New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau

Convention Center92,903 sq. m
Guest Rooms37,100
Guest Rooms at 1 Hotel1,400 Guest Rooms
Special Event Venues110
Average Room Rate$150.00
Daily Food Cost$75.00
Occupancy Rate
Tax Rate9%

New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau


Why Choose Our Destination?

The New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau is a nationally accredited, 1,100-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. The CVB 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., New York, Chicago, and five foreign countries. Consistently recognized as one of the top five CVBs in the country, the New Orleans CVB celebrated its 57th anniversary in 2017.


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Distance from Airport

  • Louis Armstrong International Airport

    17.7 km from City Center


Local Attractions


Historical Landmark
Take a tour of some of the state's massive historical plantations to see breathtaking architecture and learn about the Southern past.

Degas House Museum, Studio, Courtyard and Historic Inn

Degas created 18 paintings and five letters here, circa 1872. Celebrate your classic New Orleans wedding/event in this landmark venue. Romantic French courtyard. Plantation house setting. Bed and breakfast. Bridal suite. Wedding reception, corporate function. Museum. Guided Tours. Bus parking.
2306 Esplanade Ave.
New Orleans, LA, US 70119


Booming with personality, it’s only natural that New Orleans would have theaters whose architecture is a show itself. Stop by one of these gorgeous venues to see any variety of shows from musical to stand-up.
New Orleans, LA, US

Canal Street Ferry

Take the Canal Street Ferry from the foot of Canal Street across the Mississippi to Algiers Point where you can walk the neighborhood after taking in a nice view of the river.
New Orleans, LA, US

New Orleans Architecture

Take a tour of the city with a focus on its diverse architecture. Highly influenced by French and Spanish styles, New Orleans is a display of years of architectural culture and history.
New Orleans, LA, US

Frenchman Street

Enjoy an evening of delicious food and even better music on the lively Frenchman Street, sometimes referred to as “the locals’ Bourbon Street.”
New Orleans, LA, US 70116

Louisiana State Museum

Showcasing the unique history and traditions of New Orleans, the Louisiana State Museum includes landmark properties the Cabildo, Presbytere, Old U.S. Mint, Madame John's Legacy and 1850 House. Venues also available for special events.
New Orleans, LA, US

Smoothie King Center

Home of the New Orleans Pelicans and adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, the Smoothie King Center hosts some of the largest concerts and events in the city.
1501 Dave Dixon Dr
New Orleans, LA, US 70113


Additional Information

Since January 2017, 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.