Travel and Hotel

Downtown New Orleans


CHEST 2019 will be in New Orleans, Louisiana from October 19-23, 2019.

Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

900 Convention Center Blvd
New Orleans, LA 70130

Hotel & Travel Discounts

We’ve negotiated travel discounts and secured a limited number of reduced-rate hotel rooms to make your trip to New Orleans affordable. Through the travel experts at onPeak, rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis. Book early for best selection and price »

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No Fees
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Deep Discounts
Buy-in-bulk hotel rates, with savings passed on to you.

Reservation Deadline is September 23, 2019. Be sure to add your hotel rewards number when booking to receive points for your loyalty program.

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NEW! Childcare at CHEST 2019

Bringing your family to this year’s CHEST Annual Meeting? We are happy to offer the option of childcare for your children ages 6 months through 12 years old with KiddieCorp, allowing you to attend more CHEST 2019 events. This children’s program will provide exciting activities for full and half days from October 19-23, 2019. 

Learn more and register in advance.

Hotel Map

View full hotel block information, including an interactive map of our hotels. Visit the booking website, choose your category and click the ‘Map’ button.

Group Bookings

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Beware of Unauthorized Hotel Solicitations
Note that onPeak is the only official hotel provider associated with our event. While other hotel resellers may contact you offering accommodations for your trip, they are not endorsed by or affiliated with the show. Beware that entering into financial agreements with non-endorsed companies can have costly consequences.

Travel Information

Attendees are eligible for discounts to New Orleans by using approved discount codes (see below) from our official travel partners. Discount codes can be used with Direct Travel, your own travel agency, or with the airline directly.

Direct Travel

Direct Travel Management will assist in arranging your travel. When you book through them, agents can help with unforeseen circumstances (bad weather, flight cancellations, delays, etc.) and provide superior customer service. Direct Travel is familiar with our travel policies and can offer personalized service when you book with one of their agents.

Provide our organization name, American College of Chest Physicians; the name of the meeting, CHEST 2019; and your travel dates. A ticketing fee will apply.

Phone: +1 (855) 385-0363

United Airlines

Zcode: ZGFM
Agreement code: 291447
Valid travel dates: October 16-26, 2019
Phone: +1 (800) 426-1122

When booking online, select “All Search Options,” and enter your travel information. At the bottom of the page in the box labeled “Promotions & Certificates,” enter ZGFM291447 to obtain the discount.

Delta Airlines

Meeting Event Code: NMSZA
Valid travel dates: October 14-28, 2019
Phone: +1 (800) 328-1111

When booking online, enter Meeting Event Code NMSZA in the box on the search flight page. A ticketing charge will apply when booking by phone.

Travel From Airports


Estimated fare: $36 (one way)


Discounted shuttle rates are now available through Airport Shuttle New Orleans. Shared rides – one way: $20.00; round trip: $40.00. Please use the link below to arrange transportation at least 24 hours in advance of your arrival. Learn More »

RideShare Services

Approved rideshare services (or ride-hailing or ride-booking service companies) will meet customers on the outside of the Transportation Center, located on the first floor of the short-term parking garage.

Invitation Letters

Letters of invitation for attendees and guests can be generated during registration. Abstract and case report presenters needing additional presentation information in the invitation letter should contact