August 28, 2023



Emmie Fuson

Director of Communications & Advocacy

(225) 346-1857



Tamaria Williams

Communications Manager

(225) 382-3577


Louisiana Travel Association & Visit Baton Rouge host Louisiana Travel Summit

Baton Rouge, LA – The Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) and Visit Baton Rouge (VBR) are hosting 400+ travel and tourism professionals this week at the Louisiana Travel Summit at The Crowne Plaza Baton Rouge.

“We’re excited to be in the Capital City for our annual Louisiana Travel Summit,” said Chris Landry, LTA’s President & CEO. “We look forward to seeing 400+ tourism professionals at our association’s largest educational event.”

This three-day conference features a keynote address from the Lt. Governor, top educational speakers from around the country, workshops addressing the latest industry trends and a 2023 gubernatorial candidate forum.

“As the industry gathers to celebrate accomplishments and learn alongside peers, we are thrilled to host the annual Louisiana Travel Summit,” said Jill Kidder, VBR’s President & CEO. “With a prime, central location— Baton Rouge is the perfect place to celebrate the economic and cultural impacts of Louisiana’s travel and tourism industry.”

Visit for speaker and session details, a downloadable brochure and information about an online auction.


About Visit Baton Rouge

Visit Baton Rouge is the designated Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for East Baton Rouge Parish, responsible for promoting and showcasing the region. Our primary mission is to increase visitation to and awareness of the Baton Rouge Area thereby enhancing economic impact. Stay up to date with the latest press releases and Baton Rouge tourism news at Join our social media community and follow us @visitbatonrouge for more updates.


About the Louisiana Travel Association

LTA is a trade association leading and strengthening Louisiana’s vibrant tourism industry through advocacy, education and promotion on behalf of our members. Tourism generated $1.9 billion for Louisiana in 2022 and is the 4th highest employer in the state. For more information, visit