New Orleans

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The Big Easy is a delectable gumbo of red-hot jazz, historic streetcars, lacy French-colonial balconies, powdery beignets, and zesty Cajun cuisine. Its unique blend of Southern hospitality, eccentric tradition, and unabashed debauchery give it a distinct character unlike anywhere else in the United States. The city's tourism sector has recovered steadily since Hurricane Katrina in 2005. In fact, the city had more visitors in 2010 than in any other year since the hurricane.


Why Go

For Creole cooking, jazz in the French Quarter, and a laissez les bons temps rouler (let the good times roll) spirit.

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What's New in New Orleans

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Hot New Hotel: Moxy New Orleans

May 18, 2016 by Anne Roderique-Jones

This May,Marriott debutedMoxyNew Orleans, the brand's edgy new lifestyle concept andthesecondof its two U.S. locations(the first opened in Tempe in March). The ... Read More »

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