A group of hospitality workers in New Orleans crashed a board meeting of the New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation as they called for better treatment and fair compensation.
The demonstrators believe they are not benefitting from the growth in the city’s tourism industry, Gambit Weekly reported. The city experienced a 6.02% increase in direct visitor spending contributing $8.7 billion to the economy in 2017, according to figures from the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB).
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