New Orleans' tourism standpoint soars

New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation’s chief executive officer and President Mark Romig stated that the recent news of air traffic at Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is a real promising report.

The passengers’ number journeying through the airport has gone up last year for 4th year in a row, with over 9.2 million people using this airport. That is now up by over 600000 passengers, which is a 7.1% compared to 2012.

According to reports, Mark Romig told that it speaks well for New Orleans, which is continuing to be looked at as a solid destination, for not just the leisure traveler, but also the group and convention travelers.

New Orleans air traffic increase trended above national figures. In fact, it had beaten top national markets like Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta. Among the top ten largest airports in the United States, six experienced drops in passengers’ number that they normally serve. Therefore, it is a good precursor to how the city is going to look for them this year.

Romig added that as the city goes on to increase its popularity, people want to fly to the city and take proper advantage of non-stop flights, good connections as well as decent fares. New Orleans has forty two nonstop flights as well as thirty two of them saw increases in capacity last year over 2012, stated the recent report.