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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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,… Read More »

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… Read More »

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.… Read More »

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… Read More »

November 20, 2013 | Read Story »