Hospitality Jobs in New Orleans
Learn about careers in one of the world’s most premiere hospitality markets
New Orleans is a destination that draws tens of millions of domestic and international visitors each year. Simply put: people want to spend their time here—so much so that New York Times ranked New Orleans the #1 destination in the world in 2018. In addition to some of the world’s most famous events, like Mardi Gras and Jazz Fest, New Orleans is proud to host many major sporting events each year—including the Sugar Bowl, Final 4, Wrestle Mania, and more Superbowls than any other city—as well as one of the nation’s largest convention centers, which – together with our numerous hotels – can welcome up to 10-12 conferences in the city at one time.
As a result, the Greater New Orleans region is home to a robust hospitality industry covering every aspect of being the “Host with the Most”, from hotels and restaurants to festivals and events to casinos and entertainment. If you’re in the business of playing host, New Orleans is a premiere market for your talent.
Rankings, Facts & Figures
Place to Visit in the World, 2018(New Orleans) New York Times
Favorite City in America, 2017(New Orleans) Travel + Leisure
Best Foodie City in the US(New Orleans) U.S. News & World Report
Visitors to New Orleans, 2018NewOrleans.com
Spent by Visitors in New Orleans, 2018NewOrleans.com
Most Excellent City in the World, 2019TripAdvisor
Most Engaged Workers in USA, 2018(Louisiana) WalletHub
New Orleans & Company
Formerly known as the New Orleans Convention & Visitors Bureau (NOCVB), New Orleans & Company works to ensure that the tourism industry benefits all New Orleans visitors and residents and to nourish and sustain the culture that makes New Orleans a world-class travel destination and the world’s greatest place to live. New Orleans & Company is proud to represent its many members and partners, the more than 89,000 employees directly employed in tourism in New Orleans, the culture-bearers who shape and carry on the city’s traditions, and, of course, the visitors New Orleans welcomes as its guests.
Link Restaurant Group
Link Restaurant Group was founded more than 10 years ago by James Beard Award Winning Chef Donald Link and business partner Stephen Stryjewski. Chef Link grew up in South Louisiana and the restaurant group now operates seven successful restaurants in New Orleans, including Herbsaint, Cochon, Cochon Butcher, Calcasieu, Peche Seafood Grill, La Boulangerie, and Gianna. Over the past few years, Link and Stryjewski have launched the successful Link Stryjewski Foundation and an annual event Bal Masqué dedicated to addressing the cycle of violence and poverty.
Windsor Court Hotel
Luxury accommodations and unparalleled New Orleans hospitality await guests at the Windsor Court Hotel. Within walking distance to the French Quarter, Convention Center, and Warehouse District, the Winsdor Court Hotel features a full-service spa, rooftop pool, full-service restaurant, and popular bar. A member of the Legend Collection of Preferred Hotels and Resorts, the hotel and its staff strives for excellence.
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