For Travel Professionals
Customize your tour of Baton Rouge where the weather is always warm, the food has a special little kick and the people are always ready to entertain! And while you’re here, take time to experience the eclectic mix of museums, political landmarks, unique shopping, and antebellum homes.
A perfect place to hub and spoke, Louisiana’s capital city is located just 30 miles from St. Francisville, 55 miles from Lafayette, 80 miles from New Orleans, and 90 miles from Natchez, MS.
Click on the resources below and explore the opportunities here with a list of resources that has been designed with your needs in mind.
We will gladly work with you to create a custom itinerary for your group or tour or choose from one of our exisiting tours.
Staff Member contact information
Tracy Francis, CTIS
Destination Sales Manager, Tourism
Services we provide
- Itinerary Planning/Hotel and Supplier Group Leads
Our tourism sales staff is available to discuss your needs for accommodations, tours, special events, dining, and shopping. We can send our local partners your specific request and they will contact you directly with rates, schedules and general information that will make your itinerary planning timely and efficient. Also, we can put together a custom itinerary for your group that will truly showcase the best of Baton Rouge!
- Site Visits/ Familiarization Tours
Our tourism sales staff can arrange appointments for you to visit local accommodations, attractions, restaurants and tour sites before your group’s visit. Contact our team for more information and please allow sufficient notice in order to make arrangements.
- Free Departure Service and Gifts for Group Travelers
If your group overnights in Baton Rouge, be sure to call our office to book your FREE departure service. On the date of departure our hosts will meet the bus at your hotel and thank your guests for visiting Baton Rouge. Each guest will receive an oversized collector's recipe card (1 of 5) featuring recipes from Chef John Folse. Each card also contains a 10% discount code for products purchased on www.jfolse.com. We will also provide the tour escort with a copy of John Folse's cookbook, Hot Beignets & Warm Boudoirs, to use as a raffle prize or to keep! Please allow a week's notice in order to make arrangements.
- Baton Rouge Promotional Materials
Looking for images for your brochures? We have a number of them that are available for your use. We can also provide maps, visitor guides, and bags for your group. If you're looking for more, download our Baton Rouge video or request a DVD.