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Paddlewheeler Creole Queen Back in Service March 5

February 26, 2015 Updates

Hang tight! The Paddlewheeler Creole Queen is getting top notch maintenance and cosmetic enhancements made to bring you the very best paddlewheel boat on the Mississippi River! We will be back starting with our Dinner Jazz Cruise on Thursday, March 5… Read More »

BigEasy.com's Guide to Mardi Gras in New Orleans

January 5, 2015 Updates

Just when you think the holiday haze is over and normal life has resumed – think again. January 6 marks Twelfth Night, which in New Orleans means the beginning of Carnival season. Though the holidays are very special in New Orleans, the most wo… Read More »

New Orleans Guide to the 2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl

December 8, 2014 Updates

Alabama Crimson Tide and Ohio State Bukeyes are Sugar Bowl bound! What better way to start the New Year than with the ultimate college football playoff game? The Allstate Sugar Bowl returns to New Orleans on New Year’s Day where two of the t… Read More »

Hospitality Enterprises Welcomes New Team Members

September 16, 2014 Updates

New Orleans, Louisiana – Hospitality Enterprises, known online as BigEasy.com, is excited to announce that four new management level employees have been added to its team which is spread across several different New Orleans hospitality division… Read More »

New Orleans Paddlewheels Office Has Moved!!!!

August 2, 2013 Uncategorized

The Creole Queen is still docked at the foot of Canal Street, but our business office has moved to One Canal Place. The new address is: 365 Canal Street • Suite 820 • New Orleans, LA 70130 Our phone number is still 504.529.4567. … Read More »

Illusion Cruise on the River!

July 5, 2013 Updates

Come party with the Queens on the Paddlewheeler Creole Queen at the port of New Orleans on Sunday, July 28th. Board at 12:30 and cruise from 1 - 2:30pm. $60 per person includes entertainment, brunch & BOTTOMLESS Mimosas & Bloody Mary's… Read More »

Hurricane Isaac Update

August 30, 2012 Updates

The riverboat Creole Queen will resume it's normal business hours on Friday, August 31st. For Jean Lafitte swamp and airboat tour schedules, please call 504-529-4567. Read More »

Welcome to BigEasy.com!

August 8, 2012 Updates

We are very excited to announce the launch of our NEW website all about New Orleans. Explore our site & see all the the Big Easy has to offer. Reserve your guestroom at one of our New Orleans Boutique hotels. Let Airport Shuttle transport you … Read More »

Cheap Thrills

September 10, 2006 Archive

The City of New Orleans used to promote Mardi Gras with the slogan "The greatest free show on earth." They meant that it was free to watch all of the parades and costumes and fun on the streets of the Quarter but somehow the phrase took on other impl… Read More »

Making A Scene - Celebrating Summer At The Riverfront

June 14, 2006 Archive

Among the strange personalities visitors can meet along the Riverfront is Patience. She's 21 years old, friendly, single and perhaps looks a tad overdressed in summer. But it goes with the territory for penguins. The African Black Footed penguin is o… Read More »