Lodging & Transportation

  • PORTS '16 have chosen New Orleans Marriott as the official hotel. A preferred rate will be extended to all conference attendees.

    New Orleans Marriott
    555 Canal Street New Orleans, LA 70130

    Reserve your Room

    Room rates:
    Single/Double: $209.00
    Triple: $229.00
    Quad: $249.00
    All rooms are subject to applicable taxes, which are currently 13% and $3.00 per room, per night, and are subject to change without notice.

    Rooms will be available to book in November 2015

    Room booking deadline - May 24, 2016



    Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
    900 Airline Drive, Kenner, LA 70062  
    Phone: (504) 303-7790
    Distance to hotel: Approximately 15 miles

    Transportation to Conference

    • Driving directions - From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY)
      • Turn left onto US-61 S/Airline Dr. Take the I-10 E ramp to US-90 BUS/Westbank. Keep left at the fork and merge onto I-10 E. Continue onto US-90 BUS W. Take the exit toward Superdome. Turn right onto Dave Dixon Dr. Slight right onto Girod St. Take the first left onto Loyola Ave. Continue onto Elk Place. Turn right onto Canal St. Make a U-turn. Destination will be on the right. 
    • Parking – 
      • Valet Parking Facilities: $35 USD Daily
    • Airport Shuttle – 
      • Fee: One way 20.00 USD; Roundtrip 38.00 USD. 
      • Reservations: 1 (866) 596-2699 or (504) 522-3500
      • Ticket booths are located on the lower level in the baggage claim area

    Taxi cabs & fees 

    Fee: Approximately 33.00 USD from the airport to the Central Business District for one or two persons; 14.00 USD per passenger for three or more passengers. 
    Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area.  

    Rental cars

    There are 9 rental agencies with offices on the lower level of the airport.

    Getting around the city


    Streetcars in New Orleans cost $1.25 per ride and can be paid with exact change when you board. 1, 3, and 31-day unlimited ride Jazzy Passes are also available for $3, $9 and $55 respectively. See the Regional Transit Authority (RTA)'s website for a list of places to purchase these. Please note that passes are non-refundable and non-replaceable. Fares listed above and routes and schedules listed below are subject to change - check directly with the RTA directly for the latest information.
    More detailed information on getting around by streetcar

  • Questions?

    (800) 548-2723
    +1 (703) 295-6300

    [email protected]

    Customer service reps are available to answer your questions Mon-Fri 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. ET


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