Hotel & Travel

Experience the best of New Orleans when you stay at downtown's Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Ideally set in the vibrant French Quarter, hotel guests are within walking distance of Bourbon Street and only minutes from events at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mardi Gras World and the cruise port are also conveniently nearby. Taste the flavors of New Orleans when you savor the cuisine at Roux Bistro or toast to a successful day at Pelican Bar.

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For budget planning, here are the negotiated rates for guests of #NCHC19 within the hotel block at the Sheraton New Orleans:

  • $265 Single Occupancy
  • $265 Double Occupancy
  • $275 Triple Occupancy
  • $285 Quadruple Occupancy

Airfare Discounts

NCHC works hard to provide discounts on airfare and ground transportation for our members when possible. Watch here for further details about discounted rates as they become available!

United Airlines

Save up to 10% off your ticket price using the code: ZGY2655371

When making reservations check the All Search Options box located to the left of the search button on the United home page. This will connect to a new booking screen. After entering the required information scroll to the bottom of the page and enter NCHC’s 2019 Annual Conference discount meeting code: ZGY2655371 or call United Airlines at 1-800-864-8331.

Delta Airlines

Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounts for the National Collegiate Honors Council.

Please click here to book your flights!

You may also call Delta Meeting Network® at 1.800.328.1111* Monday–Friday, 7:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. (CT) and refer to Meeting Event Code NY2TC

*Please note there is not a service fee for reservations booked and ticketed via our reservation 800 number.

Ground Transportation

Getting To/From the Airport:

Airport Shuttle

When you arrive: Airport Shuttle service is available to and from Downtown and Uptown New Orleans hotels, the French Quarter, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center and the Cruise Ship Terminals.

Return to the Airport: Look for the Airport Shuttle parked in front of your hotel/departure location approximately 5 to 7 minutes before scheduled departure time.

Schedule: Shuttles run every day of the year, with vans departing approximately every 30 minutes (except between 2 and 3:30 a.m.).

Purchasing Tickets: You can purchase ticket(s) at or in person at the Airport Shuttle Ticket Desk, located on the ground level of the airport across from the baggage claim area, or you can make a reservation by calling 866-596-2699. They accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover (and cash if you're paying in person at the airport location). If you're purchasing your ticket(s) at the airport, please claim your luggage FIRST. For Departure Reservations (from downtown New Orleans back to the airport), please call (504) 522-3500 or (866) 596-2699 no later than 24 hours prior to your flight.

Costs and Fine Print:

    • $24 one-way, $44 round trip for adults and children 6 and older. Children under 6 ride free (subject to change)
    • The first three average-sized bags per passenger are free. Oversized or additional luggage is subject to an additional fee (Please Note: Vehicles cannot handle equipment or large items)
    • Although not required, travelers must provide their own child car seats or booster seats, if wanted
    • Special arrangements may be made for groups and pre-purchased vouchers
    • Shuttle tickets are non-refundable
    • Fares do not include a driver gratuity

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles: Handicap accessible vehicles are available, but require a one-week reservation prior to arrival. For more information or reservations, please call 866-596-2699 or visit


There is a cab stand right outside of the airport. Fares are $33 each way for one or two people. Three people or more are $14 each. There is a $1 per bag fee. This fare is good from the airport to anywhere in the city of New Orleans. It’s regulated by the city but is subject to change.

Ride Sharing

Easily order an Uber or Lyft when you land at the New Orleans airport, and they’ll get you to your destination in no time! Located on the bottom level of the airport parking lot, there is a designated spot for rideshare pick-ups. It is conveniently across the street from baggage claim, so grab your suitcase and meet your driver. Trips to and from the airport with start and end locations in Orleans Parish are a minimum of $33.

City Bus

Hop the RTA’s 202 Airport Express, which travels from the airport terminals to Elk Place at Canal Street in Downtown New Orleans. The fare is $1.50 and the bus makes 9 daily trips to New Orleans.