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Essence of a Diva 2018

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New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

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Thank you for your interest in the "Essence of a Diva" trip 2018 hosted by Lawal Travel Services. Your package total will be based on the selections you choose below.

The trip is focused around the Essence Festival, taking place at the Mercedes Benz Superdome in New Orleans, LA from July 5-9, 2018.

Accommodations are at B on Canal, a newly renovated boutique hotel on the famous Canal Street near the French Quarter. Free WiFi is included. There is an onsite bar, restaurant, and fitness center. The hotel is within walking distance (about a 14 minute walk) of the Superdome! The hotel is also near three trolley/streetcar stops.

Whether you choose the three-night or four-night option, the check-in date is Thursday, July 5th.

Your initial entry for the event is $50. The remainder will be split into two installments. The first installment is due by January 5th. The final installment is due by May 5th. You will receive an invoice for payment prior to due date.

All rooms have one King bed and can accomodate up to two people. Lodging Options:

  1. Single Diva 3-nights $1275
  2. Single Diva 4-nights $1692
  3. Diva Duo 3-nights $650 per person
  4. Diva Duo 4-nights $858.50 per person

You may choose to add:

  • Balcony Party on Bourbon Street--includes open bar, buffet of New Orleans classic good eats, complimentary rides on the mechanical bull (trust me, it's fun), and beads & bling to "bless" the crowds below. Thursday, July 5 from 10pm - 1am. $85 per person due at time of booking.
  • Rock the Boat Annual All White Boat Ride--6th annual All White Boat Ride presented by I Am LEGACI. Climb aboard the Creole Queen and rock the boat down the Mississippi River. Ticket price does not include food or beverages. There will be a cash bar and food available for purchase. Thursday, July 5th from 7pm - 10pm (boarding at 6:30pm). Ticket price of $60 due at time of booking.

All persons booking their lodging will receive a Diva Bag of goodies upon check-in. The bag will include a Tshirt (photo opp ready!), a 3-day Jazzy pass for the trolley/street car, and other goodies a Diva needs to survive the ultimate girls' trip.

All payments are non-refundable. It is advised that travelers purchase Trip Protection.

If your roommate needs to cancel, their funds paid will remain tied to the room so that you are not penalized for their cancellation. You can find a replacement to cover the balance due.

**Meals, flights and ground transportation not included but may be booked separately.**

Waiver of Responsibility: Lawal Travel offers retail travel services to customers, which are provided by separate and independent vendors of travel services. Lawal Travel does not operate, control, or otherwise provide the services of the independent travel vendors. Hence, client agrees that Lawal Agency acts only as agent for the client in acquiring transportation, hotel accommodations, sightseeing and other privileges or services for the client's benefit, and on the express condition that Lawal Travel shall not be responsible for any loss, accident, injury, delay, defect, omission or irregularity which may occur or be occasioned, whether by reason of any act, negligence or default of any company or person engaged in or responsible for carrying out any of the arrangements, or otherwise in connection therewith.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

21 and over only. This is a grown-up Diva event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You may email LawalTravel@gmail.com or connect with us on Facebook in the "Essence of a Diva" group.

What's the refund policy?

All payments are non-refundable. If your roommate cancels, the portion they've paid remains with the room. You may either find a replacement to pay the remainder due plus $25 or you can pay the remainder and become a Solo Diva.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes. If you need to cancel, your monies paid may be used towards a new traveler. They would simply pay $25 plus any remaining balance.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is not included in the lodging costs. There is public parking nearby.

Transport to the event is not included. However, we can assist with booking. Please email LawalTravel@gmail.com.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No; the tickets from Eventbrite are basically your receipt.

Is breakfast included?

No, breakfast is not included. However, the hotel does offer in-room dining and there are a number of excellent options within walking distance.

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