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SPE Subsea Processing: Enhancing Attractiveness Workshop

11 – 13 March 2015

Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Atlântico Búzios
Convention & Resort

Accommodations and Travel

Venue

Atlântico Búzios Convention & Resort
Estrada da Usina, 294
Morro do Humaitá
Búzios, Brazil

Official Travel Agency

Plan Your Visit to Buzios

Hotel accommodations and transportation arrangements are organized through Follow Up Turismo & Eventos. To ensure your housing space, we encourage you to book your hotel rooms in advance. Reserve Today!

Follow Up Turismo & Eventos is the official travel agency for the Subsea Processing: Enhancing Attractiveness Workshop in Buzios and offers hotel accommodation with special rates, transfers, and optional tours.

For further information, contact Follow Up Turismo & Eventos as follows:

follow-up

Follow Up Turismo & Del Bianco Travel Experience

Contact person:
Cristiane Cherulli
Email: cristianecherulli@followuptour.com.br
Phone: +55.21.3005.2310
Extension 642 / 643
Mobile: +55.21.9823.0001

About Búzios

Armacao dos Buzios - City of Lakes region, in the state of Rio de Janeiro - Brazil.
The former fishing village on the route entered the international jet set after a visit in the 60s the actress Brigitte Bardot. Today, the resort is one of the most charming destinations in the country.
Buzios has its origin in a small village which was once inhabited by Indians, Portuguese and French pirates. The village was also the point of slave trafficking in slaves. But it was the passage of the French diva, in January 1964, which put the village on the route of international tourism and glamor . Since then , its beaches have gained prominence in the world and the peninsula was named " Brazilian Saint -Tropez ." For decades the resort is sophisticated and gained fame due to the charm of your lifestyle and nightlife . In the summer and on holidays , the buzz is intense day and night. In the low season, Buzios is a perfect haven for lovers of good food, the arts and nature

Beaches

Búzios is a peninsula with eight kilometers long and offers 23 beaches, ocean currents getting a side of Ecuador and other ocean currents from the south pole, which means it has both beaches as warm waters of the icy waters. Among the main beaches stand out Geribá, John Fernandes , Horseshoe, Ferradurinha Frame, Manguinhos Turtle Bones, Tucun, Brava and Ox -Eye, the latter reserved for naturism.

Climate

The city's climate is tropical, with hot days moderated by constant wind coming from the Atlantic Ocean, but not passing the 33 degrees centigrade. The nights are mild, mitigated by cool ocean winds.

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Visa and Passport Requirements

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 you allow enough time prior to the conference.

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.

Generate an official SPE electronic invitation letter to assist you in the visa process.

It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry into Brazil. The invitation 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) or http://houston.itamaraty.gov.br/en-us/tips_for_travelers.xml for complete entry requirements.

International attendees can contact their local Brazilian Consulate.

Travel Safety Tips

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 you make the most of your trip:

  • Lock up your valuables. Hotels provide safe-deposit boxes in their rooms. It’s recommended that jewelry, airline tickets, money, and any important documents be stored in the hotel safe.
  • Remember your adapters. Rio de Janeiro has 110 or 120 Volt 60 cycles alternating current (AC).
  • Try not to use mobile telephones on the streets, and be aware of your surroundings.
  • Keep cameras and video recorders out of plain sight. Avoid wearing excessive jewelry, carrying any valuables, or large amounts of cash.
  • Use credit cards where possible. Your wallet should contain your ID, credit cards, and a minimum amount of cash.
  • Withdraw cash from ATMs inside banks and commercial centers.
  • Notify hotel management as soon as possible in the event of a lost or stolen room key card.
  • Travel in a group and plan your itinerary before leaving the hotel to ensure you arrive at your destination smoothly. If you get lost, call a taxi to take you to your destination. Your hotel can recommend a reputable taxi company.
  • Keep an eye on your luggage.
  • Change currency in Exchange shops or at the hotel’s front desk. Currency in Brazil is the Real (BRL).
  • Pack casual spring and summer clothes. Because of warm temperatures ranging from 65 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, they are appropriate for almost every region and occasion.
  • Bring a light jacket or sweater because some buildings and restaurants can be a little cool with the air conditioning.
  • Tip extra if you want to. Restaurant, taxi, and hotel tips are 10–15%. Most restaurants include a 10% tip on their bill.