|Explore New Orleans|
New Orleans is a city of music, color, and exuberance and represents a unique blend of cultures. Visit historic landmarks, try a new food, or attend the French Quarter Festival! What ever you do, build in time during your Convention schedule to explore everything this unique city has to offer.
The temperatures at the beginning of April are expected to be in the high 60s and low 70s Fahrenheit in New Orleans. Thunderstorms are possible.
The Astor Crown Plaza is located just under 16 miles from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and there are several methods of transportation available:
Taxicabs: A cab ride costs $33.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $14.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area. There may be an additional charge for extra baggage. Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.
Automobile Rental: There are 9 rental agencies with offices on the lower level of the airport. Check with each company for rates. Click here to view rental car company contact information.
French Quarter Festival
During the IASB Convention, one of the largest music festivals held in New Orleans will be going on right outside of our hotel in the French Quarter. Highlights include more than 1,500 musicians and 60 food vendors and best of all, its free! Be sure to build in time to your schedule to enjoy this one of a kind musical event.
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