NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Companies are looking to hire employees in the local hospitality and tourism industry.
The New Orleans Convention and Tourism Bureau (NOCVB) along with Council member Susan Guidry will host a job fair on Aug. 9 from 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. at the Dunbar Elementary gym, 9330 Forshey St.
The event is part of a citywide job fair series meant to connect employers with job seekers.
The event is open to everyone. Those hoping to get a job are encouraged to bring an updated resume.
Here's a partial list of employers expected to participate in the event:
• Aloft New Orleans
• Creole Cuisine
• Hilton Garden Inn Convention Center
• Hotel Monteleone
• Intercontinental New Orleans
• New Orleans City Park
• New Orleans Marriott
• Royal Carriages
• Wyndham Vacation Ownership
NOCVB says tourism is a $7 billion industry in New Orleans and supports more than 87,000 jobs.