RS 51:1254     

§1254.  Establishment of the office of tourism; purpose

There is hereby established the office of tourism as an agency of the state in the Department of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism.  The office shall be responsible for the design, plan, development, and implementation of the effective and accurate promotion of Louisiana's history, culture, art, folklife, recreational and leisure opportunities, natural and scenic resources, transportation, cuisine, site, attractions, accommodations, and events.  The office shall encourage and assist local governmental and private sector development for the promotion of tourism.  

Added by Acts 1983, No. 688, §4.