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Courtesy: LTPA

TOURISM SUMMIT IN SHREVEPORT:  The Lt. Governor's Annual Louisiana Travel Promotions Association Summit returns to Shreveport, LA this week as an estimated 500+ professionals in the state's travel and hospitality industry will convene at the Shreveport Convention Center.   Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will address a kick-off breakfast meeting Wednesday morning as he offers an update on the state of the tourism economy in Louisiana as well as how the recent weather catastrophe may impact tourism to those areas hit hardest by the flooding.

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Courtesy: State of Louisiana

TOURISM'S ECONOMIC IMPACT:   According to Louisiana's Lieutenant Governor - Billy Nungesser,  tourism numbers are up especially among international tourists and that is just one area of potential growth regarding the travel and hospitality industry.   Nungesser will be addressing the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association Summit on Wednesday,  August 24th as it officially kicks of with a breakfast at Shreveport's Convention Center.

Courtesy: SBCTB

LOUISIANA TOURISM SUMMIT -  An estimated 500 travel professionals will converge at the Shreveport Convention Center in downtown Shreveport this week to take part in the Lt. Governor's Annual Louisiana Travel Promotion Association's Summit.  This  annual event is  aimed at individuals who work in or do business with Louisiana's hospitality and tourism industry. Wednesday morning features the annual "Breakfast with the Lt.