher in Louisiana. It will provide more than 15,000 teachers with a valuable resource for locating exciting and educational field trip destinations, while offering worthwhile organizations a unique way to promote themselves and reach potential visitors. Advertising rates for the guide include design and full color printing. The IPCVB advertised in the guide's spring edition. Contact our office for more information.
  • Logo: jpg file at 300 dpi

    Photo: jpeg format, 300 dpi.

    Offer: 60 words including offer, expiration date, restrictions, number of people admitted per coupon plus tracking code or bar code if you wish.

    Copy: 75 word description

    You will see a proof of your coupon before it goes live.

  • Are you in the wedding business? The June/July issue of Acadiana Profile will feature weddings and destinations. Click here to request a media kit.
Iberia in the Media
  • Check out our progress report in the March issue of Acadiana Lifestyle (p. 55).
On the Web
Around Louisiana
  • Louisiana fishermen attended a coastal ecotourism workshop last week to learn about income opportunities.

A bientôt (See you soon!)



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