Why Choose Our Destination?
New Orleans & Company is a nationally accredited, 1,100-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. New Orleans & Company and its members influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding and visitor services at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Washington, D.C., Chicago and five foreign countries. Consistently recognized as one of the top five DMOs in the country, New Orleans & Company celebrated its 58th anniversary in 2018.
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If you’re staying in the French Quarter, Downtown or in the Arts/Warehouse District, you may never need to hire transportation of any kind - you may be able to walk to all of your destinations. Still, New Orleans’ streetcar system is a charming way to explore the city, and you can easily rent bikes, hop a bus, take a ferry, or call a pedicab, a taxi or a limo service whenever you need to. Plus, you'll be able to access all the diverse neighborhoods New Orleans has to offer.
Distance from Airport
- Louis Armstrong International Airport
17.7 km from City Center
Degas House Museum, Studio, Courtyard and Historic Inn
Canal Street Ferry
New Orleans Architecture
New Orleans Morial Convention Center
Events held in New Orleans just aren’t the same as events held in other cities. With 1.1 million square feet of contiguous exhibit space, New Orleans Morial Convention Center is the sixth largest convention facility in the nation.
- Exhibit Space110,000 sq. mTotal Meeting Space167,083 sq. m
New Orleans has received 10 awards and honors for being one of the country’s hottest destinations for shopping, travel, and retirement. The city’s accolades have been featured in some of the top international publications for leisure and corporate travel: Conde Nast Traveler has named New Orleans' hotel, The Ace Hotel one of the "Best New Hotels in the World", April 2017. TripAdvisor has named New Orleans one of the "Top Value Cities for an Epic Getaway", April 2017. Southern Living has named New Orleans one of the "South's Best Cities", March 2017. Southern Living has named New Orleans' restaurant, Commander's Palace, the "South's Best Restaurant", March 2017. Expedia Viewfinder has named New Orleans one of the "Most Creative Places in America" as a part of their list of America's Most Artistic Towns, March 2017. TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals has featured New Orleans on their list of "Valentine's Day Travel Ideas in the Most Romantic Cities", February 2017. Trivago has named New Orleans the number two "B&B Destination for Valentine's Travel" in the world, February 2017. Fox Sports has named New Orleans the "Number One Super Bowl Host City", February 2017. Travel + Leisure has named New Orleans one of "America's Most Charming Cities", January 2017. TripAdvisor named New Orleans one of the "20 Best Girlfriend Getaways You Can Take Without a Passport", January 2017.