Awards & Rankings

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New Orleans is the most economical mid-sized city for businesses in the United States

The KPMG international accounting firm has issued a report ranking New Orleans as the most cost-friendly city for businesses among […]

April 10, 2014 | Read Story »

Multiple Top 5 Rankings for Louisiana

In a recent issue of Area Development, Louisiana scored an impressive range of rankings in the Top 5 in the […]

April 8, 2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans named No. 5 travel destination in U.S. by TripAdvisor

The city of New Orleans has been selected as the fifth most popular travel destination in the United States in TripAdvisor’s […]

April 8, 2014 | Read Story »

Forbes Ranks New Orleans #1 as America’s New Brainpower City

Brainpower rankings usually identify the usual suspects: college towns like Boston, Washington, D.C., and the San Francisco Bay area. And […]

April 3, 2014 | Read Story »

New Orleans Top 20 in Global “Good City Index”

To start the year, Good magazine has named New Orleans one of its Top 20 “Cities of Possibility” in the World, […]

January 6, 2014 | Read Story »

Forbes: Where Working-Age Americans Are Moving – New Orleans #1

Barrels of ink and money have been devoted to predictions of where Americans will migrate, particularly younger ones. If you […]

December 19, 2013 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans Ranks #1 for the Decade

Greater New Orleans has had more major business development wins than anywhere else in the South over the past decade. […]

November 24, 2013 | Read Story »

National Geographic Ranks New Orleans as one of the Best Trips in 2014

The Imperishable City New Orleans, like Rome or hope, is eternal. Visit Louisiana’s filigreed, fleur-de-lis city twice or 20 times, and the […]

November 20, 2013 | Read Story »