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Gulf Tourism

2 Years Later, Some Gulf Tourists Return

Reuters | Posted 07.27.2012 | Green

* New Orleans, Florida Panhandle visitors surge * Some areas still waiting to recover * Tourism officials say BP money h...

Will Americans Buy BP's Slick PR Blitz Following Gulf Oil Spill?

AP | By CAIN BURDEAU | Posted 01.08.2012 | Green

NEW ORLEANS -- Nearly 20 months after its massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill – and just as the nation focuses on New Orleans, host of the BCS titl...

Feds Allow Fishing Of Species Normally Off Limits To Boost Gulf Tourism

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — The Gulf Coast's tourism industry is betting on red snapper to survive the winter. In an unusual move, the federal governm...

Waiting For BP Checks, Gulf Families Struggle With Unemployment, Hunger

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Five months after the Gulf oil spill, many residents in coastal communities are still finding themselves out of work. Tourism has taken a steep plunge...

Fact Vs. Fiction In Gulf Coast Tourism

AP | NOAKI SCHWARTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

BILOXI, Miss. — On the great yawning porch that once belonged to Confederate president Jefferson Davis, two women sit in rockers listening to th...

Gulf Beaches Faring OK During Spill, Report Finds

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

A new report to be released today will show that while the oil from the Gulf spill has not reached many beaches, many tourists are shying away from vi...

Tourism Executives: Gulf Needs Marketing Money

AP | ILEANA MORALES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — States bordering the gushing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico need as much as $500 million to boost tourism with marketing campaigns...