Houma’s diverse culture and environment offers something different for everyone. We invite the media, photographers and travel writers to experience our destination and discover Louisiana’s Bayou Country.

The Houma-Area Convention and Visitors Bureau will provide assistance upon request including customized itineraries, ground transportation, accommodation assistance, area information and photography.

Itinerary Assistance:

  • Complimentary, specialized itineraries including accommodations, meals, attractions and interviews can be created to meet the specific needs of the media.

Ground Transportation:

  • Bureau staff members can provide complimentary ground transportation during the media’s stay in Terrebonne Parish.

Guide Services:

  • Knowledgeable guides can be provided courtesy of the bureau to assist the media in getting around our area.


  • The bureau maintains a library of color photos and video that may be used to accompany pieces featuring Houma/Terrebonne Parish.

Travel Writer/Media Representative Qualifications:

  • To receive complimentary assistance, writer/media representative must provide credentials upon initial inquiry, including recent work, publications and association memberships.
  • Requests for assistance must be made at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.
  • Requests must include the nature of the assignment, subject interest and length of stay.
  • Complimentary accommodations will be provided for commissioned work only.
  • Complimentary accommodations are strictly on availability. For non-commissioned work, reduced rates or complimentary stays will be left to the discretion of the individual lodging property managers.
  • Costs incurred by family members or traveling companions are not covered by the bureau.
  • Deviations or cancellations from planned itineraries must be made 24 hours in advance of scheduled arrival. This includes lodging and special interest appointments with local personalities. If 24-hour notice is not given, writer/media representative is responsible for payment.
  • Stories relating to the visit must be provided by bureau within one month of publication.