July 22, 2011 14:20 ET Offers a Slice of Big Easy History With Launch of New Tours

NEW ORLEANS, LA--(Marketwire - Jul 22, 2011) - is proud to announce the launch of its New Orleans tours section on the full-service travel site. Now offering travelers a whole new perspective of the culture and history of the popular destination, the site will offer tours ranging from river dinner cruises to haunting vampire tours of the French Quarter. offers a unique booking engine searchable by date and category, focused solely on things to do in New Orleans.

The New Orleans experts invite you to celebrate the launch and experience The Big Easy with $25 off any tour available on the site. Guests who book a hotel room or flight and hotel package on between July 15, 2011, and July 29, 2011, will receive a promo code for $25 off any tour purchase for travel dates between July 15, 2011, and July 15, 2012.

As multiple journeys are $25 or less per person, guests can receive a free pass to select tours including the French Quarter Haunting Tour. This nighttime walking tour takes the bold and daring to witness and hear the stories of the lost souls left behind in the historic Vieux Carre.

Other tours include the Garden District Tour, which takes visitors on a stroll through one of New Orleans' oldest neighborhoods. The collection of some of the best Southern historic mansions in the United States, these antebellum structures are sure to take your breath away. At nighttime the streets of the Garden District become the setting for haunted local legends. Take the Haunted Garden District Walking Tour and dive deeper into the memoirs of the historic neighborhood. Also, multiple airboat swamp tours are available to experience the remote corners of Louisiana's coastal swamplands from the deck of a high-speed airboat.

For more information on available tours, visit

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Since its inception in 1995, has primarily been a hospitality portal. Today it generates nearly 3 million unique visitors per year and millions of page views from individuals who are planning to visit the area. When someone plans a trip,, the most intuitive and recognizable web address for this area, is the first place they go to find the best New Orleans hotels, where to eat and what do to. From Mardi Gras to New Orleans culture, will continue to provide this valuable service, while raising the bar on the quality and depth of visitor information available on the site.