Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne is hosting a news conference May 6 in Sorrento as part of a statewide expedition celebrating National Tourism Week.

He’ll stop at the Ascension Parish Tourism Commission office, 6967 La. 22, at 5 p.m. as part of the tour.

The purpose of the trip is to tout the tourism industry, a news release said.

Dardenne will travel in a minicoach wrapped in Louisiana Travel’s latest tourism marketing campaign and statistics.