[OSGeo-Discuss] Foss4g Dar es Salaam - Accommodations
markiliffe at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 09:23:25 PDT 2018
Following the below requests, information on hotels is here: https://2018.foss4g.org/attending/accommodation/ <https://2018.foss4g.org/attending/accommodation/>
Looking forward to welcoming you all to Dar this August!!
> On 3 Jun 2018, at 11:07, Mark Iliffe <markiliffe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Andrea,
> We’re looking at accommodating over 800 people in Dar. We have booked out the Peacock hotel and that has 80 rooms, the Ramada has 120, etc!
> Unfortunately there are no “mega” hotels in Dar es Salaam so we won’t all be in the same hotel - but we will be in the same area.
> We’ll publish the guidance for hotels for those booking separately within the hour too! However, I stress to all, that you can add a hotel later in your booking, or an experience, or a spousal room etc. So, nothing should stop you getting your tickets!!
>> On 3 Jun 2018, at 10:59, andrea antonello <andrea.antonello at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear Mark,
>>> I’m sorry to hear that you’re having issues - first of all, we have published guidance for travelling in Dar es Salaam:
>>> https://2018.foss4g.org/attending/#visiting-dar. This includes advice and awareness on the local environment, first of all - please do not be afraid! Safety is a priority for us!
>> thank you!
>> I read the guide, which is why I want to send a lonley travellng woman
>> to the accommodation in which most foss4g people are :-)
>>> To directly respond to you:
>>> You can book additional nights on our booking system.
>>> We will be using 3* Peacock Hotel/Holiday Inn, 4* Ramada/Southern Sun, 5* Serena/Hyatt.
>>> The ambiguity with hotels is that we have arrangements with them for our attendees and will assign hotels
>>> once they’ve been purchased -this is at their request. We would prefer that you book through ourselves as we
>>> have negotiated special rates with each of the hotels - we will then fill these accordingly.
>> Ok, still it would be good to know where most of the foss4g people
>> will go. If it is not appropriate to do it in the mailinglist, does
>> anyone have a good (and quick) idea? :-)
>>> Other very good hotels are available in the city centre, these include the Golden Tulip, Harbour View suites, Best Western, and the New Africa Hotel.
>>> On 3 Jun 2018, at 10:35, andrea antonello <andrea.antonello at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I am having some issues wiht the accommodations page for the foss4g:
>>> Our company is going to send a lady to the conference and we would be
>>> happy to know her safe (expecially roaming around at night) with many
>>> other foss4g-issers.
>>> Problem 1: we have a workshop at the 27th and all the packages start the 28th
>>> Problem 2: it is not clear before registering which hotels will be used
>>> So I am sending out a help request to those that already chose: where
>>> are you staying?
>>> Thank you!
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