NEW ORLEANS, LA -- True to its international character, Coverings 2001, the International Tile & Stone Exposition, has launched the Spanish version of its web site at This latest Coverings innovation is expected to significantly impact the number of Spanish-speaking exhibitors, attendees and press representatives who will attend Coverings 2001 in New Orleans, LA, from May 21 to 23, 2001.

The Spanish version of Coverings' web site can be found by clicking on the icon "EspaEol" at the home page, or by going directly to The increasing number of Spanish-speaking people who attended recent shows prompted Coverings to make its official web site bilingual.

The Spanish web site is as complete as its English version and offers the user a wide range of benefits, from general information to free registration. The 12 icons on the left menu cover all topics that interest the people who attend or plan to attend Coverings 2001. There is also a Spanish version of the Site Map, located on the top bar of the site.