The true value of Central Europe is clear to see to those who experience this legendary region first hand.
International Destination Expo Prague 2006 is ... An advanced educational event designed to make you a Central European expert. Exceed your clientsâ€™ expectations with your in-depth firsthand knowledge. Equip yourself with the information and experience that will earn you increased business.
March 21 - 26, 2006
Customer Satisfaction is All in the Details Advancing your Central European education gives you the power to boost customer satisfaction by offering more diverse, customized itineraries to your clients. Add that to your enhanced ability to upsell additional Central European products, and youâ€™ll see why the International Destination Expo is an important event to improve your business. You will be a Central European expert, ensuring a key competitive advantage in the marketplace. Plus youâ€™ll receive a Central European training certificate to acknowledge your dedication to providing superior travel experiences. Become a Central European expert at the 2006 International Destination Expo in Prague.
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International Destination Expo
in Prague March 21 â€“ 26, 2006 Gain a significant advantage over the competition The International Destination Expo Prague will immerse you in the culture, attractions and travel business opportunities of this incredible destination. Prague provides a truly captivating setting as the inaugural destination for this innovative opportunity. The city will enchant you with its rich and varied cultural heritage, historic surroundings and endless sightseeing opportunities. Through extensive in-country training and comprehensive tours of Pragueâ€™s most intriguing sites, youâ€™ll return with more knowledge and business connections than your competitors. The International Destination Expo is your chance to develop business contacts and delve into the tourism potential of not only Prague and the Czech Republic, but also Bulgaria, Austria, Romania, Slovakia, Poland, Hungary, Slovenia and Germany.
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Packed with destination specialization training, an open-floor trade show, one-on-one business meetings with local suppliers, in-depth product seminars, invaluable networking events and ample sightseeing, the International Destination Expo is an unbeatable business value.
Program * Designed for the working professional, the International Destination Expo Prague will provide the most inclusive Central European training in the industry — comprehensive destination training modules, in-depth product seminars, free sightseeing tours, trade show events and evenings filled with networking events and local entertainment.
Day 1 Tuesday, March 21
Introduce yourself to this tremedous city upon your arrival and settle in before the kick-off events begin. Join your fellow delegates at the festive Welcome Event and Dinner.
“Welcome to Prague” General Session
Welcome Event and Dinner Courtesy of Czech Tourist Authority
Day 2 Wednesday, March 22
Enjoy your first day of in-depth destination training, where you’ll gain key regional knowledge on Central Europe’s attractive niche markets. Meet with the region’s most knowledgeable suppliers and make key contacts during the open floor trade show. Conclude the full day with an unforgettable dining experience. 9:00am – 12:00pm
Day 3 Thursday, March 23
Begin the day with intensive product seminars and business appointments before enjoying a special treat at lunch—regional cooking demonstrations by local expert chefs. Spend your afternoon enjoying a FREE half-day sightseeing tour.
Comprehensive Destination Training Seminars
8:30am – 9:00am 9:15am – 10:15am
Product Seminar Session Product Seminar Session
2:00pm – 5:00pm
Opening Trade Show – Open Floor
10:30am – 12:30pm
“Prague by Candlelight” Evening Dine Around Experience
Trade Show Open Floor with Business Appointments
Gastronomy Treats – Lunch Time Regional Cooking Demonstrations by Featured Destinations
FREE Half-Day Sightseeing Tours Evening of Supplier Events and Entertainment
Day 4 Friday, March 24
This eventful day comes to a close with a delightful event courtesy of Jeju Island and Korea, offering you an enjoyable sneak peek at next year’s International Destination Expo.
9:00am – 10:15am
Comprehensive Destination Training Seminars
10:30am – 12:00pm
Closing General Session
1:30pm – 2:45pm
Comprehensive Destination Training Seminars
3:00pm – 4:15pm
Comprehensive Destination Training Seminars
Day 5 Saturday, March 25
FREE, full-day sightseeing tours will whisk you away, far beyond Prague into the remarkable Czech Republic countryside to tour castles, monasteries and UNESCOlisted sites.
9:00am – 5:00pm
FREE Full Day Sightseeing Tours Featuring Czech Republic Countryside
Day 6 Sunday, March 26
Depart on one of 17 captivating post-tours to vastly increase your knowledge of the Czech Republic and surrounding countries. These tours are designed to immerse you in the best Central Europe offers, allowing you to return home better equipped to upsell your clients and provide them with superior travel experiences. Post Tour Departures
Sneak Peek at IDE 2007 — Final Event Courtesy of Korea National Tourism Organization, Host of the 2007 International Destination Expo
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Included Sightseeing Tour Options
Best of Czech Republic
Get to know one of Central Europe’s most fascinating and appealing cities by choosing one FREE half day sightseeing tour and one FREE full day sightseeing tour.
As the crossroads of European culture,
Half Day Tour Options, Thursday, March 23rd
Full Day Tour Options, Saturday, March 25th
Musical Prague Celebrating classical music, this tour will take you to the Museum of Mozart in Betramka and on an exploration of the history surrounding some of classical music’s most celebrated composers.
Karlovy Vary Spa Resort Your visit to this famous spa town will open your eyes to European Spa culture. Walk through the lush spa gardens, sample spa waffles or treat yourself to a luxurious spa treatment.
history, natural wonders,
Panoramic Tour of Prague This tour will take you to Prague’s most popular sites including Prague Castle, Charles Bridge, Wenceslas Square and Old Town.
Kutna Hora and Cesky Sternberk One of the richest and most significant towns of Medieval Bohemia, Kutna Hora’s historical churches and UNESCO listed site will enthrall you while your visit to the imposing Cesky Sternberk castle is sure to impress.
tours run the gamut from
Shopping Tour Designed for those of you who love to shop, this tour will take you through the shopping area with the finest Czech crystal and cut glass available. Return home knowing about the hottest stores in Prague.
Treasures of Lesser Town Lose yourself amidst the red roofs, beautiful architecture and winding streets of this historically preserved area located on the slopes beneath Prague Castle.
Czech Paradise Have you ever wondered what paradise looked like? Tour the romantic castle ruins, ponds and palaces of Czech Paradise, the oldest nature reserve in the Czech Republic and find out. For tour descriptions go to www.ASTAnet.com/Expo and click Sightseeing Tours.
the Czech Republic embraces
UNESCO gems, medieval castles and striking architecture. These
Seventeen Pre- and Post-Tours to Discover the Real Central Europe Greatness is in the details, and the Pre- and Post-Tours on the following pages will reveal to you the secrets and hidden gems of these legendary lands in unforgettable ways, empowering you to provide superior tours to your clients.
Moravian wine cellars and subterranean river cruises to pilgrimage churches and the most beautiful Renaissance market square in Central Europe.
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Tours 1 - 6 — The Best of the Czech Republic
Transportation Roundtrip air as low as $280 Airlines Czech Airlines
The official carrier for the International Destination Expo Prague 2006
Tours 7 - 17 — Tours of Central Europe
Special rates for travel agent delegates One of three options: Newark, JFK, Toronto or Montreal to Prague for as low as $280 round trip economy or $1,050 business class Travel agents can get 15 – 25% off of ANY published CSA fare Travel within the Czech Republic and Europe or the Middle East for as low as $60 round trip
Delta Air Lines, Air France or CSA (U.S. – Prague)
AD75 allows travel on one ticket with a combination of any of these carriers
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Tours 1 - 6 — The Best of the Czech Republic
Plzen is the second largest city of Bohemia and the center of academic, business and cultural life for western Czech Republic.
Bohemia Step by Step Beginning in the famous spa town of Karlovy Vary, this tour will take you to the Bohemian cities of Plzen, Ceské Budejovice, Ceský Krumlov, Trebon, Brno, Olomouc and Kutná Hora. Travel through the lush countryside to explore historical sites, including several UNESCO-listed towns. Sample local wines in a Moravian cellar, relax on a boat ride on the subterranean Punkva River, treat yourself to a therapeutic spa treatment and take in the unique beauty of Bohemia. Cities included: Karlovy Vary, Plzen, Ceské Budejovice, Ceský Krumlov, Trebon, Brno, Olomouc and Kutná Hora Duration: seven days, six nights Dates: March 14-20, 2006, March 26-April 1, 2006 Cost: $950 (US)-DBL, $1,120 (US)-SGL Includes six nights accommodations, breakfast and dinner daily, air-conditioned transportation and entrance fees.
Rich with a musical history, visit the Zlonice School of Music where Dvorák was a student
Czech Geniuses of Classical Music Music lovers will revel in this tour of the homes, museums and towns that produced some of classical music's brightest stars. Stops include the renaissance chateau and birthplace of A. Dvorák, the Jabkenice museum of B. Smetana, sightseeing tours of historical Olomouc, the “City of Churches”, and the Archbishop's Palace in Kromeríz. This inspiring tour will end with an evening concert or folklore music night in Brno, the second largest city in the Czech Republic. Cities Included: Nelahozeves, Jabkenice, Hradec Králové, Litomysl,
Policka, Olomouc, Kromeríz, Brno Duration: four days, three nights Dates: March 17-20, 2006 and March 26-29, 2006 Cost: $425 (US)-Double, $485 (US)-Single Includes three nights accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, air-conditioned transportation by bus, English-speaking tour escort and taxes and service charges.
Czech Inspiration Experience the architecturally rich cities of Kutna Hora, Hradec Kralove, Litomysl and Policka. Visit St. Barbora's Cathedral and the Royal Mint in Kutna Hora. Stroll by the distinctly colored facades in Hradec Kralove, the "Lounge of the Republic," marvel at the monumental Litomysl castle and take in the beautiful backdrop of the Czechmoravian Highland city of Policka. Stop at the pilgrimage church of St. John of Nepomuk, a UNESCO listed monument, on your way back to Prague. Cities Included: Kutná Hora, Hradec Králové, Litomysl and Policka Duration: three days, two nights Dates: March 18-20, 2006, March 26-28, 2006 Cost: $300 (US)-DBL, $340 (US)-SGL Includes two nights accommodation, transportation by air-conditioned coach or minibus, breakfast and dinner daily, Englishspeaking tour escort, and taxes and service charges.
Gems of South Bohemia Begin your tour of South Bohemia with a visit to Hluboká Castle and the UNESCO listed village of Holasovice on your way to Ceské Budejovice (Budweis). Tour a beautiful medieval castle in Ceský Krumlov, before returning to Prague via the historic and unforgettable town of Tábor - the center of the Hussite movement in Bohemia. Cities Included: Ceské Budejovice, Ceský Krumlov and Holasovice village Duration: two days, one night Dates: March 19-20, 2006 and March 26-27, 2006 Cost: $230 (US) -DBL, $260 (US)- SGL Includes one night accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, transportation by air-conditioned bus, English-speaking tour escort, and taxes and service charges.
Grand Tour of the Czech and Slovak Republics Begin in the historical town of Tábor before photographically conquering Hluboká Castle. Afterwards, lose yourself in the medieval allure of Ceský Krumlov, a bona fide gem on UNESCO’s list. The next day the second largest castle in the land, Ceský Krumlov Castle, will take your breath away before you are driven to the town of Telc, home of the most beautiful Renaissance market square in Central Europe. The
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remainder of the journey includes Brno; an unforgettable boat ride on the underground River of Punkva; an eye-opening tour of Bratislava, the Danube darling and capital of the Slovak Republic; and the High Tatras Mountains via the medieval town of Banská Bystrica. Cities Included: Ceské Budejovice, Ceský Krumlov, Telc, Brno, Bratislava & Olomouc Duration: seven days, six nights Dates: March 14-20, 2006, March 26-April 1, 2006 Cost: $980 (US)-DBL, $1,150 (US)-SGL Includes six nights accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, all entrance fees, English-speaking tour escort and taxes and service charges
In Ceský Krumlov, a picturesque city in South Bohemia, explore the monumental and romantic Hluboká Castle. Originally a Gothic castle, it was remodeled in the Baroque style suiting the first half of the 18th century.
West Bohemia, Wellness and Spa Tradition For anyone in search of relaxation, this tour is designed for you. You will depart Prague for Mariánské Lázne, one of the most charming spa destinations in the Czech Republic. After a walking tour of this romantic and elegant town, you will have time for optional spa treatments. Move on to the world famous spa town of Karlovy Vary, where you will visit Zámecké Lázne (Chateau Spa) and wander amongst he gorgeous architecture and landscapes of this spa haven. The final day will take you to Becov nad Teplou, a small town with a picturesque Baroque castle and exquisite terraced gardens before returning you to Prague. Cities Included: Mariánské Lázne, Karlovy Vary Duration: three days, two nights Dates: March 26-28, 2006 Tour Cost: $490 (US)-DBL, $670 (US)-SGL Includes two nights accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, airconditioned transportation, services of English-speaking tour escort, taxes and service charges.
Once the home to the Saxon electors and kings, the Dresden Royal Palace is a highlight of Dresden.
800th Anniversary of Dresden-UNESCO World Heritage Site Known as the “Florence of the North,” Dresden is an important cultural center with a significant place in history. While in Dresden you will visit the State Art Collections, which include the Old Masters Picture Gallery and the Green-Vault Chamber in the Residenzschloss. Enjoy a ride on a paddle steamer on the river Elbe and return home with exquisite gifts from the State Porcelain Manufactory. Cities Included: Dresden, Meissen Duration: two days, one night Dates Available: March 19-20, 2006, March 26-27, 2006 Cost: $150 (US) per person Includes accommodations and two meals
Austro-Hungarian Experience Imagine yourself walking through the picturesque Slovakian capital city of Bratislava nestled at the base of the Little Carpathian Mountains, taking a boat down the Danube River through alluring Budapest and exploring magnificent palaces in Vienna. The Austro-Hungarian experience tour will open your eyes and hearts to these extraordinary “must-see” destinations. Cities Included: Bratislava, Budapest and Vienna Duration: six days, five nights Dates Available: March 15-20, 2006, March 26-31, 2006 Cost: $995 (US)-DBL, $1,190 (US)-SGL Includes five nights accommodations, breakfast and dinner daily, air-conditioned transportation, English-speaking tour escort, and taxes and service charges.
Schönbrunn Palace with its surrounding buildings and the huge park is one of the most significant cultural monuments in Austria.
Bulgaria, History and Wine Beginning in Sofia, the breathtaking capital city of Bulgaria, this tour will take you to the National Museum of History and the 900-year old Boyana Church, a UNESCO-listed world heritage site, where the frescoes are some of the best examples of preserved medieval paintings in the world. During your visit to Plovdiv, the second largest city in Bulgaria, tour the Old Town and the massive ancient Roman Theater still used today for performances. Your tour ends with a day of sightseeing at the beautiful Bachkovo monastery, followed by a visit to the Todoroff Winery for a wine tasting and lunch. Cities Included: Sofia and Plovdiv Duration: five days, four nights Dates: March 16-20, 2006 Cost: $450 (US)-Double, Single Supplement $ 117 (US) Includes accommodations, meals, transfers, and air supplement on Bulgaria air ($169 (US), including airport taxes)
Bulgaria History and Spa Explore the rich history of Bulgaria while rejuvenating your senses on this unique tour. In between visits to the 10th century and UNESCO-listed Rila Monastery, walking tours of the museum town of Melnik and the city center of bustling Sofia, and a trip to the National Museum of History, you'll be pampered with two included spa treatments. Cities Included: Sofia and Sandanski Duration: four days, three nights Dates Available: March 27-30, 2006 Cost: $397 (US), single supplement-$85 (US) Includes accommodations, meals, transfers and air supplement on Bulgaria Air ($169 (US), including airport taxes) See the most famous bridge in Budapest, the Chain Bridge, also known as the Széchenyi bridge
Budapest, Queen of the Danube Get acquainted with Hungary's gorgeous capital city, Budapest, a bustling metropolis on the banks of the mighty Danube River. Begin with a trip to the charming town of Szentendre, where you will stroll along cobblestone streets and visit quaint galleries and museums. Next you're off to
Visegrad, where you will see an unsurpassed view over the Danube Bend and tour the medieval palace of Hungary's Renaissance ruler, King Matthias. Esztergom, the final stop on this majestic tour, is the cradle of Hungarian history and home to the largest church in Hungary.
Central Europe's smaller towns have plenty to offer visitors. You will be impressed by their well-preserved historical centers and carefully maintained monuments. But the people of this region will capture your hearts. Make time to participate in the many festivals and celebrations.
Cities Included: Budapest, Szentendre, Esztergom Duration: four days, three nights Dates: March 17-20, 2006 Cost: $395 (US) per person-DBL, Single supplement-$75 (US) Includes accommodations, meals, transfers (expect to and from the airport)
Central Europe Adventure Depart from Prague for Olomouc, the city of churches, where you will enjoy a short sightseeing tour before continuing to medieval Krakow to explore the Old Town, a UNESCO site. Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, including a trip in the subterranean mine museum. Continue your adventure to the beautiful High Tatras Mountains via scenic and charming Zakopane, followed by a trip to the Slovakian capital of Bratislava. Your Central Europe Adventure comes to a close with a stop in Brno, the metropolis of Moravia, on the way back to Prague. Cities Included: Olomouc, Krakow, Bratislava and Brno Duration: five days, four nights Dates Available: March 16-20, 2006, March 26-30, 2006 Cost: $795 (US)-DBL, $915 (US)-SGL Includes four nights accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, air-conditioned transportation, entrance fee for Wieliczka Salt Mine, English-speaking tour escort and taxes and service charges.
Delights of Northern Poland Like a chest at the bottom of the ocean, Northern Poland embraces many dazzling treasures. Become enchanted with the lands that inspired famed Polish composer Frederic Chopin to write some of history's most beautiful piano sonatas. Gaze up at the same sky in the medieval university town of Torun that stirred astronomer Copernicus to first prove the earth orbited the sun. Explore magnificent Malbork Castle and then go amber hunting, first on the beach for raw amber and then in the renowned amber galleries of Gdansk. Cities Included: Warsaw, Torun, Malbork, and Gdansk Duration: six days, five nights Dates Available: March 26-31, 2006 Cost: $640 (US) per person-DBL, $790 (US) per person-SGL Includes accommodations, all meals and transfers
Tracing Martin Luther and UNESCO World Heritage Follow in the footsteps of Martin Luther on your tour through the heart of Germany. Your journey begins in the cultural mecca of Weimar, where you will visit the historic town center and Belvedere Palace. Traveling on to Erfurt, you will visit the working Augustinian Monastery where Martin Luther lived as a monk. Stand in the place Martin Luther translated the New Testament during your stop to the Wartburg Castle in the city of Eisenach. Enjoy a guided tour of this beautiful and historical city before returning to Prague. Cities Included: Weimar, Erfurt and Eisenach Duration: three days, two nights Dates: March 26-28, 2006 Cost: $99 (US) per person Includes accommodations, meals and transfers
Treasures of South Poland With its rich history and culture, Poland is a jewel in the crown of European heritage. Admire the beauty of the Polish landscape, the castle of Ksiaz and Poland's most sacred shrine in Czestochowa. A visit to Cracow will include a tour of Auschwitz - Nazi Germany's largest and most notorious concentration camp. Your excursion would not be complete without a final stop in Warsaw, Poland's booming economic and cultural center. Cities Included: Wroclaw, Czestochowa, Cracow, and Warsaw Duration: 6 days, 5 nights Dates Available: March 26-31, 2006 Cost: $670 (US) per person-DBL, $840 (US) per person-SGL Includes accommodations, all meals and transfers.
The World of Spas Hungary is one of the world's richest countries in thermal and medicinal water resources and it’s spa culture goes back two thousand years. More than 130 springs are located in Budapest alone, your first destination on this relaxing journey. While in Budapest you will enjoy one complimentary spa treatment and a trip to the Gellert Bath, the oldest Hungarian spa hotel. This heavenly journey will also take you to the world-famous thermal lake, Hévíz, a world heritage site, the Abbey of Pannonhalma, as well as to the Porcelanium in Herend. Cities Included: Budapest, Tihany, Hévíz, Keszthely, Herend, and Pannonhalma Duration: four days, three nights Dates: March 17-20, 2006 Cost: $385 (US) per person-DBL, $78 (US)-single supplement Includes accommodations, meals and transfers (except to and from airport).
A Taste of Slovenia: Superb Wine and Food From the Alps to the Adriatic Sea, western Slovenia will delight your eyes and your taste buds. Visit Bled, a beautiful town nestled in the shadow of the Alps, where you will explore Bled Castle and take a pletna out to the island Church of the Assumption. In Kras, sip local wines during your tour of the cellars and taste a prust, a ham cured on the "burja" wind. Travel along a 20-km underground train system through the mysterious Caves of Postojna, followed by a visit to the Predjama Castle, which hangs dramatically in the middle of a 123-meter cliff. Your adventure ends with a stop in Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital, where you will have time to sightsee and wander through the museums and galleries. Cities included: Ljubljana (Lubiana), Bled, Piran, Portoroz, Lipica, Postojna Caves Duration: four days, three nights Dates: March 26.-29, 2006 Tour Cost: $375 USD - DBL; $495 USD - SGL Includes three nights accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, lunches and wine tasting, air-conditioned coach transport, all entrance fees, English-speaking tour escort, taxes and service charges
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The Best Hotels in Prague Await to Greet You
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Grand Hotel Bohemia ★★★★★
Prague Marriott ★★★★★
Václavské nám.26, 110 00 Praha 1 +420 221 081 200 fax: +420 221 081 300 $115 USD single/double incl. breakfast Located in the city centre on Wenceslas Square
Králodvorská 4, 110 00 Praha 1 +420 234 608 111 fax: +420 222 329 545 $115 USD single/double Located by the popular Powder Tower in the city centre
V celnici 8, 111 24 Praha 1 +420 222 888 888 fax: +420 222 888 889 $125 USD single/double Located in the city centre
Ambassador – Zlatá Husa ★★★★★
Hilton Prague ★★★★★
Václavské nám. 5-7, 111 24 Praha 1 +420 224 193 111 fax: +420 224 230 620 $125 USD single/double; $145 USD suite Located in the city centre on Wenceslas Square
Pobrezní 1, 180 00 Praha 8 +420 224 841 111 fax: +420 224 811 896 $120 USD single/double Located near the city centre with direct underground access to the Prague Congress Centre
Ramada Grand Hotel Symphony ★★★★
Axa Hotel ★★★
Holiday Inn – Prague Conference Centre ★★★★
Na Porící, 110 00 Praha 1 +420 224 812 580 fax: +420 222 322 172 $75 USD single incl. Breakfast; $93 USD double incl. breakfast Located in the city center just 10 minutes’ walk from Wenceslas Square
Na Pankráci 15/1684, 140 00 Praha 4 +420 261 175 001 fax: +420 261 175 010 $105 USD single, $120 USD double standard rooms; $130 USD single, $145 USD double executive rooms Next to the Prague Congress Centre
Václavské nám 41, 110 00 Praha 1 +420 221 454 111 fax: +420 221 454 445 $105 USD single/double Located in the city centre on Wenceslas Square
Renaissance Prague ★★★★★ V celnici 8, 111 24 Praha 1 +420 221 828 822 fax: +420 221 822 333 $125 USD single/double Located in the city centre
These incredibly diverse tours bring out the
Corinthia Panorama Hotel ★★★★
Intercontinental Prague ★★★★★
Top Hotel Praha ★★★★★
cultural delight and the historical magnificence of
Milevská 7, 140 63 Praha 4 +420 261 161 111 fax: +420 261 164 141 $105 USD single/double incl. breakfast Located on the underground line C, just 2 stops from the Prague Congress Centre
Nám. Curierových 43/5, 110 00 Praha 1 +420 224 881 111 fax: +420 224 810 071 $125 USD single/double Situated in the very heart of Prague
Blazimská 4/1781, 149 00 Praha 4 +420 267 284 111 fax: +420 272 765 854 $70 USD single; $80 USD double standard rooms incl. breakfast $78 USD single, $97 USD double executive rooms incl. breakfast Resides in a quiet corner of Prague, easily accessible by public transport to the city centre
Corinthia Towers Hotel ★★★★★
Kongreová 1, 140 69 Praha 1 +420 261 191 111 fax: +420 261 211 673 $125 USD single/double Connected with Prague Congress Centre by pedestrian bridge
U Obecního domu 1, 110 Praha 1 +420 222 195 195 fax: +420 224 225 475 $125 USD single/double In the very centre of Prague, next to the Municipal House
Hungary, Bulgaria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria, Germany and Poland. From Dresden, the ‘Florence of the North,’ to the picturesque Slovakian capital city of Bratislava and onto alluring Budapest and Sophia, your eyes will feed your imagination, and your experiences will delight your clients.
Tours 7 - 17 — Tours of Central Europe
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How To Book? Obtain special ASTA rates at any of the select hotels listed by booking through the Housing Authority. A Housing Request form is located in this brochure.
Hotel Map 1. Adria ★★★★ 2. Ambassador – Zlatá Husa ★★★★★ 3. Axa Hotel ★★★ 4. Corinthia Panorama Hotel ★★★★ 5. Corinthia Towers Hotel ★★★★★ 6. Grand Hotel Bohemia ★★★★★ 7. Hilton Prague ★★★★★ 8. Holiday Inn – Prague Conference Centre ★★★★ 9. Intercontinental Prague ★★★★★ 10. Paríz ★★★★★ 11. Prague Marriott ★★★★★ 12. Ramada Grand Hotel Symphony ★★★★ 13. Renaissance Prague ★★★★★ 14. Top Hotel Praha ★★★★★ 15. Prague Congress Centre
Shuttle Services ASTA will provide complimentary shuttle service to escort delegates from all of the above hotels to the Prague Congress Centre.
International Destination Expo – Housing Request Form March 21 - 26, 2006 • Prague, Czech Republic Room Occupant
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Please note that your deposit will be refunded in full if your reservation is cancelled prior February 15, 2006. No refunds are available after February 15, 2006.
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Third/Fourth Person from Agency
❑ festivals ❑ religious
Are you a: ❑ Agency Owner/Manager/VP/Director ❑ Retail Travel Agent ❑ Home-based agent/Independent contractor How many years have you been in the industry? ______ What is your age?
❑ Under 25 ❑ 26-35 ❑ 36-45
❑ 46-55 ❑ 56-65 ❑ Over 65 Are you a member of a consortia? ❑ Y ❑ N
If yes, which one(s)? __________________________________________________________
For complete processing, payment in full must accompany this registration form.
Online: Fax: Mail:
❑ American Express ❑ MasterCard ❑ Visa ❑ Discover ❑ Diners Club Card No.____________________________________________________ Exp. Date (MM/YY): __________________________________________
Travel Agents - Why Pay a Non-Member Fee? Sign up for a 3-month ASTA membership* for only $50 and register for the International Destination Expo at the Member price.
❑ music ❑ shopping ❑ castles
What is the sales volume of your company? ❑ Under $1 Million ❑ Between $2 and $4 Million ❑ Between $1 and $2 Million ❑ Over $4 Million
Registration fees include all official activities (see below). Registration fees do not include hotel accommodations.
Registration Fees - Travel Agents:
❑ multi-country ❑ active ❑ golf
Name on Card:
www.ASTAnet.com/Expo 703-739-3268 ASTA Meetings, Dept. 0624 Washington, DC 20073-0624 1-800-ASK-ASTA (U.S. Only) 703-739-2782
❑ Check, Payable to ASTA, Ck#__________ (Check must be in U.S. dollars) $ _____________
Optional 3-month ASTA Membership for $50*
❑ Wire Transfer (Must be sent at least one month in advance.) PNC Bank, W.W. Corcoran Office, Washington, DC, 20005-1079, USA, Domestic: ABA# 031000053 International: Swift Code: PNCCUS33, American Society of Travel Agents, Acct#5300766238
Suppliers visit www.ASTAnet.com/Expo for exhibiting information information.
Registration Refund Policy For cancellations received on/before:
*After expiration of the 3-month membership, you will be automatically billed $139 to upgrade to a one-year membership, unless you cancel before expiration of the three months. To cancel, call 1-800-440-ASTA. Credit cards only.
Dec. 21, 2005 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Full refund less $50.00 per person Dec. 22, 2005 - Jan. 22, 2006 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50% of full registration fee per person On/After Jan. 23, 2006. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . No refund
No one under the age of 18 is permitted to attend any part of the International Destination Expo.
ASTA reserves the right to consider incomplete any registration application that has been submitted without signature. For complete processing, payment in full must accompany this registration form. Any registrations submitted without payment and still unpaid by the early bird deadline of Jan. 31, 2006 will be automatically charged the regular rate. IND010
International Destination Expo See Central Europe in a new light
Impress clients with the personal experiences you’ll gain through specialized tours to the region’s most popular sites Discover hidden hot spots before they’re exposed in travel guidebooks on one of seventeen pre- and post-tour options Begin lucrative relationships with Europe’s top retailers at an extensive trade show Sell more packages to central Europe’s most popular destinations
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