New Orleans makes New York Times' list of top 2015 travel destinations

Posted on: January 11 2015

By Naomi Martin, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

New Orleans' economic recovery since Hurricane Katrina and its growing arts scene made it one of The New York Times' 52 top travel destinations for 2015, the year that marks the 10th anniversary of the devastating storm.

The city, which was joined on the list by places like Milan and Rabat, Morocco, was described in the article as "resilient and renewed."

In addition to Katrina-related events, The Times cited the arts exhibition Prospect.3, the new venue of the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and the development of downtown areas as reasons to visit in 2015.

Read the entire list here.