New Orleans & Company Awarded “The Knot Best of Weddings 2019” by The Knot

NEW ORLEANS – (January 3, 2019) – New Orleans & Company has received the prestigious honor of being awarded The Knot Best of Weddings 2019. The Knot Best of Weddings, presented annually by The Knot, is an award representing the best event professionals across the country, as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on

To determine the winners, The Knot assessed more than three million reviews across the various vendor categories, including venues, musicians, florists, photographers, caterers and more. Only the top four percent of wedding vendors receive this honor each year.  

“New Orleans & Company consistently provides a high level of service to our clients and being selected as a Best of Weddings by such a respected source further affirms that our teams’ hard work pays off,” said Kim Priez, Senior Vice President of Tourism, New Orleans & Company. “This is the first time our organization has received this award and it shows that we have built a reputation as an official wedding resource.”

New Orleans & Company’s dedicated wedding specialist, Rachel Funel, offers complimentary assistance for those planning destination weddings with services ranging from selecting a wedding date to receiving group hotel rates to providing brochures to guests. Funel offer support to couples at any stage in their planning process, from selecting a date to choosing a host hotel and other services., powered by New Orleans & Company, is a complimentary service helps make a wedding in New Orleans unforgettable. With resources like the New Orleans Destination Wedding Guide, checklist, budget breakdown, lists of local vendors, legal information and more, New Orleans & Company provides tools and unbiased advice throughout the wedding planning process. For New Orleans wedding planning assistance, contact Rachel Funel at or at 1-504-566-5018.

New Orleans & Company is a nationally accredited, 1,100-member destination marketing organization and the largest and most successful private economic development corporation in Louisiana. New Orleans & Company and its members and partners influence thousands of decision-makers and millions of visitors to choose New Orleans through direct sales, marketing, public relations, branding, visitor services and local advocacy initiatives at our New Orleans headquarters and offices in Chicago, Columbia, SC, Washington, D.C., the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Canada, Brazil and China. Consistently recognized as one of the top five destination marketing organizations in the country, New Orleans & Company celebrates its 59th anniversary in 2019. For more information, please visit


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