With travel on the rise, destinations prepare to welcome visitors back to attractions, landscapes and more — and one of those destinations is New Orleans, Louisiana. NOLA has a boatload of different activities and events for visitors this summer and beyond.
Travelers looking to book a hotel should consider booking one of the newer hotels coming to New Orleans, like Four Seasons ,opening in mid-2021; Hotel Saint Vincent set to open in June; Virgin Hotels New Orleans, opening late summer;The Chloe, opened October 2020; and Columns, opened February 2021.
Food and Fun
Travelers can enjoy delicious food and entertainment safely and with friends at breweries and restaurants. One brewery to check out is Miel and Zony Mash Beer Project, which offers plenty of outside seating with amazing food trucks, pop-ups and live music. Otherwise, plenty of restaurants in the French Quarter offer courtyard and outside dining.
New Orleans offers plenty of cultural attractions. Be sure to check out the Museum of Southern Jewish Experience, opened May 27, as well as many of the popular and favorite attractions such as Audubon Zoo, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, Sazerac House, The National WWII Museum, New Orleans Jazz Museum and New Orleans Museum of Art. The Children’s Museum reopened May 29.
This summer, beloved festivals will return, including Hogs for the Cause, New Orleans Wine and Food Experience, Satchmo SummerFest and the once-in-a-lifetime fall Jazz Fest.
New Orleans has plenty of safe, outdoor and socially distant experiences like picnicking in Audubon Park or City Park, biking, golf and live music, such as Bacchanal, The Soul Rebels at the Broadside Theater, Steamboat Natcheez Jazz Cruises and much more.
Love to laugh and travel? Join Just For Laughs in Cancún presented by Pollen Presents Nov. 3–7. This festival event brings together the relaxing accommodations of a 5-star resort and laugh-out-loud funny comedy sets for a long, unforgettable escape.
The biggest names in the Middle East sporting community will gather for the Sports Industry Awards as the event returns for its eighth edition. SPIA recognizes the achievements of individuals, organizations, facilities and campaigns that contributed to the development of sport in the region.
A handful of historic towns in Texas Hill Country reinvented themselves as upscale food, wine and culture destinations. Fredericksburg is the shining star among them, transcending its historic German underpinnings to the point where it’s drawing a more cosmopolitan group of visitors, including many from outside Texas.
In an exclusive partnership, Lufthansa Group teams with Viking Cruises to offer the cruise line’s travelers direct, non-stop flights from the New York City area to Malta (MLA), beginning June 30. Flights will operate three times weekly on Lufthansa’s Airbus A350-900, departing from Newark Liberty International Airport.
Indianapolis International Airport officially opened its first-ever art gallery, The KIND Gallery, named after the airport’s international airport code. It is initially featuring artists from Harrison Center for the Arts.
As the vaccine rolls out and travel begins to pick up, it’s time to start dreaming of your next trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through Panama City with us.
The Sports Industry Awards returned with a bang last night as 200 guests packed the W Hotel Great Ball Room for the gala ceremony.
The Franklin London Launches Afternoon Tea Inspired by Victoria & Albert Museum’s “Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser”
The Franklin London – Starhotels Collezione, located in the heart of Knightsbridge, launched a new afternoon tea inspired by the “Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser” exhibit at the nearby Victoria & Albert Museum. Diners booking the tea also have the option to book an offer including a pre-reserved ticket to the in-demand exhibition.