Hotel, Travel & Visa

ACCOMMODATION

International Conference Services (ICS) is the official housing bureau for the World Diabetes Congress 2015 and will offer assistance with the coordination of housing requests. A wide variety of hotels have been secured in the heart of downtown Vancouver and within walking distance to the congress venue. All sponsors, exhibitors and delegates are encouraged to book at the official WDC 2015 hotels to benefit from special rates. 

Book your hotel

World Diabetes Congress Housing Bureau:

T: +1 60 46812153
Fax: +1 60 46811049
Email: WDC2015@icsevents.com
Groups bookings (10 or more): WDC2015-groups@icsevents.com

Hotel rates are quoted in Canadian dollars.

Hotels Star rating Rate including
Internet & Taxes
Breakfast Incl Taxes
per person/day
(Subject to Change
)
 

Rosewood Hotel Georgia 

5 $278 à la carte
Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver 5 $210  $40
Coast Coal Harbour 4 $185- $220  $20
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 4 $212  $34
Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver 4 $247 - $270  $35
Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver 4 $224- $243  $31
Hyatt Regency Vancouver 4 $220   $30
Le Soleil Vancouver 4 $169 - $192  $26
Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle
Downtown
 
4  $210  $30
Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver  4 $190 - $213 $29
Pan Pacific Vancouver 4 4 $239 - $262  $36
Renaissance Vancouver
Harbourside Hotel
 
4 $210  $30
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre  4 $209  $20
Sutton Place Vancouver  4 $209 - $260  $28
St. Regis Hotel  4 $188.15 includes hot breakfast
The Westin Bayshore Vancouver  4 $212 - $235  $30
Days Inn Vancouver Downtown  3 $139 - $150  $19
Ramada Limited Downtown
Vancouver
 
2 1/2 $127  includes hot
continental breakfast

Hotel walking distance to Vancouver Convention Centre

 

1. Coast Coal Harbour
– 6 minute walk
10. Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
– 7 minute walk
2. Days Inn Vancouver Downtown              – 6 minute walk 11. Pan Pacific Vancouver                                   – 2 minute walk
3. Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
– 10 minute walk
12. Ramada Downtown Limited (2 1/2*)
– 12 minute walk
4. Fairmont Pacific Rim Vancouver
– 1 minute walk
13. Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel
– 5 minute walk
5. Fairmont Waterfront Vancouver
– 3 minute walk
14. Rosewood Hotel Georgia
– 10 minute walk
6. Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
– 13 minute walk
15. Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
– 15 minute walk
7. Hyatt Regency Vancouver
– 10 minute walk
16. Sutton Place Vancouver
– 11 minute walk  
8. Le Soleil Vancouver
– 5 minute walk
17. The St. Regis Hotel
– 12 minute walk 
9. Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown
– 5 minute walk
18. The Westin Bayshore Vancouver
– 15 minute walk

TRAVEL

Esser Travel is the official travel agency for the World Diabetes Congress 2015 and will offer assistance with the coordination of travel requests.

World Diabetes Congress Travel Agency:

T: + 30 21 09632404
F: +30 21 09632589
Email: wdc2015@essertravel.com

VISA

Citizens of certain countries and territories need a visa to visit or transit Canada. Please consult the website of the Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) department http://www.cic.gc.ca to find out if you need a visa.

To visit Canada, you must:

  • Have a valid travel document, such as a passport
  • Be in good health
  • Convince an immigration officer that you have ties - such as a job, home, financial assets or family - that will take you back to your home country
  • Convince an immigration officer that you will leave Canada at the end of your visit
  • Have enough money for your stay (the amount of money needed can vary depending on factors like the length of stay and type of accommodation – hotel or with friends)

You may also need a:

  • Temporary resident (visitor) visa (TRV), depending on your citizenship
  • Medical exam
  • Letter of invitation from someone living in Canada