Pestana Bahia Hotel
Rua Fonte do Boi, 216
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Zip Code: 41940-360
Located on a rocky headland in the Rio Vermelho neighborhood, overlooking the South Atlantic Ocean, the Pestana Bahia is Salvador's leading mainstream hotel. Spacious foyer leads to raised lobby bar where each evening there is live musical entertainment including cool bossa nova and other Brazilian favorites.
SPE has named Tatur Turismo as their official tourism agency for housing, ground transportation, and touristic activities. To make your housing, transportation, and tour reservation, please fill this form and send it back to Tatur Turismo no later than October 4 to guarantee the discount rates negotiated with the hotel for the event. After that date no vacancies or rates will be guaranteed.
Contact Person: Angelo Rangel
Phone: +55 71 3114 7900
Attendees are responsible for determining their specific entry requirements into Brazil. If you have not already done so, we urge you to begin the process immediately to ensure enough time prior to the workshop.
Attendees are strongly advised to ensure they fulfill all legal requirements to enter Brazil. Besides a valid passport, an entry visa and invitation letter may also be required.
We strongly suggest that our international attendees obtain a business visa to make your entry into Brazil easier.
SPE offers an official electronic invitation letter to assist you in the visa process upon registration confirmation. Please contact Bienor Melo at LAC@spe.org for invitation letter requests.
Note: It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to Brazil. This letter does not guarantee that you will be granted a visa, nor does it commit SPE to assist you in obtaining a visa. SPE will not pay any expenses incurred by you. We cannot send the letter to the embassy or consulate for you, nor can SPE contact the embassy or consulate on your behalf.
US attendees can visit http://houston.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/ (Houston office) for complete entry requirements. International attendees can contact their local Brazilian Consulate.
When traveling, as in any major city, take certain precautions whether you are traveling or exploring the city. Here are some general tips to help make the most of your trip: