2015 AWRA Summer Specialty Conference: Climate Change Adaptation
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Conference Headquarters/Hotel Accommodations

Hyatt Regency French Quarter, 800 Iberville St., New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, the perfect place for a conference on water resources! "Situated on a bend of the Mississippi River 100 miles from its mouth, New Orleans has been the chief city of Louisiana and the Gulf of Mexico's busiest northern port since the early 1700s. Founded by the French, ruled for 40 years by the Spanish and bought by the United States in the 1803 Louisiana Purchase, New Orleans is known for its distinct Creole culture and vibrant history. Significant battles of the War of 1812 and the Civil War were fought over the city. In its last hundred years the key struggles of New Orleans have been social (poverty, racial strife) and natural (hurricanes, floods and slowly sinking land)." (source: www.History.com/topics/new-orleans)

Hyatt Regency French Quarter New Orleans occupies a prime location adjacent to Bourbon Street in the heart of the historic New Orleans French Quarter near a variety of attractions, dining and shopping. The hotel is located within walking distance of attractions like the Audubon Aquarium, Bourbon Street, Jackson Square, Royal Street shopping, French Market, Streetcars and the New Orleans Superdome. You have all the elements for creating an educational and fun conference experience - come early and stay late and sample a unique cultural area of the southeastern US.

For more information on what amenities are offered at the hotel please visit their website: http://www.reservationcounter.com/hotels/show/114398/hyatt-french-quarter and http://frenchquarter.hyatt.com/en/hotel/our-hotel/hotel-features.html

  • Rooms at the Hyatt Regency French Quarter may be reserved through the hotel, at the discounted rate of $159 single/double (there is a limited availability of rooms at the $151 Federal government per diem rate)
  • Complimentary internet access in all guest rooms and meeting space
  • The Reservation Deadline for receiving room discounts is May 22, 2015.

Online booking instructions: Go to this website https://resweb.passkey.com/go/AWRAassn. Click on "Make Reservation" and it will automatically put you into AWRA's room reservation site.

Travel

The hotel is conveniently located a half hour from Louis Armstrong International Airport with shuttle service available to all major hotels including Hyatt Regency French Quarter. For more information on how to travel to the hotel from other departure points please see the Hotels website: http://frenchquarter.hyatt.com/en/hotel/our-hotel/map-and-directions.html

Related Informational websites:

http://www.neworleanscvb.com/
http://www.neworleansonline.com/
http://www.tourneworleans.com/