Essence Festival 25th Anniversary Air and Hotel Only Hotel Package for 2 from Chicago to New Orleans ($1,500.00 per person). Round Trip Air via Southwest Airline and Embassy Suites Hotel Convention Center (King Rooms). Daily Cook to Order Breakfast and 2 Hours of Happy Hours (Unlimited Drinks and Snacks). All Payments are Non-Refundable. Call La Shundrea at 312-978-5600 for any other accommodations or group booking.