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New Orleans Info


The 22nd Annual Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Technical Symposium wants to welcome all our visitors to the magical city of New Orleans.  Here in the birthplace of Jazz the culture is as diverse as the gumbo.  It's a city where the music is life, food is a religion, every  building is painted rich with history, and every local has got a story to tell.  Welcome to the "Big Easy", and LAISSEZ LE BONS TEMPS ROULER!  (Let the good times roll!)




New Orleans Fun Facts

  • There are 1,033 restaurants open in New Orleans today, a new city record.

  • New Orleans is rich in family attractions, including the Aquarium of  the Americas, Audubon Zoo, Audubon Insectarium, Louisiana State Museum, the Children’s Museum and much more.  There also are many tours, ranging from walking tours of the French Quarter to swamp, cemetery and ghost tours.

  • Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport offers 118 flights serving 34 cities.

  • In 2008, 7.6 million visitors traveled to New Orleans, an increase from 7.1 million visitors in 2007 and 3.7 million in 2006.

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