The conference will be held at the Sheraton Atlanta hotel located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The Sheraton Atlanta hotel blends exquisite guest rooms and event venues with a smart design and incomparable service in a convenient downtown location. The hotel is currently sold out, information on alternate hotels is listed below. These hotels are not part of the conference, please contact them directly for rates and availability.
The Ritz-Carlton Atlanta – 7 minutes walking
181 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 659-0400
Courtyard Atlanta Downtown – 8 minutes walking
133 Carnegie Way, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 222-2416
Westin-Peachtree Plaza – 8 minutes walking
210 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 659-1400
Hilton Atlanta – 6 minutes walking
255 Courtland Street N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 659-2000
Atlanta Marriott Marquis – 6 minutes walking
265 Peachtree Center Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 521-0000
Hyatt Regency Atlanta – 10 minutes walking
265 Peachtree Street N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: (404) 577-1234
TRAVEL TO ATLANTA
The closest major airport to the conference site is the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, just 15 minutes away. The AACR has named Gant Travel Management as its official travel coordinator for this conference. Gant will provide custom itineraries with the lowest applicable airfares and best journey time.
Fly on United Airlines, the official airline of this conference, and save with special discounts exclusive to attendees and guests. United offers various levels of discounts:
- Save 7 percent on United’s lowest applicable fares when you book and ticket 30 days or more in advance. Discounts apply on United, United Express and United codeshare flights operated by US Airways and Air Canada. Applicable restrictions apply.
- Special United Airlines Area Fares are set air fare prices based upon geographical locations. Two-day minimum stay and seven-day advance purchase required. Applicable restrictions apply.
Full mileage credit will be earned by frequent flyer club members. To receive the exclusive discounts, please contact Gant at firstname.lastname@example.org or toll-free at (877) 924-2298 [outside of the U.S. and Canada, please call (630) 227-3818]. Gant is open from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. U.S. Central Time, Monday through Friday. A minimal service fee per airline ticket issued will be applied. You may also call United Airlines directly at (800) 521-4041. Please book early to take advantage of promotional fares that give you the greatest discount.
Guests are welcome to use The Atlanta Airport Shuttle Service (TAASS) for transportation to and from the airport. From the airport, pick-up is located at Ground Transportation. The shuttle stops at the Sheraton Atlanta at :24 and :56 of the hour and runs from 6:00 a.m. to midnight daily. The cost is $16.50 one-way or $29.00 round-trip. For reservation or questions, please call (404) 941-3440 or visit www.taass.net. The AACR has arranged for a car rental discount through Hertz. You may call Hertz at (800) 654-2240 from the U.S. or (800) 263-0600 from Canada, or you may book online at www.hertz.com. Please refer to the discount CV#02ST0017.
Researchers from more than 50 different countries around the world regularly participate in AACR meetings and conferences. The association encourages and appreciates the contributions of international researchers at our programs. If you plan to attend this AACR conference, please contact the American Consulate in your country to review the current regulations for travel to the United States. Obtaining the proper documentation may take several weeks or months, depending on your location, so we encourage you to contact the consulate as soon as possible if you are considering attending this conference. Information is also available on the U.S. Department of State website.
HELPFUL WEBSITES FOR INTERNATIONAL TRAVELERS