Awards & Rankings

Download a copy of GNO, Inc. STARs (PDF) –- a comprehensive list of significant awards for the state and region

New Orleans Ranked #1 in USA in International Tourism Growth

Turns out that New Orleans’ recent vogue as a tourist destination isn’t confined to the 50 states. The number of […]

August 3, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named #9 Most Generous City

Stories of police brutality and violence against police, terrorist attacks, and negative political rhetoric have filled the news cycle of […]

July 31, 2016 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans is Ranked #3 in the South for Major Projects in 2015

Greater New Orleans has been awarded an “Honorable Mention” for ranking #3 for major economic development projects in the South […]

July 25, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named the #7 City in the World

New Orleans has been named the #7 City in the World by the readers of Travel + Leisure magazine, as […]

July 10, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans is Named the #4 Best Affordable Destination in the USA

U.S. News and World Report, “with the help of expert opinion and user votes, ranked the best value vacations America […]

June 28, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named a “Most Dynamic City in America”

In the summer of 2013, NCIS writer Gary Glasberg was researching story ideas for the upcoming season of the hit […]

June 23, 2016 | Read Story »

Greater New Orleans & Louisiana Place High in Governor’s Cup 2015

Site Selection magazine has released its 2015 “Governor’s Cup” rankings of economic development performance in 2015, and Greater New Orleans […]

June 5, 2016 | Read Story »

New Orleans Named the #7 Destination in the USA for Millennials

Website realtor.com has determined that the New Orleans metro area is seventh in the nation for in-migration of 25-34 year […]

May 31, 2016 | Read Story »