Travel Information and Discounts: 2017 Global Engagement and Social Responsibility

AAC&U is pleased to offer discounts on airfare and transportation for the “Global Engagement and Social Responsibility: Higher Education's Role in Addressing Global Crises” conference.  All conference activities will take place at the New Orleans Marriott, New Orleans, LA  70130 from October 12-14, 2017.

About the City

Looking for more information on The Big Easy? The Convention and Visitors Bureau has put together a website with helpful information and suggestions to make the most of your time in the city.

Airline Discounts

Please note that discounted airline fares are available for travel from October 9 to October 17, 2017, as follows:

Delta Airlines – Domestic

  • Fares Offered: Up to 10% on applicable fares. 
  • Meeting Promotional Code: NMQB9
  • Travel Dates:  October 9 to October 17, 2017.
  • Origin: Any city serving Delta Airlines
  • Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA (MSY)
  • Telephone: Call Network Reservations at 800-328-1111.  Please note that a Direct Ticketing Charge will apply when booking through a Delta agent.
  • Online: Reservations can be made on the Delta Airlines website at Click "Book Your Flight," enter your flight information and enter Meeting Event Code, NMQB9

United Airlines–Domestic

  • Fares Offered: Up to 10% on applicable fares.
  • Meeting Promotional Code: ZYH2
  • Agreement Code: 121117
  • Travel Dates: October 9 to October 17, 2017
  • Origin: Any city serving United Airlines
  • Destination: NEW ORLEANS, LA (MSY)
  • Telephone:  Call United Meetings at 800-426-1122.  Refer to “ZCode” ZYH2 and “Agreement Code” 121117.  Please note that a $25 service fee will apply when booking through a United agent.  Outside of the United States, please call local United Airline Reservation Office.
  • Online: Reservations are available via the United Airlines website.  In the Offer Code Box: enter ZYH2 followed by Agreement Code 121117 in the box.

Car Rental or Train

AVIS Car Rental

  • Reservations by Telephone: 800-331-1600. Refer to discount code D452148.
  • Online at Use Avis Discount Code D452148.
  • The discount code will be effective seven days prior to the event start date until seven days after the event start date

Check the Amtrak website for daily discounts