New Orleans has steadily rebuilt its tourism industry
New Orleans is back in Travel & Leisure magazine’s top 10 list of cities for the first time since Hurricane Katrina hit the city with a detrimental blow to both its people and tourism industry.
The magazine placed the jazzy city at number 7 in the category of top cities in the U.S. and Canada. The awards were announced Thursday.The last time New Orleans was placed on the list was in July 2005 and it was ranked at No. 10.
The city has steadily rebuilt its tourism industry in the last few years and has clearly been successful at it.
New York took the No. 1 spot on the U.S. and Canada list, followed by San Francisco, Charleston, S.C., Chicago, Santa Fe, N.M.; Vancouver, British Columbia, and after New Orleans, Quebec City, Quebec; Victoria, British Columbia, and Washington D.C.
Source:The Associated Press