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Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser Advertises Louisiana Abroad

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Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser is visiting Germany and the United Kingdom, leading a mission along with 17 tourism partners, to promote Louisiana and the direct flights into New Orleans. Nungesser says so far the international flights have been extremely popular.

Nungesser says Germans are required to take 24 days of paid vacation every year, and he wants them to come to Louisiana. During the mission, Nungesser will be a guest on several radio shows in Frankfurt, Hamburg, and Hannover. He plans to talk about the music, the food and other great things to see here in Louisiana.

The group will host several events to promote Louisiana’s authentic experience to travel agents, media partners, and tour operators of several high-profile German travel and tourism companies. Nungesser says we have a ton of tourist-friendly, major events on the horizon, like the Tri-centennial of New Orleans, and the 150th anniversary of Tabasco.