River Parishes Tourist Commission

Public Notice   

“The public is hereby notified that the special meeting of the River Parishes Tourist Commission to be held at 10:00 am on Thursday, March 26, 2020 has been postponed by the Chairman.”


River Region DestinationNEXT Survey Results

[click here] to view the summary of the results of our community wide survey that will guide our strategic planning process throughout 2020.



Upcoming Meetings

March 26, 2020 – Special Meeting – Postponed by the Chairman

April 16, 2020

June 18, 2020

July 16, 2020

August 20, 2020

October 15, 2020

December 17, 2020


Meeting Minutes & Agendas

March 2020 

March 26 – Special Meeting Agenda- Postponed by the Chairman

 March 19th Agenda – Cancelled due to Covid-19

February 2020- Not Held

Agenda                            Video

December 2019

Agenda                            Video

November 2019

Agenda       Minutes       Video

October 2019

Agenda        Minutes      Video

August 2019

Agenda       Minutes        Video

July 2019

Agenda       Minutes        Video

June 2019

Agenda       Minutes        Video

May 2019

May 30 – Special Meeting Agenda             May 30 – Special Meeting Minutes                May 30 – Special Meeting Video

May 16th – Special Meeting Agenda          May 16th – Special Meeting Minutes

May 16th – Agenda                                        May 16th – Minutes                                           May 16th – Video

May 8th – Agenda                                          May 8th – Video

April 2019

Agenda          Video 

March 2019

Agenda – Meeting not held

February 2019

Agenda          Minutes

January 2019

Agenda          Minutes

December 2018



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!


River Parishes Tourist Commissioners

Garrett Monti, Vice-Chairman

St. Charles Parish

Camella Landry, Treasurer/Secretary

St. James Parish

Elizabeth Joseph

St. John the Baptist Parish

Evin Stein

St. John the Baptist Parish

Paul Aucoin

St. James Parish

Tracy Smith

St. Charles Parish


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Buddy Boe - River Parishes Tourist Commission

Buddy Boe

Executive Director

Email: buddy@visitnopc.com

Ph. 985.359.0405

Denise - River Parishes Tourist Commission

Denise Burrell

Deputy Director of Operations

Email: denise@visitnopc.com

Ph. 985.359.0372

Willma Harvey

Director of Sales and Business Development

Email: willma@visitnopc.com

Ph. 985.359.2783

Andre Watkins

Digital Content Manager

Email: andre@visitnopc.com

Ph. 985.359.2785

Rena Jackson - River Parishes Tourist Commission

Rena Jackson

Office Assistant

Email: rena@visitnopc.com

Ph. 985.359.2562



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Start Planning. PICK AN ITINERARY.

Discover Exciting Ways to Explore

Make planning your next vacation to New Orleans Plantation Country easy. Use one of our trip itineraries to get started.


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

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

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

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

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

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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.