Airline, Car Rental & Amtrak Discounts

NATA’s Travel agency, Colwick Travel, has negotiated great discounts on airfare and car rental for convention attendees!


Daily Convention Shuttle

Select NATA hotels will have shuttle service to the Morial Convention Center for official NATA convention events. Hotels with shuttle service will be noted on the NATA housing website, in the NATA 2018 app, and in the convention guide. All other properties are walking hotels.

Shuttle buses begin service on Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 a.m. just prior to the opening of registration and end 30 minutes after the Welcome Reception concludes. Wednesday shuttle service starts 45 minutes before educational programming begins and ends 30 minutes after district meetings. Thursday and Friday, shuttle service starts 45 minutes before and ends 30 minutes after educational programming. Buses run every 20 to 30 minutes.


Airport Transportation

All official NATA hotels are located in downtown New Orleans, which is approximately 16 miles from Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY).

Airport taxi booths are located on the lower level of the terminal outside baggage claim belts 1 and 14. Passengers must wait in line at one of these booths for taxi service. Approximate fare, not including gratuity is $40 one-way for up to two passengers. For three or more passengers the fare is $15 per passenger.

Shared-ride shuttle service is provided by Airport Shuttle New Orleans. NATA’s discounted shuttle cost is $40 per person round-trip/$20 per person one-way. To receive NATA’s discounted rate, you must book your travel online at least 24 hours in advance of your flight.


Morial Convention Center

Parking is available in garage and surface lots surrounding the Moral Convention Center.