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Iberia tag 4C 
December 2014  

Dear Tourism Stakeholder, 
Voici les nouvelles (Here is the news):
Iberian Ambassador of the Month 
Madame Susannah Malbreaux is Candlewood Suites' new general manager. You can contact her at 337-256-8113 or

Meetings and Events
Nov. 1- 
Dec. 31
Nov. 1- 
Dec. 31
Dec. 23
Iberia Parish Tourist Commission Meeting, 10:30 a.m., IPCVB

Gracias, merci, thank you!
  • BAYOU TECHE GUEST COTTAGE for providing complimentary lodging to travel writer Kimberley Lovato.

    • Holiday Inn Express & Suites - 2-night stay 
    • Jefferson Island Café Jefferson - lunch
    • All our attractions - VIP passes

Industry News 

    • Help us spread the word, use the hashtags on social media and come pick up your Blue Magic on Main flyers and poster at our visitor center today!

  • Blue Magic on Main
  • Delcambre's holiday events
  • Shadows and the Jefferson Home
  • George Rodrigue Exhibit

  • MEDIA TOUR: Travel writer Kimberley Levato is visiting our area today, Dec. 8, to write a culinary piece for American Way magazine (in-flight for American Airlines). She'll be pitching several other media outlets, and she writes for publications like Cooking Light, AFAR and National Geographic Traveler.


  • JEANERETTE MUSEUM will host the traveling exhibit "The World Will Move: Civil Rights & Public Transportation in Louisiana 1860s-1950s" Jan. 26- March 6, 2015.

  • IBERIA GETAWAY: We are sponsoring a New Iberia-Avery Island Getaway for the Louisiana Tourism Coastal Coalition's social coaster campaign. Spread the word!

  • BUSINESS IMPACT AWARD: The Greater Iberia Chamber needs your nominations by Dec. 15 for this award to be given at the chamber's annual banquet Jan. 22. WEBINAR

Social Media/Web Tip of the Month
  • FREE WEBINAR: Learn about the hottest new market segments and how to target them this Thursday, Dec. 11 at 1 p.m. Use promo code SusanSentMe to register here.

Iberia in the Media
  • LOUISIANA KITCHEN AND CULTURE blogged about our Blue Magic on Main Getaway. If you are looking for inspiration for your holiday dinner, check out the large selection of recipes on their website or pick up a free copy of the magazine at our welcome center.
Window Wonderland on KATC

  • TRAVELHOST: Check out our Blue Magic on Main article (p. 26), full page ad (p. 5) and article on Clifton Chenier (p. 34) in the winter issue. Pick up your free copy at our welcome center today or click here to read it online.
Clementine's Martini
  • CLEMENTINE made it to the list of 11 best bars outside of New Orleans. 

  • KPLC-TV: Watch their video on upcoming changes at TABASCO®

On the Web
  • Jeanerette Museum outside JEANERETTE MUSEUM has a new website.




  • JUNGLE GARDENS: Find out why they have a Buddha statue.
  • SHADOWS-ON-THE-TECHE is inspiring artists in residence Lynda Frese and David Greely. Learn more in this blog post by the National Trust.

Louisiana and Beyond


A bientôt (See you soon!)



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