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New Orleans Named Sixth Best City in America

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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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