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    30 November 2008

  • Awards Luncheon:
    1 December 2008

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The Hilton New Orleans Riverside

The The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is sold out.
For nearby hotels please see the New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau website

The Hilton New Orleans is a full service luxury complex, is actually a "city within itself". It is in a prime downtown location on the banks of the Mississippi. The Riverwalk is at the hotel's doorstep! It also features a newly renovated 90,000 sq. ft. Health Club by Hilton featuring tennis, racquetball, full weight training circuit and the Precor® cardio theater. Stimulate your palate within Drago's Seafood Restaurant, a New Orleans dining institution, home of the original charbroiled oyster. Try your hand at Harrah's Casino or take in a round of golf at the TPC Louisiana. New Orleans is still one of the world’s most unique destinations that can be at your doorstep when staying at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside hotel in Louisiana.

The Hilton New Orleans Riverside is located at
Two Poydras Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70140


The IEEE Communications Society has a contractual obligation to fill a guaranteed block of rooms at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. Significant financial penalties will be assessed should IEEE GLOBECOM 2008 fall short of the expected number of guest rooms attendee. By staying at the conference hotel, you will enjoy the convenience of residing at the conference venue and to a far greater extent provide valued assistance in support of IEEE ComSoc's financial obligations.

Please mention the IEEE GLOBECOM 2008 Conference when making reservations.

Transportation to and from the Airport

Louis Armstrong Int’l Airport
Distance from hotel: 13miles
Drive time: 25 minutes

Typical Minimum Charge
Limousine $75.00 USD
Super Shuttle $13.00 USD
Taxi $28.00 USD