ORS 2018 Hotel and Travel

/ORS 2018 Hotel and Travel
ORS 2018 Hotel and Travel 2018-02-08T15:47:13+00:00

Adjacent to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and new Orleans Arena, the Hyatt Regency New Orleans is conveniently located just blocks from the French Quarter, Morial Convention Center, and the Mississippi Riverfront.

The Hyatt House New Orleans is connected to the Hyatt Regency New Orleans and our meeting location.

HotelORS RateBooking MethodCut-Off Date
Hyatt Regency New Orleans (Headquarter)
601 Loyola Avenue
The Annual Meeting takes place in this hotel
$239/night – $289/night*
Standard Room
Book Online

Toll-Free Number: 888-421-1442

Make sure to mention ORS!

Sunday, January 28

The hotel is sold out Friday, March 9, Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11. For those looking to book a reservation that includes these dates, please call the hotel to check availability. You can reach them at 888-421-1442.

Hyatt House New Orleans
1250 Poydras St
Hyatt House is connected to the Hyatt Regency
$239/night-$299/night*
Standard roomPlease note: these rates include a breakfast buffet
Book Online

Toll-Free Number: 800-233-1234

Make sure to mention ORS!

Wednesday, February 14

The hotel is sold out Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11. For those looking to book a reservation that includes these dates, please call the hotel to check availability at 800-233-1234.

*Please Note: The negotiated rates are available for a contracted number of rooms through a cut-off date. Once the cut-off date has passed, rooms will be subject to availability and the hotel may charge a higher rate. Booking your stay outside of the available dates is based upon availability and the hotel may charge a higher rate. A portion of your room rate is being used to defray the cost of this meeting.

Deposit & Cancellation Policy

No deposit is required to secure your reservation.Cancellations can be made up until 3:00 PM 3 days prior to your arrival with no penalty. Cancellations made within 72 hours of arrival will be charged a one night penalty, including taxes and fees.

HOUSING WARNING

The ORS is not affiliated with ANY housing company.

Anyone who contacts you who isn’t an ORS staff member is doing so without permission of the ORS. They are NOT affiliated with ORS and there are hidden fees and penalties for booking with them. If you are contacted by these or any other company claiming to be affiliated with ORS, please call the ORS office to let us know at 847-823-5770.

The ONLY place you can get the discounted ORS hotel rate is through the ORS hotel link or by phone.

When you book within the ORS block you save money because of our group buying. Booking within the block is another way to support the organization. Through our group purchase we are able to keep convention costs low, in turn keeping registration rates low.

We appreciate your support.

Airport Information

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is the main airport servicing the New Orleans area. Nearly 150 daily flights provide nonstop and connecting services to major domestic destinations and more than 50 nonstop markets in the US and abroad.

Features:

  • 150 daily departures
  • 57 nonstop markets, including international nonstop flights to Toronto, London, Frankfurt, Cancun, Punta Cana and Panama City.
  • Served by 15 passenger airlines to include, but not limited to: American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Southwest and United Airlines.

Click here for an interactive map of the airport.

Ground Transportation from MSY:

Taxicabs:
Taxicab booths are located on the first level of the terminal outside of baggage claim belts 1 and 14. Passengers must wait in line at one of these booths for taxi service.

Taxi rides cost approximately $36.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (where the Hyatt Regency is located) for up to two (2) passengers. For three (3) or more passengers, the fare will be $15.00 per passenger. Taxis are required to accept credit card payments.

Airport Shuttle:
Shuttle service is available from the airport to the Hyatt Regency and other locations in New Orleans for $24.00 (per person, one-way) or $44.00 (per person, round-trip). These fares include three (3) bags per person. Additional baggage may be subject to additional fees. Passengers can purchase tickets at the airport shuttle ticket booths located on the first level throughout the baggage claim area. To purchase tickets online and for more information please click here.

Transportation Network Companies:
Uber offers transportation services from the airport. Passengers can meet their app based ride service in the Ground Transportation Center located on the first floor of the short-term parking garage. Click here for detailed instructions.

Rental Car:
The Consolidated Rental Car Facility (CONRAC) is located a short walk away from the main terminal. Passengers should exit the baggage claim area (first level) near belts 12-14 and continue to the right down a covered walkway to the CONRAC. Nine (9) rental car companies currently operate at the airport. For contact information for these companies, please click here.

Take advantage of your lunch break and free evenings to explore New Orleans and all it has to offer. From restaurant recommendations, architecture and cemetery tours. New Orleans has something for everyone.

Explore New Orleans

It can now take as long as four months to obtain a visa to enter the US Please use the following links for more information regarding obtaining visas, machine readable passports and registering with the US Homeland Security’s ESTA program.

Official Letter of Invitation

ORS will be able to provide a personalized letter to assist you in obtaining a visa. Please complete the information on the VISA invitation letter form and click submit to receive a personalize invitation letter to assist in your visitor visa application process.

If you are presenting a paper or poster at the meeting, please contact orsabstracts@ors.org to request a detailed invitation letter including your presentation details. Be sure to include your paper or poster number in the requested email.

Please note, entry visas into the United States are issued at the sole discretion of a US consulate general. ORS is happy to assist with requested documentation but is unable to intercede beyond the documentation.

Attire

Business casual attire should be worn Saturday – Tuesday. Dress in layers as meeting room temperatures fluctuate.

Weather

For a 10-day New Orleans forecast from weather.com, click here.

Questions?

E-mail Natalie Hinman, ORS Meeting Planner at hinman@ors.org.

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