General Information & Ground Transportation


Which airport should I fly into?
The closest airport to the Royal Sonesta is the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (approximately 30 minutes)

What are my transportation options to the hotel?
Various transportation options are available from the airports to the hotel.

  • Taxi service - Taxis pick up passengers in a dedicated taxi loading zone on the Arrivals Curb outside of Level 1 Baggage Claim Door 7.
  • Rental car service is also available through various counters at airport terminals.
  • Ride App - Ride app services pick up passengers outside of Level 1 Baggage Claim on the middle curb.

Is there a fee for parking?
Parking is available at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans at a discount rate of $43 per day.

What is the suggested attire for the conference?
Business casual attire is suggested for all Annual Meeting functions.

What will the weather be like during the conference?
The average temperature in May for New Orleans is 82°F. The average low temperature is mid 60's°F.


For questions pertaining to hotel, registration or general information, please contact Lori Socki at or call 815-338-9668, select option #2.