ACCOMODATION

The Santa Clara Hotel has been chosen as the headquarter Hotel for WDSA 2016.  

 

The Organizing Committee is pleased to suggest the following list of hotels. Here delegates will find comfortable rooms at a special rate. You can book your hotel in the following link: Please refer to the relative websites for all other information needed.

 

Old City Hotels *  Single (US)  Double (US)
    Santa Clara Hotel 215 233
    Charleston Santa Teresa Hotel 224 224
Near to Cartagena´s Convention Center *    
    Casa Blanca Hotel Boutique 50 85
Sea side Hotels *    
    Las Américas  165 178
    Holiday Inn Hotel 121 125 
Options for Students    
    Casa Blanca Hotel Boutique 50 85
    Regatta Hotel 76 78

 (*) Please note that for these hotels there is a number of rooms reserved for the conference delegates

up to 31st of May 2016. If the reservation is made after that date, vacancies cannot be guaranteed.

 

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TRAVEL

 

 

 

 

 Getting to Cartagena de Indias by plane:

a) From Bogotá:

You can easily get to Cartagena de Indias from Bogotá since all airlines in Colombia land in this capital city. Some of them are:

  • Avianca
  • Lan
  • Copa Airlines

b) Direct to Cartagena de Indias:

Cartagena de Indias is served by Rafael Núñez International Airport. Avianca, Jet BLue, American Airlines, Copa Airlines and Spirit operate direct flights to Cartagena de Indias. Many destinations are reachable thanks to some partnerships with the major airlines (either low-cost or flag carrier). You can fly directly from:

        
 
  • USA
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Panama 
  • Chile
  • Dutch Antilles

 

Getting to Cartagena de Indias by bus:

Buses allow you to reach Cartagena de Indias from every part of Colombia. There are many bus companies in Cartagena de Indias with daily departures From:

 
  • Medellín (12 hrs)
  • Barranquilla (2 hrs)
  • Bogotá (18 hrs)

 

 

  

OVERSEAS DELEGATES

For overseas delegates who need the VISA for their travel, there will be speeded up procedures for abstract acceptance in order to provide timely the invitation letters useful to get the VISA in the colombian embassy or consulate. The invitation letter will be sent automatically to all delegates that will request it during the procedure for abstract submission.


For additional requests, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

If you come from any of the following countries, you DO NOT need Colombian VISA:

 

North America

South America

Central America and Caribean

Europe

Africa

Asia

Oceania

Bahamas

Canada

Mexico

United States of America

           

Argentina

Bolivia

Brasil

Chile

Ecuador

Paraguay

Peru

Uruguay

        

Belice

Jamaica

Costa Rica

Panama

 

Austria

Belgium

Bulgary

Croacia

Denmark

France

Germany

Greece

Iceland

Irland

Italy

Portugal

Norway

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

The Netherlands

United Kingdom

South Africa

                       

Indonesia

Israel

Japan

           

Australia

New Zealand