Venue and accomodation
Venue and accomodation
This event will take place in Elche, and the official site would be the Huerto del Cura Hotel(4*) and The new Congress Centre “Ciutat d’Elx”. The new Congress Centre “Ciutat d’Elx” is located near the hotel (100 m). A multifunction room is available on the second floor with all kind of technology ready to use for the different lectures include in the aforementioned program. It is noticeable also that the lab sessions will be developed completely inside the Campus of the Univ. Miguel Hernández (10 min by feet from the hotel), where one lab will be prepared for practical sessions. On the other hand, the speakers and the students will be accommodated in this hotel (Huerto del Cura) also.
Basically this event will take place in Elx-Elche, and the official site would be the Huerto del Cura Hotel and The new Congress Centre “Ciutat d’Elx” , Elche(Alicante). In this Congress Centre is available a special room with all kind of technology ready to use for the different lectures.
It is noticeable also that the lab sessions will be developed completely inside the Campus of the Univ. Miguel Hernández, where one lab will be prepared for practical sessions.
On the other hand, the speakers and the students will be accommodated in this hotel Huerto del Cura Hotel also.
How to get Elche?
The City of Elche is in a truly privileged location. 20 kilometres from Alicante and 50 kilometres from Murcia, it is in a strategic position forming, together with other nearby towns, the southern axis of the Mediterranean Arc, a district that boasts great dynamism in both demographic and economic terms.
Elche is in an area with good land, sea and air communications. El Altet International Airport is located within its boundaries and it is also close to the provincial capital’s sea port. Road communications are also good, linking it to the Mediterranean toll motorways and the motorway to Madrid, while the rail links will soon include a station for the AVE high speed train.
- By Air
Thanks to its El Altet International Airport (ALC)
, 13 kilometres outside the city and Spain’s fourth largest in terms of passenger volume, Elche boasts excellent national and international flight schedules. There are weekly flights from El Altet to more than 50 destinations. Due to economic development and the growth in tourism in the province, air travel has become the favourite way of travelling for the millions of tourists and businesspeople who regularly use the airport and its facilities. The more than nine million passengers that pass through the airport each year also use the other numerous services to be found in El Altet, such as shops, cafeterias and restaurants, exchange bureaus, car hire companies and travel agents.
- Airport Services:
- Elche Airport Tourist Information Office (+34) 966 919 367
- Airport Information (+34) 966 919 100
- Aena web: www.aena.es and Chose airport= Alicante
A special coach service, subus number 92, operates between Altet airport and the bus station in Elche.
San Javier Airport Murcia (MJV) , 70 kilometers away from Elche. Due to the heavy traffic increases in the past years and given the urgency with which the passenger service improvements were required, in June 2004 the terminal at Murcia Airport was expanded with prefabricated modules adding 1,100 square metres to the arrivals area. Two new baggage reclaim carousels were installed, as well as office spaces for four car hire companies and five shops. A special coach service, latbus number 73, operates between San Javier airport and the bus station in Murcia. Departure times from the airport to Murcia: daily at 17.45, 19.15, and 22.45. and from the Murcia Bus Station on Mondays, Fridays and Sundays at 13.00, 15.15, and 17.30. This journey costs approximately €7. Telephone: (0034) 968 250 088.
There are so many companies including cheap ones that fly to/from Alicante and Murcia Airport:
Murcia Airport: Air Nostrum, Air Berlin, BMI Baby, Brussels Airlines, Easyjet, FlyBe, FlyGlobespan, Iberia, Jet2.com, Jetairfly, Monarch Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, etc.
Alicante Airport: AerlingusAeroflight, Air Nostrum, Air Algerie, Air Berlin, Air Europa, Air Finland, Astraeus, Avianca, BMI Baby, British Midland, Bulgaria Air, Easyjet, European Aviation Air Charter, Excel Airways, Finnair, First Choice, Flybe, Flyglobespan, Flyjet, Flyme, Futura, GB Airways, Germanwings, Greece Airways, Helvetic Airways, Iberia, Iberworld, Iceland Express, Icelandair, Jet2.com, Jet Alliance Flugbetriebs, Jetairfly, Lagunair, LTE International Airways, LTU, Luxair, Monarch Airlines, My Travel Airways, SAS-Braathens, Sky Europe Airlines Hungary, Spanair, Sterling Airlines, Swiss Airlines, Thomas Cook Belgium, Thomas Cook UK, Thomsonfly, Transaero, Transavia, TUI UK, Tunisair, VIM Airlines, Vueling Airlines