Posted by: Mae Mayeux
Each year, the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association (LTPA) honors and showcases individuals and organizations which have made outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in Louisiana and/or created innovative, results-producing marketing strategies or customer service promotions which attract visitors to Louisiana. The winners are awarded the “Louey Award” for their category.
The main categories are: • Outstanding CVBs/TCs of the Year • Tourism Campaign/Promotion of the Year • Victor Profis (Southern Living) Memorial Travel Media Award • Travel Attraction of the Year • Accommodations of the year – which include: (1) Full service lodging; (2) Limited-service lodging; and (3) Bed and Breakfasts • Restaurateur of the Year • Campground/RV Park of the Year • Major Event of the Year • Rising Star of the Year
A Chateau on the Bayou Bed & Breakfast, located in Raceland, LA, won the 2016 Louisiana Travel Promotion Association Louey Award in the accommodation category, recognizing a bed and breakfast that can’t help but stand out. Nestled along the banks of Bayou Lafourche, this quintessential Cajun cottage ensures every guest finds the true meaning of Southern hospitality. Whether enjoying the tranquility of the bayou or resting in the cozy guest rooms, visitors are sure to relax in comfort. In 2016, this B&B hosted many guests, almost half of whom were international visitors. As a premier accommodation, this bed and breakfast also received the Luxury Travel Guide Award out of the UK for 2016, along with the City Beat News 2016 Spectrum Award. It’s no wonder why they have excellent ratings on this B&B from past guests. This B&B has made significant strides toward being an active tourism partner in Lafourche Parish. The innkeeper participates in every aspect of the community and the tourism industry to better her business and the overall impact of tourism in the parish. Congratulations to our Accommodation of the Year, Bed & Breakfast – A Chateau on the Bayou Bed & Breakfast! Winners of the Accommodation of the Year, Bed and Breakfast division for past years are: 2017 – A Chateau on the Bayou Bed & Breakfast , Raceland, La. 2016 – Houmas House, Darrow, La. 2015 – The Stockade Bed and Breakfast, Baton Rouge, La. 2013 – Le Village Guesthouse and Event Space, Eunice, La. 2012 – Dansereau House, Thibodeaux, La. 2009 – Fairfield Bed and Breakfast, Shreveport, La.