ICCA Congress 2019
 
 
ICCA Association Meetings Programme
Durban, South Africa, 18-20 June 2019

58th ICCA Congress

Houston, U.S.A.
27 - 30 October 2019

Transfers

Please note that airport transfers are only arranged to/from all three official hotels. If you decide to stay in a different hotel, you can take a transfer to one of the official hotels and from there make your own way to your hotel.

Arrival transfers

Transfer days: 

Friday 25 October:
IAH Airport 06:00 – 24:00
HOU Airport 06:00 – 22:00

Saturday 26 October:
IAH Airport 06:00 – 24:00
HOU Airport 06:00 – 22:00

Upon your arrival into IAH Airport Terminals A-C, please proceed to baggage claim where you will find greeters holding signage with the conference logo that will direct you to the shuttle or reception area. Arrivals for Terminals D & E will find greeters after you exit customs. All hotel shuttles will depart from Terminal E at IAH Airport every hour at the top of the hour. If your flight arrives into one of the other terminals, the staff in baggage claim can assist you in getting to the interterminal train that will take you to Terminal E.

IAH Terminal Map  

If you are arriving into HOU Airport, please proceed to baggage claim where you will find greeters holding signage with the conference logo that will direct you to the shuttle or reception area. All shuttles will depart every hour at the top of the hour.

Departure transfers

Transfer days: 
Wednesday 30 October:
IAH Airport 14:00 – 20:00
HOU Airport 14:00 – 20:00

Thursday 31 October:
IAH Airport 03:00 – 20:00
HOU Airport 03:00 – 20:00

Departures will take place from the Marquis, Four Seasons and Hilton Americas at the top of the hour for both IAH and HOU Airport. If you are planning to take the airport shuttle, please plan to check-in with the transportation staff 20-30 minutes prior to the hour you plan to depart. International travelers will need to depart the hotel a minimum of 3 hours prior to their flight departure time and domestic travelers 2 hours prior their flight departure.

 


Getting around Houston

Visit www.visithoustontexas.com to find low-cost ways to get around Houston, information on approximate taxi fares and cleaner transportation alternatives.

Getting to Houston

Served by two international airports, George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Houston Hobby Airport (HOU), and as a hub for major U.S. airlines United Airlines and Southwest Airlines, Houston is easily accessible from plenty of domestic and international destinations. The city is serviced by direct flights from 120 U.S. cities and regular non-stop flights to Mexico, Canada and Latin America. For those travelling from further afield, 74 international non-stop flights run from major capitals in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. 

 

Recommended Airlines/Alliances

Several ICCA Transport sector members are offering their Meetings programmes for this year's ICCA congress, alongside one another. Please find them listed below along with more information on how to take advantages of the discounts they are offering all ICCA Congress delegates.

Lufthansa Group 

Special offer: Discounted travel with Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines

Lufthansa Group Partner Airlines offer a comprehensive global route network linking major cities around the world. We offer special prices and conditions to participants, visitors, exhibitors, invited guests as well as employees of the Contracting partner and their travel companions.

To make a reservation, please click on www.lh.com/event-flight-booking and enter the access code NLZQWFH in the "Offer for discounted flights" area. This will open an online booking platform that will automatically calculate the discount offered or provide you with an even better offer if another promotional fare is available.

NOTE: Pop-ups must be enabled otherwise the booking platform window will not open.

Oneworld

As a registered attendee, you can access discounted flights for travel to this event. Visit www.oneworld.com/events, select 'Attendee' and enter event code OW23A19 to access oneworld online booking tool.

 Attendee benefits include:
• Discounts on flights for attendees and one travel companion.
• Travel up to seven days before and seven days after the event.
• Flights available from all oneworld member airlines and affiliates.
• Enjoy a user-friendly booking tool showing the most convenient flight options.
• 24-hour support via email or phone.
• Earn rewards and tier status points on eligible oneworld flights.
• Frequent flyer privileges including access to some 650 premium airport lounges worldwide, fast track at security lanes in selected airports and extra baggage allowance.*(*Privileges depend on your oneworld tier status level.)
• Seamless connections and quality service on oneworld member airlines.

For more information please visit www.oneworld.com

SkyTeam

We would like to offer you seamless air travel via SkyTeam Global Meetings to our event. Our registered Global Meetings event offers you attractive airfares. By booking and buying your airline ticket via the dedicated link below, you will benefit from:

- Savings – take advantage of exclusive discounts up to 15% in both Business and Economy Class; no fee for your online bookings.
- Convenience – book the most convenient itinerary online with any of the 19 SkyTeam member airlines.
- Reward Miles – earn Miles on your frequent flyer program of a SkyTeam member airline and save on your future travels.
- Valuable services – SkyTeam Elite Plus, First and Business Class customers will experience SkyPriority, the alliance network red-carpet treatment, and will get access to the exclusive SkyTeam lounges.
- SkyTeam network – travel to your event from virtually anywhere in the world with over 14,500 daily flights covering more than 1,150 destinations in 175 countries. 

To book your air travel now click here or visit www.skyteam.com/globalmeetings and enter the Event ID: 4074S.

Air China


Air China (a Star Alliance Member) is offering its Conferences & Meetings programmes to ICCA China Members attending the 58th ICCA Congress in Houston. 

To take advantage of the discounts on offer, please visit Air China’s website, https://biz.airchina.com.cn/ to book your flights using the convenient booking tool.  To access the tool, enter the user name: 9CVA00AF and password: 9CVA00AF, log in as an attendee and select your preferred flights. 

The negotiated discounted fares are valid for international or regional Air China operated OW/RT flights from China to Houston, U.S.A., and are available to participants and their companions travelling between 22 October 2019 and 4 November 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact the Air China Hotline: 95583 (China Toll free number)