Liberty National Learns about Hurricane Katrina
Take a ride on Gray Line’s Hurricane Katrina Tour during #LNLConvention2014 and witness the life-changing devastation from the 2005 Hurricane Katrina disaster. See how the storm is still impacting the city and the lives of its residents after all these years.
In the entire history of the United States, there hasn’t been a natural disaster that cost as much as Hurricane Katrina, and the Category 3 hurricane ranked as one of the five most deadly hurricanes in our country’s history. The storm carried extensive winds and was hundreds of miles wide*.
New Orleans was one of the prime areas unfortunate enough to be in Katrina’s path, leaving the city responsible for unimaginable cleanup and with billions of dollars in damages. The city’s levee system failure caused most of the destruction and associated high death tolls.
Learn about the struggles and triumphs of #NOLA, and help keep the city one of the most visited and beloved destinations for travelers. Tourists can better understand the culture and obstacles the residents of Louisiana have had to overcome after learning the facts.
Were you impacted by Hurricane Katrina in 2005? Will you take the tour?
*Live Science, 2013