This article showcases our top picks for the best Louisiana based Travel companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Travel industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top Louisiana Travel Companies

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

Joieful

Joieful

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Joieful is a fast-growing experiences company that powers the concierge desks at many of the largest hotels in New Orleans, both online and with 24/7 live support. For visitors to the city, the Joieful smartphone app and website bring together the largest marketplace of easy-to-buy New Orleans experiences curated by locals, affording our guests the opportunity to see the authentic New Orleans inside and outside of the traditional tourism lens.

With hundreds of thoughtfully-curated adventures ranging from dining to live music, corporate team building to health and wellness, Joieful empowers our users to create, experience and share the best of the Crescent City.. .

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Vestigo

Vestigo

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Anyone should be able to explore the world, and now, it’s easier than ever. They strive to empower your outdoors by connecting you with a local outdoor enthusiast who can show you the way through a simple tool they call Vestigo.

Named after the Latin root for explore, Vestigo allows outdoor enthusiasts to share their passion for adventure through hosting participants on any type of outdoor experience their mind can create.. .

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Garden District Ventures

Garden District Ventures

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Garden District Ventures is a group of early-stage capital investors and operators based in New Orleans, LA USA that invests in and supports dynamic founders, emergent startup companies, and product developers in underserved and frontier markets worldwide. We believe that the digital revolution offers significant value creation and increased entrepreneurial capacity in communities from Middle America to Southeast Asia and that impactful ideas should not be geographically limited.

Garden District Ventures is generally sector agnostic, though we prefer some spaces over others. Our areas of interest include digital payments, D2C brands, health/ wellness, IoT, travel tech, and supply chain/ logistics, but we often review and consider other investment opportunities.

With partners, strategic advisory services, and engineering teams in the U.S., Germany, and Việt Nam, we believe that Garden District Ventures and our portfolio companies are well-positioned to capitalize on fast-growing economies, talent pools, and innovation hubs around the globe.. .

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Sonesta

Sonesta

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Sonesta facilitates a number of hotels and resorts that provide professionals, couples, and families with accommodations.

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Marigny Management

Marigny Management

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Marigny Management is a real estate company that specializes in the fields of hospitality and travel. Its services feature different types of rentals such as short-term, long-term, and existing rental.

The company was founded in 2016 and headquartered in Louisiana, United States.. .

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iSeatz

iSeatz

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One of the most powerful booking engines for ancillary travel products in the market today.

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Lamar Advertising Company

Lamar Advertising Company

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Lamar Advertising Company is an outdoor advertising company in the United States. The Company operates in the advertising segment.

The Company sells advertising on billboards, buses, shelters, benches and logo plates. It operates three types of outdoor advertising displays: billboards, logo signs and transit advertising displays.

It sells its advertising space on two types of billboards: bulletins and posters. The Company also sells digital billboards, which are located on traffic arteries and city streets.

The Company sells advertising space on logo signs located near highway exits. As of December 31, 2012, the Company owned and operated over 144,000 billboard advertising displays in 44 states, Canada and Puerto Rico, over 115,000 logo advertising displays in 22 states and the province of Ontario, Canada, and operated over 34,000 transit advertising displays in 15 states, Canada and Puerto Rico..

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Gifted Healthcare

Gifted Healthcare

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Gifted Healthcare is a staffing and recruiting company offering travel nurse and private healthcare recruiting solutions.

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TMG Consulting

TMG Consulting

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TMG Consulting provides services to airports, local and state government, business and industry including resort.

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NewOrleans.com- New Orleans Hotels, Tours, and Events

NewOrleans.com- New Orleans Hotels, Tours, and Events

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NewOrleans.comwas first launched back in 1995, at the very beginning of the commercial Internet. Since its inception, the site has primarily been a hospitality portal.

Today it generates millions of unique visits per year from individuals who are planning to visit our area. When someone plans a trip, NewOrleans.com, the most intuitive and recognizable web address for the city, is the first place they go to find out where to stay, where to eat and what to do.

In January 2011 NewOrleans.comannounced that it had formed a strategic relationship to make the user experience at the website even better by incorporating the booking and vacation planning technology from the creators of VEGAS.com, the world’s #1 city travel website. Combining the concept of a travel guide created and maintained with the insight of people who live and breathe New Orleans everyday with an online booking agent, NewOrleans.com is focused on providing visitors to the city an unparalleled content and technology experience to make their trip planning as easy as possible.

NewOrleans.com’s mission is to be the most customer friendly, innovative and comprehensive New Orleans travel company. To meet that mission, we are constantly enhancing our travel product mix, improving the usability of our websites, and strengthening our longstanding relationships with our New Orleans travel partners..

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Wanderly

Wanderly

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Wanderly is an online travel resource that provides interest-based city guides to travelers and locals. Users browse spots within a city by interest, favoriting the ones that appeal to them in order to create their own personalized itinerary.

For travelers, or locals who want to uncover a little more of their city, Wanderly provides a fast and easy way to plan their explorations.. .

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Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts

Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts

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Creole Cuisine Restaurant Concepts is a restaurant offering authentic new Orleans cuisine.

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Emeril's Homebase

Emeril’s Homebase

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Emeril’s Homebase is a restaurant that provides party planning and restaurant operations services.

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French Quarter

French Quarter

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French Quarter is a local travel information site for New Orleans, LA.

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Shreveport Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau

Shreveport Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau

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Shreveport-Bossier Convention & Tourist Bureau provides information and assistance to tourists.

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The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

The Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel

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The Roosevelt New Orleans is a hospitality company offering lodging services.

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Hotel Monteleone

Hotel Monteleone

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Hotel Monteleone is a hospitality company specializing in suites, ballrooms, and reception rooms.

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The Frenchmen Hotel

The Frenchmen Hotel

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27 guest rooms and suites, rooftop bar, courtyard with pool on Frenchmen Street

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New Orleans Native Tours

New Orleans Native Tours

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New Orleans Native Tours is a tour company specializing in small, never to exceed 25 people, tours of New Orlean’s most popular sites.

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City of New Orleans

City of New Orleans

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The City of New Orleans train travels between Chicago and New Orleans through Memphis taking you through the heart of our nation.

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roomioTV

roomioTV

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roomioTV, the US-based hotel and hospitality TV software developer. roomioTV has been designed to deliver hotel guests with an interactive channel guide indicating what shows they can see.

It can deliver live TV, TV-on-Demand, movies from well know OTT providers and can run apps such as local weather updates or even the hotel room bill. The solution comprises a set-top box running an Android operating system with roomioTV’s locked-down, easy to use interface which will run seamlessly with popular displays including Samsung and LG.

In the USA, the roomioTV software works with standard hotel property management systems and the plan is to expand this for new geographies.. .

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New Orleans Tour Booking

New Orleans Tour Booking

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New Orleans Tour Booking helps visitors find the most fulfilling New Orleans city tours.

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Baton Rouge Areanvention

Baton Rouge Areanvention

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Baton rouge area convention is an online portal that helps travelers find restaurants, hotels and local events.

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Cajun Encounters Tour

Cajun Encounters Tour

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Cajun Encounters Tour is a tour operating company For over a quarter century,the founder and owner of the company.

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Tunk's Cypress Inn

Tunk’s Cypress Inn

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Tunk’s Cypress Inn is a restaurant located in Boyce.

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Galatoire's Restaurant

Galatoire’s Restaurant

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Galatoire’s Restaurant is a hospitality company providing dining services.

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Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association

Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association

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The Greater New Orleans Hotel & Lodging Association has represented the interests of the New Orleans hotel, lodging, and hospitality industry since 1924. Whether you manage a boutique hotel or a large convention property or your business is a service provider working within the New Orleans tourism industry, as a member of GNOHLA you are immediately recognized as operating with the highest standards of professionalism and duty of care.

Our Association is fully committed to furthering the growth and development of the New Orleans hospitality community. Through cooperation and camaraderie, we provide a means to further collective professionalism, knowledge, and profitability..

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Seeflight

Seeflight

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Best dates and best prices to choose when to travel

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Vacation Makers

Vacation Makers

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Vacation Makers offers travel and cruise services.

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Travel Central

Travel Central

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Travel Central is a travel & tourism company specializing in vacation packages.

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Native Tours Agency

Native Tours Agency

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Who wants to go on a Native Tours Agency with dozens of other people all stuffed into a bus? Native Tours Agency offers a better experience with small, intimate groups that allow you to ask questions and truly immerse yourself in the history and culture of NOLA. When you want to know the best places to visit in a city, you ask a native, and when you want to have the ultimate New Orleans tour experience, you book through New Orleans Native Tours! Our small French Quarter, ghost and cemetery tours are the best way to get the true NOLA experience! Native Tours Agency Tours is a top-rated, fully licensed provider of tours of New Orleans.

We keep our group size small to give you the best possible experience, and we offer French Quarter Haunted tours, Plantation Tours and City and Cemetery Tours departing on a daily basis to suit your itinerary.. .

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ROPAKELE Travel

ROPAKELE Travel

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ROPAKELE Travel is a full service, certified travel agency.

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This article was written by Gabrielle Thompson from Lifney. The editor for this article was Tess Page. If your company is featured in this article and you want to have amendments made please contact us on: Admin@lifney.com.

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