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NEW ORLEANS, LA – April 30, 2024 – Coming to New Orleans this summer will be more special than ever before. From June through August, several hotels throughout the city of New Orleans are offering special travel advisor rates through New Orleans & Company’s  Independent Travel Advisor Summer FAM. While some blackout dates apply, many hotel packages include special amenities upon arrival and exclusive discounts for qualified travel advisors.

“New Orleans has more to offer our advisors this summer,” says Kim Priez, senior vice president of tourism at New Orleans & Company. “Advisors will enjoy an irresistible blend of spicy and classic cuisines, soulful music, and vibrant festivals, while also learning about our rich culture, spectacular new attractions, and hotels in the city.”

Coming to New Orleans in the summer also means seasonal menus at restaurants, especially in June during Restaurant Week and the entire month of August, where many world-renowned New Orleans restaurants will take part in the 20th anniversary of COOLinary, which is an annual tradition featuring specially priced prix-fixe lunch, dinner, and brunch menus. Learn more about summer travel to New Orleans here.

Register here to participate in our 2024 Independent Travel Advisor Summer FAM. While taking advantage of hotel rates from fabulous New Orleans hotels during the Summer FAM, travel advisors can also request a VIP Pass to stay. The pass provides travel professionals exclusive access to discounts and special offers at restaurants, museums, and other popular attractions around New Orleans.   

For group assistance or questions about the Independent Travel Advisors Summer FAM, travel professionals can contact Rachel Funel, Tourism Sales Senior Account Executive at or (504) 566-5018.  For additional resources visit and information  


New Orleans & Company is the official destination sales and marketing organization for New Orleans’ tourism industry. Founded in 1960, our mission is to inspire, promote and encourage travel to our city for the economic, social and community benefit of New Orleans and its people. Our vision is to ensure New Orleans remains the most remarkable, unique, and welcoming city in the world. For more information, visit us at or on social media @VisitNewOrleans or @Neworleansandco.