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Accommodations

LACPEC 2012 will be held at Centro Banamex in Mexico City. The hotel headquarter is JW Marriott located in the Polanco area.

SPE has appointed ECODSA as the official Destination Management Company assisting SPE in Mexico City. Reserve your hotel stay in Mexico City.

Travel

Safety in Mexico City

Mexico invests heavily in the protection of its own citizens and tourists alike. This includes deployment of policemen in hotel zones, the construction of passenger bridges over major thoroughfares, the employment of English speaking tourism officials to offer assistance to visitors, and the strict enforcement of the drinking age. In addition, most US Consulates have joined efforts with local authorities to promote tourist safety.

When traveling, as in any major city, take certain precautions. Always keep your valuables out of site and safely stored in a hotel safety deposit box. In the event of a lost or stolen room key card, notify hotel management as soon as possible. Also, travel in a group and plan your itinerary before leaving the hotel.

Embassies in Mexico City

Mexico City host many embassies and consulates from different countries. For more information about how to contact them, download Embassies in Mexico City document.

Hospitals

Hospital Español
Ejercito Nacional, 613 - Granada - 11520 - Mexico City, DF - Phone (teléfono): +52.55.5226.2663

Hospital ABC
Centro Médico Abc - Observatório
Sur 136#116, Col. Las Américas - C.P. 01120, México, DF - Phone (teléfono): +52.55.5226.2663

Cruz Roja de México
Av. Ejército Nacional, 1032 Colonia Los Morales Polanco C.P. 11510
Delegación Miguel Hidalgo México, DF

Shuttle Bus Service

Complimentary transportation between Centro Banamex and the official hotels of the conference will be provided from 16–18 April. Buses will run in the morning from 0700 to 0900 from the hotels in LACPEC block to Centro Banamex, and in the afternoon at 1730 from the convention center to the hotels.

Taxi Service

If you plan to take a taxi cab, please use the official taxi cabs provided by the airport located exiting the baggage claim or the taxis offered by the hotel. Make sure that the taxi driver is using the meter all the times.

Visa Details for International Attendees

When making your travel arrangements to Mexico, you can automatically generate an invitation letter to assist with your visa application. Please allow additional time upon arrival in Mexico D.F. for any necessary passport control procedures.

Tours

Enjoy visiting Mexico historical and trade mark places such as the Pyramids of Teotihuacan & Basilica Guadalupe, Coyoacan, Anthropology Museum, Historical Center, and others while at LACPEC 2012. Go Mexico Group and Incentives offers a variety of options to enjoy your stay in Mexico City and its surroundings. To learn more, visit tours options.

All optional tours include comfortable transportation with A/C, professional English-speaking guide, and entrance-fees to museums and archaeological sites.