New Orleans earns No. 5 ranking on Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best list


New Orleans has been selected by Travel + Leisure readers as their fifth-favorite American or Canadian city in the magazine’s annual “World’s Best Awards.” In last year’s rankings, New Orleans was the No. 6 favorite.

For the annual awards, Travel + Leisure readers vote on their favorite cities, hotels, cruises and islands.

Three New Orleans hotels, The Roosevelt, 28; the Ritz-Carlton, New Orleans, 35; and the Windsor Court, 48 were listed among the top 50 favorite U.S. hotel properties.

The full list of World Best Awards winners can be found here