Location and accommodation

Below you'll find information on booking accommodation and traveling to the conference.

Venue information

All events for the IB Global Conference 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA will take place at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel.


Hilton New Orleans Riverside
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70140
Check in: 4pm | Check out: 11am

Booking accommodations

The Hilton New Orleans Riverside IB room block is sold out. In preparation of this, we have set up a room block at an over flow hotel, Loews New Orleans hotel. The hotel is one block from the Hilton.   

Conference Overflow Hotel

Loews New Orleans Hotel
300 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

US$119 plus taxes and fees, currently 15.20% and US$1 occupancy tax per room per night.

If calling in to make your reservation, please advise the hotel reservationist you are with the following group: IBO717

Reservations Phone Number: 866-211-6411 or 615-340-5778

Check in: 4pm | Check out: 12pm

Attendees must identify themselves as part of the International Baccalaureate group if reserving your room over the phone. This will ensure you will receive the quoted guestroom rate. Attendees will be charged one night's deposit at time of booking. The quoted rate is available until Wednesday, 26 June 2019.

Travel and airline discounts

Airline discounts

We are excited to offer all IB Global Conference 2019, New Orleans, Louisiana attendees an airline discount when booking travel to the conference in New Orleans. Please see below for available airline discount instructions. 

United: You may book online, then click on Book Meeting Reservations and enter your Offer Code ZG57888662 when searching for your flights. If booking through a travel professional or you would like to call United Meetings (+1 800-426-1122), give them the Agreement Code: 888662 and Z Code: ZG57 There is a US$25 service fee for all tickets issued through the airlines reservation desk. If calling from outside of the U.S., please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office, book online, or email and provide your agreement code and meeting Z code. Please allow 24 hours for email requests to be processed.

Delta Airlines: You may book online, select "Book Your Flight", then enter the Meeting Event code NMSR5 on the form along with your trip information. You may also call the Delta Meeting Network® Reservations at +1 800-328-1111, Monday - Friday, 7.30am - 7.30pm (Central Time) and refer to above Meeting Event Codes. There is a US$25 service fee for all tickets issued through the airlines reservation desk.

International travel

All non-US citizens must present proof of citizenship to enter the United States. An acceptable form of identification is a valid passport. Depending on your country of origin, you may be required to obtain a visa to enter the United States. Please contact your embassy to confirm entry requirements.

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) information

  • View the terminal map here
  • Read more about airport parking and transportation here
  • The airport is about 25 minutes away from the Hilton New Orleans Riverside


Ground transportation and local New Orleans, Louisiana information: 

  • Estimated taxi fare: US$36 (one way) from the airport to the hotel
  • Valet and discounted self-parking available:
    • On-site parking, discounted fee: US$20, plus tax, daily
    • Valet parking, fee: US$49, plus tax daily
  • Discounted airport transportation can be booked with Airport Shuttle. Advanced online reservation required.

Find out more about the city and plan your trip to New Orleans.