This Oct. 11, 2011 photo, shows Michael Smith, general manager of the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Hotel, in the ballroom of the hotel which will be opening next week in New Orleans. The hotel has ... more 
This Oct. 11, 2011 photo, shows Michael Smith, general manager of the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Hotel, in the ballroom of the hotel which will be opening next week in New Orleans. The hotel has been shut down since it was heavily damaged by Hurricane Katrina over six years ago. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerald Herbert
Thu, Oct 13, 2011 12:48 PM EDT