Become A Member

Join Lafayette Travel and Become a Tourism Industry Partner!


Lafayette Travel is a dynamic organization committed to marketing Lafayette as a leisure and convention destination. Lafayette Travel was created in 1974 to promote tourism and coordinate marketing efforts for Lafayette Parish and is funded by a lodging tax.

Lafayette Travel’s vision is to have the most progressive, efficient and creative destination marketing organization in the state of Louisiana. This includes innovative marketing efforts that will bring greater awareness of Lafayette as a visitor, meeting and sports destination.

Lafayette Travel is accredited by the Destination Marketing Accreditation Program (DMAP) of the Destination Marketing Association International, 2025 M Street, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, D.C., 20036, USA, Ph. 202-296-7888.


Lafayette Travel provides a variety of programs and services to member businesses to help them reach the many visitor markets we serve: meeting planners, sports tournament directors, tour and travel professionals, independent leisure travelers and media.

The Lafayette Travel staff:

  • Operates a visitor center to assist in the distribution of member brochures and visitors guides.
  • Attends trade shows and sales missions.
  • Purchases print, broadcast and Internet advertising.
  • Services meeting planners, tournament directors and travel professionals.
  • Works with travel media.
  • Provides assistance to festivals, museums and non-profit attractions in order to enhance the visitor experience.
  • Coordinates the production of visitors guide, trade publications and website.

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