How convention centers, hotels, tourism will benefit from new COVID guidelines

in Baton Rouge Round Up/Business/Entertainment

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday, April 27, that people can attend indoor and outdoor gatherings with looser restrictions.

Outdoor events won’t have any capacity limitations. Indoor event centers, conferences, and sporting events can go to 75% capacity or 100% if people are masked.

This is huge news for hotels and tourism.

“That would really open up some barriers for us that’s been closed for over a year now,” said Scott Michelet, general manager of Crowne Plaza.

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