Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana. A statewide "stay at home" order was issued through April 30 requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
The objective of the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau is to positively impact the local economy through the promotion of Shreveport and Bossier City as a destination for leisure, group, convention and sports visitors. The Tourist Bureau staff and the local hospitality industry partner to accomplish this purpose. Marketing partners include area hotels, attractions, retail, performing arts, festivals, events and other businesses that support tourism.