HITEC 2016: New and Notable in New Orleans, Louisiana USA

New Orleans is one of the world’s most fascinating cities – it is home to a truly unique melting pot of culture, food and music. Straight from the New Orleans Convention and Visitor’s Bureau, here’s the scoop on dining hot spots, outdoor rec, trendy tours and fabulous art.

Trendy Tours

No matter your age, interests, or length of stay in New Orleans, there is a tour to suit everyone’s style. Embark on a city tour and view the popular French QuarterFaubourg Marigny and Garden District areas. Learn about New Orleans’ history, culture, architecture and art with a cultural/history tour. Taste the city’s famous, classic cocktails on a distillery/brewery tour. Reveal legends of voodoo or paranormal and visit swamplands. Visit the Tours Directory and find your perfect tour today.

Dining Hotspots

It is no secret that New Orleans offers one of the most incredible and diverse selection of excellent dining and unforgettable cuisine in the world. You will want to make a stop at the famous Café Du Monde for delicious beignets. Browse all of the restaurants here.


New Orleans offers many opportunities for all travelers. Feed alligators at the alligator farm, see exotic fish at the aquarium, or take a bike ride along the Mississippi River. So whether you’re a sports fan, history buff, outdoor adventurer, aspiring chef or music lover, there’s an attraction in New Orleans to suit your every need.

Notable Nightlife

If you are looking for an exciting night, you have come to the right city. The night never has to end in New Orleans since bars and clubs are not required to close. While New Orleans is famous for its exciting Bourbon Street, there are many distinct neighborhoods that offer nightlife options as well. From incredible live music on Frenchmen Street to intimate cocktails just a neighborhood away, this city has it all. Harrah’s Casino caters to the high rollers at heart and the city is home to slick nightclubs where you can dance the night away. Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to have the time of your life in New Orleans.

Additional Things to Do

For more options on things to do in New Orleans, visit the city’s Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Jessica Blankenship is the HFTP Public Relations Manager. Contact Jessica at Jessica.Blankenship@hftp.org or +1 (512) 220-4038.

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