New Orleans

New Orleans:  Jazz, Cuisine, and Alligators…Oh My

Location(s)  New Orleans, Louisiana
Travel Dates
January 7 - 13, 2018
Housing   Hotel Provincial double occupancy (single room available; additional charges will apply)

Jazz is a uniquely American art form, born in the early decades of the 20th Century. This music formed as the result of a collision of cultures that include African American, Spanish, French Acadian, Creole, and Western musical cultures. In the 115 years since, jazz has developed many different styles that all stem from its ancestral beginnings in New Orleans. Come and experience the sights, sounds, and tastes of New Orleans in the Beautiful French Quarter, the cradle of jazz. This wonderful tour is designed to acquaint participants with the history, cuisine, jazz, and ecology of this beautiful region, where jazz was born and is still thriving today! 

Cost includes roundtrip air transportation from St. Louis, accommodations at the Hotel Provincial, some meals, swamp boat tour, jazz dinner cruise, plantation tours, World War II Museum tour, School of Cooking demonstration, and a Preservation Hall jazz concert.

Regular Package 2365.00/pp double occupancy ($2865.00/pp single occupancy)
Included in package Round trip airfare from St. Louis, roundtrip airport transfers in NOLA, lodging (double occupancy), some meals, entrance fees for scheduled tours & shows
Registration Deadline November 3rd, 2017
Non-refundable Deposit $1000 due with registration
Final payment December 8th, 2017

* Other meals, transit passes, and personal expenses not included.  
* Limited to 20 participants


Online registration

Downloadable registration form (pdf)

To register, complete and submit one of the options above, one form per person. 
Registrations will not be processed without deposit payment and completion of a registration form.  Post-dated payments cannot be accepted.

For questions or more information, contact Dawn Gray by phone at 309-298-2504 or by email at dm-gray@wiu.edu.



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Dawn Gray
Office of Study Abroad & Outreach
Horrabin Hall 8
1 University Circle
Macomb, IL 61455
(309) 298-2504