River Parishes Tourist Commission

Public Notice

The public is hereby notified the River Parishes Tourist Commission regular meeting will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, May 16th at the St. John the Baptist Parish Council Chambers at 1811 W Airline Hwy, Laplace, LA 70068.

The public is hereby notified the River Parishes Tourist Commission will hold a Budget Committee meeting immediately following its regular meeting on May 16th at the St. John the Baptist Parish Council Chambers at 1811 W Airline Hwy, Laplace, LA 70068.

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Upcoming Meeting

May 16, 2019

June 20, 2019

July 18, 2019

August 15, 2019

September 19, 2019

October 16, 2019

November 21, 2019

December 19, 2019

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Meeting Minutes & Agendas

May 2019

May 16th – Special Meeting Agenda

May 16th – Agenda

May 8th – Video

May 8th – Agenda

April 2019

Video

Agenda

March 2019

Agenda – Meeting not held

February 2019

Minutes

Agenda

January 2019

Minutes

Agenda

December 2018

Minutes

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Who Are We

The River Parishes Tourist Commission is the official marketing organization for New Orleans Plantation Country and is the driving force behind tourism to the area. A non-profit organization representing St. Charles, St. James and St. John Parishes, the commission offers assistance to visitors, advocacy to its stakeholders, and helps stimulate the region’s economic growth by promoting New Orleans Plantation Country as a premier travel destination. Feel free to contact us for more information about travel to Louisiana or if you need any assistance. We’re looking forward to seeing you!

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River Parishes Tourist Commissioners

Peggy Joseph, Chairman

St. John the Baptist Parish

Garrett Monti, Vice-Chairman

St. Charles Parish

Elizabeth Joseph, Treasurer/Secretary

St. John the Baptist Parish

Paul Aucoin

St. James Parish

Philip Larocca

St. Charles Parish

Bruce Delatte

St. James Parish

Delores Florent

St. James Parish

Michelle Jenkins

St. John the Baptist Parish

Angie Matherne

St. Charles Parish

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Staff

Buddy Boe

Executive Director

Denise Burrell

Deputy Director of Operations

Willma Harvey

Director of Sales and Business Development

Rena Jackson

Office Assistant

 

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PLANTATIONS

Explore the 10 historic estates in the River Parishes of Louisiana and discover the stories rooted in their past.

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SWAMP TOURS

Create memories learning the folklore of our swamps and viewing gators in their natural habitat.

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ANDOUILLE

Andouille was created here, so get out and try the local smokehouses that each have their own version of the "best".

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OUTDOOR RECREATION

The region out here is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts to explore and find adventure.

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Lac Des Allmands

Famous for catfish, Lac Des Allemands is a haven for outdoor sportsmen.

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PERIQUE

Enjoyed around the world, Perique can only be grown and processed out here.

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CAJUN & CREOLE CUISINE

Cajun and Creole cuisine are as necessary to our culture as the people who make it.

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TRANSPORTATION

Tour buses, shuttles and local airports are all transportation options for the River Parishes.

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STAY OUT HERE

New Orleans Plantation Country offers a wide range of lodging options from rustic and quaint to upscale and luxurious.

STILL Have Questions? Drop us a line AND REQUEST A VISITORS GUIDE.