NOLA in the News

New Orleans is the place to be! Check out the most recent coverage of the Crescent City, from the famous cuisine to the vibrant culture and fascinating history. 


A Changing Hotel Scene
Travel Pulse
As New Orleans' star continues to rise as a premier destination for business and leisure travelers alike, and new hotels are opening while existing properties are undergoing considerable renovations to meet changing tastes and the ever-increasing demand... More


5 Reasons to Go to New Orleans Now
Fodor's Travel
As the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina approaches this August, it's a marvel to see how this formerly devastated city has emerged from the wreckage and embraced momentous changes. Over the decade, there's been a rebirth of venerable institutions and an introduction of exciting and ambitious trends in cultural, musical, culinary, and cocktail spheres... More


New Orleans' Tremé neighborhood helped shape U.S. culture
San Francisco Chronicle
The call sounds ancient. Somewhere between traffic bleats from Rampart Street, giggling children from the filtered shade of trees in Congo Square, and construction sounds floating on the breeze - the song cuts through, catches my ears and propels my feet to follow... More


From the Honkytonk Capital to Jazz's Birthplace: America's Best Music Scenes
Travel + Leisure
Jazz legends, symphonic masterpieces-and some really cool punk karaoke. Travel + Leisure readers kept the beat as they ranked the best music towns in the land... More


New Orleans: City buildings have amazing stories to tell
Toronto Sun
NEW ORLEANS -- There is ... a house ... in New Orleans, just like the song says. Quite a few actually, in every size and architectural style under the rising sun. Shotgun cottages in the Garden District, Creole townhouses fronted by iron-lattice balconies, the Sugar Palace at Houmas Plantation, and Preservation Hall with its cracked plaster, loosened by the verve of nightly jazz... More

America's Best Cities for Foodies
Travel + Leisure
Cities that make T+L readers' mouths water, be it French fusion, peanut-butter-and-kimchi sandwiches or the perfect piece of fried chicken... More


So You're a Little Weird: the 20 Quirkiest Cities in America
Travel + Leisure
From voodoo spa treatments to armadillo races and subversive donut shops, Travel + Leisure readers ranked the cities with the most kooks per capita... More


14 Top Travel Spots for 2015
Ebony magazine
While Jamaica, Paris and New York City are perennial fan favorites, has outlined a few destinations that allow travelers to step outside their comfort level while exploring life and culture off the beaten path... More  

02/20/2015             American Cruise Lines to Base New Boat in New Orleans
ABC News
American Cruise Lines later this month plans to introduce its second riverboat to be home-ported in New Orleans... More

Beads, Berries And Besh: Why This February Is The Time To Hit New Orleans
Food Republic
Right now is the best time to visit the Big Easy... More


The hipster guide to New Orleans
Business Insider
New Orleans continues to be a hub for artists, designers, and musicians. Perhaps best known for its annual Mardi Gras celebration, the city has plenty to offer in terms of culture and entertainment any time of year... More

Affordable Ways to Explore New Orleans
Huffington Post
The annual Mardi Gras festival is a perfect time to party big in the Big Easy. But America's brassiest city offers a plethora of attractions all year long... More

New Orleans a Cultural Destination for Every Holiday
Houston Style Magazine
Being in New Orleans during the holidays was a joyous occasion where everyone was in the holiday spirit to let "the good times roll"... More


Schensul: Getting a bead on Mardi Gras
Jill Schensul explores Mardi Gras behind the scenes, from floats to king cakes and glittered shoes... More


6 Romantic Destinations That You Can (and Should) Visit Solo
Sherman's Travel
Traveling by yourself? Here are some sweet destinations where it doesn't matter if you have a plus-one... More


Exploring the Crescent City: Top 10 Things to Do in New Orleans
Ebony magazine
Headed down to the Big Easy? Some things in 'America's Most Interesting City' have to be seen to be believed; don't miss out on these 10... More


14 Reasons New Orleans is the Center of the Universe
Travel Pulse
New Orleans, oh how I love thee! Let me count the ways... More


An Insiders Guide to Mardi Gras in New Orleans
Over the next week, hundreds of thousands of revelers will head to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, the biggest and best carnival celebration in the country... More


52 Places to Go in 2015
The New York Times
Untrammeled oases beckon, once-avoided destinations become must-sees and familiar cities offer new reasons to visit... More