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HOTEL INFORMATION

Getting to New Orleans from Moissant International Airport Airport Shuttle

You can get to the hotel by Airport Shuttle. The ride will cost $10 per person (one way) and the van will take you directly to your hotel. The shuttle ticket desk is located across from the baggage claim area on the lower level of the airport. When you depart, you must call Airport Shuttle (504-522-3500) a day in advance and let them know what time your flight is leaving.

 

Conference Location

The Monteleone Hotel is located on 214 Royal Street in the French Quarter. A block of rooms has been reserved for Conference participants. The rate is $140 per night for either single or double occupancy plus applicable taxes (11% sales and $2.00 occupancy tax per day). Thirty days prior to the start of the Conference, unreserved Conference rooms will revert back to the use of the hotel, so make your reservations prior to March 11th. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 800-535-9595.

For those on a tight budget, try the Bed and Breakfast Reservation Service at 800-729-4640 or try Tulane University at 504-865-5724 (a trolley car ride away from the French Quarter) which rents out rooms and small apartments per night.

 

Mailing Materials to the Hotel
Prior to Arrival at the Conference

Please address as follows:

Interface 2000
Monteleone Hotel
Receiving Department
Hold for Arrival
Your Name
214 Royal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130-2201

Climate

The average temperature for New Orleans during the month of April is 69o. It won't be the temperature that makes you feel uncomfortable but rather the humidity, which regardless on the time of year can be unbearable if you're not used to it. For an up-to-date weather forecast for the week of the Conference, check Intellicast.

 

What to See and Do in New Orleans (other than the Conference of course)

Eat, Eat, Eat, . . . For a partial listing of New Orleans restaurants, along with menus, maps, hours, and credit card information, see Dinenet. For information on local events and attractions, visit the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau web site.

 

Getting Around in New Orleans The trolley runs 24 hours a day and the fare is $1 each way. You can board the trolley at Canal and Carondelet Streets (directly across Canal from Bourbon Street in the French Quarter). The trolley runs down St. Charles Avenue and up Carrolton Avenue.
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