Hyatt Regency New Orleans in Louisiana, US, has reopened following a $275m redesign after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

The 32-storey hotel features 1,193 rooms, a restaurant and a bar.

The hotel also 200,000ft² of event space containing two 25,000ft² ballrooms, 64 meeting and banquet rooms, 19 executive level meeting rooms, seven permanent boardrooms, over 80,000ft² of exhibition space and a new 50,000ft² exhibit hall.

Hyatt Regency New Orleans is owned by Poydras Properties Hotel Holdings, a hospitality venture that includes AREA Property Partners, Poydras Hotel Members and a subsidiary of Hyatt Hotels Corporation.