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Wynton and the new Louisiana Tourism Campaign

The Louisiana state rolled out a star-studded, $7 million advertising campaign Tuesday to lure tourists back to Louisiana and boost the sluggish economy along the hurricane-ravaged coast.
Called “Fall in Love with Louisiana All Over Again,” the campaign consists of a commercial and half-dozen print ads.

Chef Emeril Lagasse, professional golfer David Toms, actor John Goodman and Wynton Marsalis and Allen Toussaint are among the celebrities with Louisiana connections appearing in a TV commercial that thanks Americans for their hurricane recovery efforts and asks that they return to enjoy the state’s art, food and music.

Check out Wynton in the lovely print ad (PDF – 2.2 mb) and TV commercial here:

Wynton in the new campaign: Fall in Love with Louisiana All Over Again

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  1. the commercial on TV not this one on-line

    boudreaux on Mar 24th, 2009 at 11:06am

  2. why is Dan Ackroyd(sp) in this commercial with the sterotype accent, he’s from Canada A.????????????

    boudreaux on Mar 24th, 2009 at 11:00am

  3. The gorgeous blonde is Patricia Clarkson. She is a NOLA native

    Mario on Dec 22nd, 2007 at 1:21am

  4. who is the girl with long blonde hair in the commercial for Louisiana?

    Barbara on Jun 17th, 2007 at 10:11pm

  5. I have to agree Jurzy. Wynton definitely is a handsome and dapper chap in the ads. The smile at the end caused a slight flutter of the heart.

    Sonalii on Mar 10th, 2006 at 12:21pm

  6. Lovely. Just lovely. I liked John Goodman. I liked the snapshots of all the places. Those shots just can’t be pre-Katrina, could they? Like that Wynton opened and closed the commercial. A handsome chap and dapper too!


    Jurzy Girl on Mar 10th, 2006 at 12:07pm

  7. Nice commercial. Curious to know if the scenes in the commercial are post Katrina and how the rebuilding efforts are going. Unfortunately, I’ve never been to New Orleans, so I’m not familiar with the city. Were most of the scenes filmed in the French Quarter? Who is the other trumpeter in the commercial beside Wynton?

    Sonalii on Mar 10th, 2006 at 11:21am