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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 29 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 29 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 29 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 29 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Joe Krown Trio feat.…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Join us for the  Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter "Wolfman"… more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 29 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 29 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

NOLA Food Fest

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sample over 50 America's hometown eats from around the country. Four blocks in… more

PALM SUNDAY RABIES…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Sponsored by the Louisiana SPCA and the Southeast Louisiana Veterinary… more

Preservation Resource…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Enjoy a delightful self-guided tour of seven charming shotgun homes in the… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
Southern Rep Theatre, in partnership with the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans… more

Spring Fiesta

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The highlight of the Spring Festival is a daylong series of events designed to… more

Stage Door Canteen…

Mar 29 - Apr 5, 2015
"Always ... Patsy Cline," a musical play, complete with down-home… more

Tennessee…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
A stellar group of literary, theater and musical talent will gather for the… more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 29 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 29 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 29 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

New Orleans Named Sixth Best City in America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Liz Marsh
Elizabeth.C.Marsh@aexp.com

NEW ORLEANS NAMED SIXTH BEST CITY IN AMERICA
Windsor Court Hotel Named Among Top Ten Large City Hotels in the Continental U.S. and Canada in
New Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards Readers’ Survey

New York, NY (July 7, 2011) – New Orleans is ranked No. 6 among cities in the U.S. and Canada according to the results of the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards readers’ survey available now on www.TravelandLeisure.com. New Orleans moves up from its No. 7 ranking on last year’s list. Windsor Court Hotel, the top-rated hotel in New Orleans, is one of three New Orleans hotels named to the list of Top 50 Large City Hotels in the Continental U.S. and Canada. Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans is named the Top Hotel Spa in the region and the second best hotel spa in the world.*

According to the survey, Windsor Court Hotel is the top-ranked hotel in New Orleans and is ranked No. 6 on the list of Top 50 Large City Hotels in the Continental U.S. and Canada.

THREE NEW ORLEANS HOTELS RANK ON THE WORLD’S BEST AWARDS LIST OF TOP 50 LARGE CITY HOTELS IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S. AND CANADA

6. Windsor Court Hotel

13. Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

49. Loews New Orleans Hotel

Travel + Leisure readers voted on their favorite hotels, cities, islands, spas, cruise lines, airlines, tour operators and safari outfitters, and car-rental agencies. The 2011 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey results (listed by overall and regional rankings) and survey methodology are featured in the August issue of Travel + Leisure magazine, on newsstands July 22, online now at: www.TravelandLeisure.com/worldsbest, and in the World’s Best Awards 2011 iPad edition available via www.TravelandLeisure.com/iPad and on the iTunes App Store beginning July 11.

Follow the conversation on Twitter with @travlandleisure #tlworldsbest.

*Spa results are featured on www.TravelandLeisure.com now, within the World’s Best Awards 2011 iPad edition, and in the September issue of Travel + Leisure, on newsstands August 23.

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