Hotel Le Royal Meridien King Edward
Air Canada
Visa
Toronto – INS and OUTS

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Hotel Le Royal Meridien King Edward

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Opened in 1903, Le Royal Meridien King Edward is a grand, traditional, historic hotel located in the very heart of Toronto. The hotel is perfectly situated in Toronto’s financial district, close to the Toronto Eaton Centre, Harbourfront, CN Tower, Toronto’s Skydome, Air Canada Centre, Metro Toronto Convention Centre and Toronto’s theatre district.

Le Royal Meridien King Edward is also just a 30-minute drive from Toronto Pearson International Airport. Le Royal Meridien King Edward is Toronto’s first luxury hotel and offers a range of hotel guest rooms and suites, all tastefully furnished and elegantly appointed to combine Edwardian charm with contemporary luxury and convenience.

Room rates:
Single/Double room: CA$ 219 (approx. € 156)
Royal Club Room*: CA$ 289 (approx. € 205)

Rates are per room per night, including breakfast, but excluding tax. These rates are offered 3 days prior and 3 days after the General Meeting dates, subject to availability of rooms at the time of reservation.

*Royal Club

These rooms are the premium room category at Le Royal Meridien King Edward. They are furnished with antique reproduction mahogany pieces, light slate-blue wallpaper and crown mouldings. Amenities are first class, and include a priority check-in and check-out service, Concierge service offering restaurant reservations and travel planning. Royal Club guests are invited to use the wide range of complimentary services: the exclusive lounge, continental breakfast with pastries, muffins, cereal and fruit salad, afternoon cocktails and snacks, local telephone calls, business services provided and a boardroom.

The rates listed are only valid for reservations made through ICMA. Higher rates may apply if booked directly with the hotel. Hotel requirements are to be applied for on the online registration form by the official registration deadline. ICMA will arrange your booking and confirmation will be sent two weeks before the date of the event (or less depending on when you send your registration form). ICMA will not be responsible for any rooms booked directly with the hotel by the participant. Please read the hotel cancellation and payment policies on the registration form carefully.

Hotel address:

Le Royal Meridien King Edward
37 King Street East
Toronto, Ontario M5C 1E9
Canada

Phone: +1 (416) 863 9700
Fax: +1 (416) 367 5515
Website:www.starwoodhotels.com

Hotel Reservation – Method of Payment

Upon registration, ICMA will guarantee your room reservation with the hotel. For this purpose, ICMA requires a credit card guarantee by each individual participant. Without this, the hotel room cannot be held.

No deposits or pre-payments are required. Settlement of all charges is to be made directly to the hotel by each individual upon checkout.

Hotel Reservation – Cancellation

Individual cancellations will be accepted until 6 April 2006. Any room cancellation received after this date or No Show can be charged the number of nights of the original booking to the credit card used as guarantee.

If you wish to cancel or change your hotel reservation, please contact ICMA Head Office.

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Air Canada

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We have a partnership with Air Canada, they are the official carrier for the ICMA General Meeting. How does this work – we promote them, and you get a discount on your flight.

If you would like to take advantage of this discount, you can contact the nearest Air Canada travel agent, please click on this link www.aircanada.com for the contact details of your nearest agent or call Air Canada on +1 800 361-7585 and mention the unique convention number CV061022 .

You cannot apply for the discount by booking on the internet, so please contact their offices and check if the discount is profitable for you.

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Visa

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Some people might need a visa to visit Canada. Please visit the following website www.cic.gc.ca to find out if you need a visa.

Please click here to find the nearest embassy, high commission or consulate to you.

If you need any assistance in requiring a visa to enter Canada, or if you need an official invitation from ICMA Head Office please send the following information to Karina van Lenthe at k.vanlenthe@icmaonline.org:

1. Full Name as mentioned in passport
2. Arrival date in Canada
3. Departure date from Canada
4. Passport no.
5. Date of birth

Once we have received this information we will make sure that you will receive an invitation letter from ICMA Head Office as evidence to substantiate the purpose of your journey.

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Toronto – INS and OUTS

GM Toronto

A great website for general information about Canada is www.keepexploring.ca. One specifically for Toronto is www.torontotourism.com.

Airport

From most European destinations, the flight time is approximately 7,5 hours. Toronto – Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is located 27 kms (16 miles) from downtown. To view the Toronto International airport website go to http://gtaa.com.

Transport

The easiest way to get from the airport to the city is by taxi, the average single taxi fare from the airport to the hotel is CA$ 45.

Currency

The currency used in Canada is the Canadian Dollar (CA$). To give you an idea, 1 CA$ is approx. 0,71 €.

Time

GMT -5 hours. To find out the exact time in Toronto right now click here.