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Kansas City to New Orleans Essence Music Festival Bus Tour

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A portion of all proceeds from sales of the 2017 Essence Music Festival Package will be donated to the American Heart Association.

Empire Dynasty Travel Presents:

Kansas City to New Orleans


New Orleans, LA

4th of July Weekend!

Thursday, June 29 - Sunday, July 2, 2017

Depart Indepedence, MO: 11:30PM Sharp on June 28th (Departure location will be provided to booked guest ONLY)

Hosted by: FABUtainment TV host Kar Hall & FABUtainment

Empire Dynasty Travel is the originator of KC2Essence bus trip to New Orleans for the Essence Music Festival 4th of July Weekend. You have not lived until you have experienced the Essence Music Festival! Get ready to enjoy 4 jam-packed days and 3 nights filled with live concerts, celebrity parties, all white boat party, empowerment seminars, shopping, dining with a taste of Nawlin's delicious style food and partying all night and day long! This is the biggest celebration ever! This bus is sure to get the “Party with a Purpose” started right stocked with champagne, soda, and jello shooters that rock! We will have awesome giveaways and other surprises, raffles, games and dance offs.

Platinum All Inclusive Package Option -

This package offers the ultimate party experience, which has the perfect hotel location just one block from the historic Bourbon Street, six blocks from the river, Harrah's, and within walking distance to all the Essence Fest happenings including the Convention Center where you will find FREE empowerment seminars, gospel concerts, celebrities, book signings, and MANY freebies and giveaways! Your Platinum All Inclusive Package will include round-trip motorcoach transportation from Kansas City to New Orleans and a ticket to several events including the most popular Essence All White Boat Party (Thursday Night) that's set to sail on the beautiful and historic Mississippi River, to include premium cash bar and delicious food to purchase. Following the All White Boat Party, "The Double Decade Throwback featuring H-Town. *This package is limited and guaranteed to sell out. So, make your deposit soon!

  • Transportation on a Luxury Motorcoach ~ Kansas City to New Orleans
  • Bring Your Own Booze (BYOB Alcoholic Beverages)
  • 3 Night Hotel Accommodations
  • Three nights at the WORLD–RENOWNED Hotel Monteleone (4-Star Hotel)
  • Official Meet/Greet (Thursday)
  • All White Boat Party & After-Party (The Official EMF Kickoff featuring H-Town) (Thursday)
  • All White Day Party (Friday)
  • Wine & Design 4 a Cause (Saturday Afternoon)
  • New Orleans Sightseeing (Sunday)
  • Bad & Bougee Celebrity Fashion & Hair Show (Sunday Afternoon)
  • Essence Music Festival Concert Ticket (Sunday Night)
  • Drawstring Backpack
  • Empire Dynasty Travel T-Shirt

1 Complimentary Wine Toast, Free flowing Jello Shots and unlimited soda/water (while supplies last), Snacks, Movies, Music, Cards, Raffles, Games and FUN on the bus!

Platinum Package Prices -

Single (one in a room) - $1423 per person

Double (two in a room) - $893 per person

Triple (three in a room) - $873 per person

Quad (four in a room) - $808 per person

Diamond Package (“Party w/a Purpose Package) Includes:

  • Round-trip charter to New Orleans
  • Three nights at Hotel Monteleone
  • Official Mix & Mingle (Thursday)
  • 3-Day Weekend Concert Ticket Pass
  • Just Wear White Day Party (Friday)
  • Hangover Brunch (Saturday morning)
  • Wine & Design for a Cause & Sipping For a Cause (Saturday afternoon)
  • Drawstring Backpack
  • Empire Dynasty Travel T-Shirt

Single (one in a room) - $1450 per person

Double (two in a room) - $895 per person

Triple (three in a room) - $750 per person

Quad (four in a room) - $675 per person

Silver Package Option (HOTEL/BUS ONLY) -

This Package is perfect for anyone who would like to attend Essence, need travel, and stay at our exclusive prime location hotel. This package sells out FAST…so don't delay. Make your deposit soon!

  • 3 Night Hotel Accommodations
  • All White Day Party at the World Famous "Razoos" on Bourbon Street (Friday)

Silver Package Prices -

Single (one in a room) - $1208 per person -

Double (two in a room) - $683 per person -

Triple (three in a room) - $533 per person -

Quad (four in a room) - $443 per person -

Gold Package Option (HOTEL ONLY) -

This Package is perfect for anyone meeting us in New Orleans and want to just join their friends and stay at our exclusive prime location hotel. This package sells out FAST…so don't delay. Make your deposit soon!

  • 3 Night Hotel Accommodations
  • All White Day Party at the World Famous "Razoos" on Bourbon Street (Friday)

Gold Package Prices -

Single (one in a room) - $1050 per person -

Double (two in a room) - $525 per person -

Triple (three in a room) - $375 per person -

Quad (four in a room) - $285 per person -

About Our Upscale Decor' Hotel -HOTEL MONTELEONE

This historic New Orleans landmark is a member of Historic Hotels of America, Preferred Hotel Group, and Associated Luxury Hotels International. Hotel Monteleone boasts 570 luxurious guest rooms, including 55 luxury suites and literary author suites.

Criollo Restaurant and the famous Carousel Bar & Lounge offer guests the best in New Orleans dining and nightlife.

Hotel Monteleone provides the best luxury hotel amenities, including a heated rooftop pool, 24/7 fitness center, and valet parking. Hotel Monteleone also offers 24/7 In-Room Dining.

Room Choice includes 2 Double Beds (Sleeps Up to 4 in a room)


Hotel Monteleone offers luxurious accommodations within convenient walking distance to some of the most well-known attractions in New Orleans. You will enjoy great accommodations, a great location within walking distance and just one block away from Bourbon Street and within walking distance to Harrah's Casino and Riverwalk. Whatever your plans - you will be close to everything and far from nothing!

The All White Boat Party will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017. The Cruise set sail at 8p - 10:00p (boarding starts 7:30p). The Double Decade Throwback featuring H-Town will follow after the boat party.

Payment Guidelines

Payments MUST be made MONTHLY to keep your reservation secured. Non-payment WILL result in cancellation of your hotel reservation and forfeit all monies paid. The payment plan will be STRICTLY ENFORCED.

Roommate Account summaries are available upon request. Just email us at empiredynastytravel@gmail.com. Final payment due May 15th, 2017!

$25.00 – Due NOW

$50 or more – Due the 15th of the Month

Final Payments MUST be received by– May 15th, 2017

Policies/Terms and Conditions

  • Every reservation made for this booking will require your acceptance to our polices as stated.
  • Due to contractual obligations with the hotel and bus company, ALL payments are NON-REFUNDABLE & NON-TRANSFERABLE.
  • We regret that we cannot make exceptions for any reason, to include personal or medical emergencies, weather, acts of God, terrorism, civil unrest, Government action (Deployment).
  • You must make monthly payments on your reservation after your initial deposit. Any payment amount of $50.00 or more is acceptable.
  • Late fee of $25.00 will be applied immediately if monthly payment of $50.00 or more is not made by the 15th of each month after initial deposit is made. Late payments are only accepted in advance of notification to and by approval of management.
  • If you fail to make monthly payments your reservation is subject to cancellation and any previous deposits/payments will be forfeited and your room will be re-sold.
  • Hotel reservations and rooming lists will be provided to the hotel once you have made your deposit and confirmed your registration. At the registration prompt, you will be asked for the names of your roommate(s), if applicable.
  • Choose your roommate(s) carefully! If a cancellation occurs and one or more travelers alters the room occupancy requirements, the remaining travelers still continuing to travel will be required to pay a revised rate at the higher rate. (i.e., if you book under quad or triple room rate and one or two traveler cancels, you will be required to pay the triple or double room rate occupancy. NO EXCEPTIONS and NO TRANSFER OF MONIES TO OTHER TRAVELERS’ ACCOUNT!
  • A ONE-TIME name change is allowed up to 60 days prior to the event date without penalty. (Last day for name change on booking is May 15, 2017.) After May 15, 2017, there will be a $75.00 change fee.
  • The bus will be serving non alcoholic beverages; so, everyone MUST be 21 years or older to ride the bus. Small coolers are allowed.
  • Hotel will require a credit card for each room for incidentals upon check-in.
  • Travel itinerary will be posted by June 2017.

Reservations Not Paid-in-Full By the Final Due Date of May 15, 2017 Will Be Subject to Automatic Cancellation Without a Refund!!

Confirmation of your payments and most correspondence from Empire Dynasty Travel will be sent via email. So, please ensure you provide a good email address and check your Inbox, Junk & Spam folders frequently.

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If you missed out on the city that never sleeps, you are in for a TREAT because the Essence Music Festival will be off the Chain!!

**The first 10 rooms booked will receive a personal bottle of Apple Ciroc.


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