RiverBarge returns to New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS -- RiverBarge Excursion Lines reopened its Algiers Point office here after relocating reservations, sales, marketing and operations to Houston following Hurricane Katrina.

In addition, the 198-passenger River Explorer will kick off New Orleans trips Dec. 19 with a nine-day Christmas Bonfires on the Levee trip followed by a four-day Big Easy-style New Years excursion departing Dec. 30.

The River Explorer will continue its destination landings along the Texas Gulf Coast, including Galveston and Port Isabel.

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