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2020 LOUEY AWARD ACCOMMODATION WINNER, Louisiana Bed and Breakfast Association


Charenton, La. (Feb. 5, 2020) –  The Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) and Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, who represents the Louisiana Office of Tourism, introduced Jeff and Laura Atkinson, proprietors of the Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery, as the winner of the 2020 Bed and Breakfast Accommodation of the Year during its Annual Meeting.

This LTA presented 19 “Louey Awards” to honor and showcase individuals and organizations who have made outstanding contributions to the Louisiana tourism industry. Only 3 awards are presented annually to accommodations (Bed and Breakfasts, Smaller Hotels/Inns, Larger Hotels)

“We just felt honored to be nominated by Tangipahoa Tourism (Tangi Tourism) and were overwhelmingly excited to meet the rigorous Louisiana Travel Association selection criteria to  win the 2020 Accommodation of the Year Bed & Breakfast” said the Atkinsons of Bienvenue Mon Ami Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery.  “We look forward to continuing partnering with artisans, performing arts, educational groups and businesses to showcase our great Louisiana cuisine, culture and landscape to the whole world. View our fantastic B&B at ”

The LTA announcer brought these B&B winners to the stage with this introduction:

“Now on to another Louey Award in the accommodation category, recognizing one of Louisiana’s newest Bed and Breakfast establishments.

The well-traveled proprietors, Jeff and Laura Atkinson, have combined the ultimate collection of Bed and Breakfast concepts to deliver an incredible customer experience. Whether you are seeking worldly conversations or a sense of solitude, Laura and Jeff offer personalized concierge services and unmatched hospitality.

Located in Amite, the newly built bed and breakfast estate features Antebellum and Acadian style grandeur on 30 acres with forested rolling hills and long view fairways.

Partnerships are the key to success when marketing an ‘off the beaten path’ establishment. Jeff and Laura have established unique collaborations including golf, art and theatre.

Congratulations to our Accommodation of the Year, Bed & Breakfast – Bienvenue Mon Ami”



Bienvenue MON AMI

Bed and Breakfast and Art Gallery  

20181 East Bell Road, Amite, La. 70422

Website (see the Facility and Book-A-Stay):

Phone: 985-634-7786      Emails: