Lafourche tourism board promotes interim CEO to long lasting work

Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou Tourism, Lafourche Parish’s internet marketing business, has formally named Cody Grey the…

Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou Tourism, Lafourche Parish’s internet marketing business, has formally named Cody Grey the tourism office’s new President and CEO. 

Grey had been serving as interim president and CEO because Oct. 16, when his predecessor, Timothy Bush, remaining Louisiana for a tourism task out of condition. Bush recruited Grey to be part of the parish’s tourism team as its director of product sales and promoting before this calendar year, and Gray relocated from his property state of Florida even though a lot of the country was in pandemic lockdown.

Even with COVID-induced hurdles and restrictions, Grey was capable to forge relationships with the restaurateurs, hotel operators, charter-boat and swamp-tour captains, museum curators, store owners and other partners who comprise the parish’s rising tourism sector.

“Cody has the expertise, understanding, perseverance and – most importantly – the enthusiasm to consider Louisiana’s Cajun Bayou Tourism to the upcoming amount as we navigate the street to restoration from a turbulent year,” mentioned Jeremy Punch, the 2020 tourism board chair. “I’ve appreciated doing work with Cody and seem forward to the ongoing accomplishment in retailer for our desired destination-promotion business.”