UMI 2014 • Hotels

Harvesting Seabed Mineral Resources in Harmony with Nature

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The 43rd Conference of the Underwater Mining Institute
September 21–28, 2014 • Lisbon, Portugal

Click here for a PDF containing a description of all the Hotel Accommodations being provided for UMI 2014—the one in Lisbon and others for the Geotechnical Field Tours, as well as for the Strategic Planning Meeting in Algarve-Albufeira.

Hotel Reservation Deadline to UMI Coordinators: July 15, 2014.

Lisbon Hotel

Special rates for UMI 2014 have been secured at a modern 4-star property at Parque das Nações in Lisbon. Olissippo Oriente Hotel is a 5-minute walk to the conference venue, Pavilhão do Conhecimento (Pavilion of Knowledge, Viva Science), and is also near to the Oceanarium, Exhibition Centre (FIL), Vasco da Gama Shopping Center, and the Lisbon Casino.

Olissippo Oriente Hotel
Av. Dom João II, Lote
1990-083 Lisboa

Single Room: € 90,00/night
Double room: € 100,00/night
(Buffet breakfast & taxes are included in the above prices)

Complete the Olissippo Hotel Booking Request Form PDF and return to the Celia Lee with copy to Karynne Morgan. Note: The Olissippo Hotel discount is no longer available and most rooms are now sold out (updated 08-26-14).

Transport from Lisbon Portela Airport to the Hotel (4 km one way) is convenient. Take a taxi from the Departures (not Arrivals) airport area (about €10); Bus #44; Subway to Oriente Station (only 5 minute walk to the hotel; click here for more information on using the Metro); or Transfer by private company (about €45; email Olissippo Oriente Hotel with your Flight Number and arrival time to make a reservation).

Lisbon Conference Center

The UMI 2014 conference will be held at the former grounds of the Expo 98, Lisbon:
Pavilhão do Conhecimento
(Pavilion of Knowledge, Viva Science)
Nations Park
Alameda dos Oceanos, 2:10:01 Lot
1990-223 Lisboa
General Phone: +351 21 891 71 00
Fax: +351 21 891 71 71

A map provides directions for the short walk from the hotel to the conference center.

Albufeira Hotel

The UMI Strategic Planning Meeting (for steering committees) following the UMI conference in Lisbon, and geotechnical tours in South and Central Portugal, will be held at the Grande Real Santa Eulália Resort and Hotel Spa. This is a 5-star Resort and Spa Hotel, exclusive ambience, class, refined good taste and harmonious wellbeing are the elegant standards with which the hotel provides relaxation and a perfect balance of body and mind. Close to Albufeira, the Grande Real Santa Eulália Resort and Hotel Spa has all the peace and tranquillity of an Algarve beach setting, the sense of fun that comes with a holiday in a tourist area, the style and technology for a business meeting and all the charm of a fairy tale.

Grande Real Santa Eulália Resort
Praia de Stª Eulália
8200-916 Albufeira, Portugal

Single or Double Room (Run-of-House): € 100 per night
(Buffet breakfast and taxes included.)

Complete the GRSE Hotel Reservations Form PDF (updated 07-29-14) and return to Celia Lee and Karynne Morgan by July 15, 2014 to guarantee reservation at special UMI rates.

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