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New Orleans is the largest city in Louisiana and home to around 400,000 people. Located on the Gulf Coast at the mouth of the Mississippi River, the city is a port and economic hub for the region. With a strong French and Creole influence, this city is one of the most colorful and diverse anywhere in the country.
The economy of New Orleans is strong and stable. The port is a significant employer and one of the busiest ports in the country. Along with education, business, tourism, the military and government, there is a lot of opportunity here not matter what your skills are.
Corporate lodging in New Orleans is made up of furnished apartments within purpose-built developments. They offer high specification accommodation inclusive of all utilities, TV and internet.
New Orleans has a huge economy spread across all industries. The port is a dominant force here, as is shipping and services. The unemployment rate is reasonable while opportunities are plentiful as long as you have the skills.
Major employers in New Orleans include Ochsner Health System, Northrop Grumman, Entergy Corp., LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans, Tulane University, City of New Orleans, United States Postal Service, Lockheed Martin Corp/Nasa Michoud, Harrah’s New Orleans Casino, Capital One, Louisiana State University, CenturyLink, Odyssea Marine, Amedisys, Entergy, Sanderson Farms, Future Pipe Industries Inc, Turner Industries, LHC Group, Tidewater, Shell Exploration & Production, Al Copeland Investments, Dow Chemical Company, Naval Support Activity, Southeastern Louisiana University, Boh Bros. Construction Co., Hilton-New Orleans Riverside, Whitney Holding Corp., US Army Corps of Engineers, USDA, National Finance Center, Universal Sodexho (USA) Inc., Textron Marine & Land Systems, University of New Orleans and Bollinger Gulf Repair.
Medical centers in New Orleans include East Jefferson Hospital, North Oaks Medical Center, Touro Infirmary, West Jefferson Medical Center, Saint Tammany Parish Hospital, Children’s Hospital, Tulane Medical Center and St. Tammany Parish Hospital.
Fly into New Orleans and land at Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY). It’s a few miles out of town but linked by shuttle bus or road. It handles most domestic carriers and some international flights.
Rail uses Union Passenger Terminal and Amtrak run regular services into and out of the city. The New Orleans Regional Transit Authority (RTA) has restored some bus and rail services but not all of them. Work is ongoing but most of the city center is back to pre-Katrina levels.
Buses also use Union Passenger Terminal and Greyhound runs long-haul services to and from there.
Streetcars are a viable way of getting around the city, with a range of services including The St. Charles Streetcar Line, The Riverfront Streetcar Line, The Canal Streetcar Line and Rampart–St. Claude Streetcar Line.
Road is well served too with I-10, I-610 and I-510 all reaching the city. The old parts of the city are very difficult to travel by car but the newer sections and Downtown are fine.
Walking and cycling are also viable ways of getting around, especially the French Quarter and parts of the rest of the city.
There is a lot more to New Orleans than just the French Quarter and Mardi Gras. There is color, music, life, love and laughter aplenty here and while there are still crime problems in some areas, most of the city is fine to walk around in. There is an amazing entertainment scene here which is enjoyed by all.
Neighborhoods in New Orleans include French Quarter, Central Business District, Central City, East Riverside, Garden District, Irish Channel, Lower Garden District, Milan, St. Thomas, Touro, Faubourg Lafayette, Faubourg Livaudais, Audubon, University, Black Pearl, Broadmoor, Dixon, East Carrollton, Freret, Hollygrove, Leonidas, Fontainebleau, Uptown, West Riverside, Bayou St. John, B.W. Cooper, Fairgrounds, Faubourg St. John, Gert Town, Mid-City, Parkview, Seventh Ward, St. Bernard Projects, Tremé/Lafitte, Tulane/Gravier, Lakeview Area, Dillard, Filmore, Gentilly Terrace, Gentilly Woods, Lake Terrace/Lake Oaks, Milneburg, Pontchartrain Park, St. Anthony, Algiers Point, U.S. Naval Support Area, Aurora, Behrman, McDonoghville, Tall Timbers / Brechtel and New Aurora.
Things to see and do in New Orleans include Historic architecture of the French Quarter, Historic cemeteries, the Superdome & Smoothie King Center, Museums and Aquarium, Audubon Zoo, New Orleans Museum of Art, the Mississippi River, St. Louis Cathedral, Aquarium of the Americas, Louisiana Children’s Museum, Storyland Amusement Park, City Park, Mid-City, Tomb of Voodoo Queen Marie Laveau in St. Louis Cemetery #1, Alombrados Encampment, Island of Salvation Botanica, Streetcar rides and Riverboat cruises.
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