New Orleans was voted the No 1 place to visit. Are we happy about it?

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The New York Times calls New Orleans ‘unlike any other city in the world’. But will the influx of visitors change its character?

These days, after more than a decade of flux and change, New Orleans is again being recognized positively in the media. The latest of these citations came when the New York Times named New Orleans as its top place to visit in 2018.

The Times wrote: “In a year that seemed particularly traumatic for many around the world, we look to a place where centuries of trauma have yielded something magical. New Orleans is unlike any other city in the world, largely thanks to its ability to synthesize that history – and the myriad populations that participated in it – into a place full of joy and wonder.”

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