Air Transportation/Accommodations

Air Transportation:
Continental Airlines is the official airline for the conference. For reservations, please call 1-800-468-7022 (Agreement Code: VWKVY4 and Z Code: ZHGO). Book sixty days in advance and save an additional 5% from discounts off applicable fares or Zone Fares.

Ground Transportation:
Located near the Rice campus, the Houston Plaza Hilton Hotel (Medical Center) is only a 25 minute drive from Hobby Airport and 40 minutes from Bush Intercontinental Airport. The cost for taxi service is approximately $25 from Hobby and $45 from Bush. The Hobby/Bush Airport Express shuttle (destination Medical Center), which stops at the Hilton Hotel, cost $15 from Hobby and $20 from Bush. Both taxi and shuttle services are located on the baggage claim levels. The Hilton Hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to Rice University from the hotel.


Conference Hotel

The Houston Plaza Hilton Hotel (Medical Center) is the official hotel for the conference (special rates: $89 single and $109 suite---cut-off date, 2/14/05). Guests can make reservations by calling the hotel at 713-313-4677 or 1-800-445-8667, and ask to make a reservation for a group block.
(Group Name: De Lange Conference and Group Code: DEC)

Hilton Houston Plaza - Medical Center
6633 Travis Street
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 713-313-4000
Toll Free: 1-800-445-8667
Fax: 713-313-4650

Additional Hotel Options:

The Warwick Hotel (Medical Center)
5701 Main Street
Houston, TX 77005
Tel: 713-526-1991
Toll Free: 1-800-983-6523
Fax: 713-639-4545

The Marriott Hotel (Medical Center)
6580 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77030
Toll Free: 1-800-276-7415

The Holiday Inn (Medical Center)
6800 S. Main Street
Houston, TX 77030
Tel: 713-528-7744
Toll Free: 1-800-465-4329


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