Louisiana – Two years after BP oil spill, tourists back in US Gulf Coast – Reuters UK
NEW ORLEANS, LA – The U.S. Gulf Coast is a hot destination again two years after the massive BP Plc oil spill made the region a tourist dead zone, with the petroleum giant pumping more than $ 150 million into promotions to help the region recover.
In New Orleans, about 150 miles (240 km) northeast of where BP’s well blew up on April 20, 2010, the period since more than 4 million barrels of oil gushed into the Gulf of Mexico has seen a frenzy of tourism efforts.”Tourism doesn’t happen on its own, it takes … Read Entire Article Here
May 27th, 2012
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