• 1-3 Apr 2019
  • Aqaba, Jordan
  • $300 Members
    $800 Community
    $600 Marketplace

Traveler Information

Adventures

Approved buyers and media are eligible for complimentary Pre-Adventures and the Post-Adventure. Other delegates may sign-up for a Pre-Adventure on a space available basis after all buyers and media have been placed on adventures and pay the tour operator directly for the experience. The Post-Adventure is only open to buyers and media.

Airport & Shuttles

The Hyatt Regency Aqaba, Ayla Resort is located about four and a half hours drive south from the new Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA). Considered to be the main airport in Jordan, QAIA is serviced by many global airline carriers and will be the main airport for the conference arrival and departures. Jordan Tourism has an office inside the airport if delegates need assistance upon arrival. Car rentals are available. King Hussein Int’l Airport, Aqaba (ACQ) is a six mile drive from The Hyatt Regency, Aqaba and there are daily direct flights from the airport to Amman. Jordan is working with a transfer company to book complimentary transfers between select hotels in Aqaba and the Amman Airport (AMM) on select days only. Please sign up for your desired transfer time before March 25, 2019. If you wish to transfer outside of these times or locations, please make your own arrangements.

Passports & Travel Visa

A passport with a validity of at least six months and a visa are required for single entry to Jordan. Visas are required and for most nationalities, can be obtained upon arrival. Some nationalities and multiple-entry plans require obtaining a visa prior to arrival. We strongly encourage you to review this list to check the visa requirements or contact your local embassy.

For delegates who are citizens of countries that require a visa, the ATTA can provide you with an invitation letter to assist you in your visa application. Registered delegates only, fill out the Visa Letter Request Form. Your invitation letter will be delivered by email as a PDF file within five business days.

KEY DATES

For travel purposes, here are key days for AdventureNEXT.

March 27 – March 31

If you are participating in a Pre-Adventure, you need to arrive in Jordan on one of these days. Please check your Pre-Adventure itinerary to get your trip’s specific dates.

Monday, April 1

You need to arrive in Aqaba, Jordan today.

Pre-adventures end today with delegates arriving in Aqaba by 4:00 PM.

4:00 – 6:00 PM Check-in Hyatt Regency Lobby

7:00 – 9:00 PM Welcome Dinner / Reception at Hyatt Regency Aqaba, Ayla Resort.

Tuesday, April 2

8:00 AM-9:00 PM — Check-In, Opening Plenary, Marketplace Appointments, Workshop Sessions, Closing Plenary, Dinner

Wednesday, April 3

9:00 AM-8:30 PM — Marketplace Appointments, Workshop Sessions, Closing Plenary, Closing Dinner

Thursday, April 4

You may depart Aqaba anytime today. Delegates may fly back home or stay and enjoy more adventure opportunities within the broader region.

WEATHER

Weather will be pleasant overall, but can be unpredictable and on the warmer side in April. In Amman, the average Fahrenheit temperatures are 80+/- degrees during the day and in the 60’s at night. It will be warmer at the Dead Sea and in the Jordan Valley as well as in Aqaba on the Red Sea. Bring a light jacket for layering in the evenings and air conditioning inside. Please check the 10-day forecast before your departure.

ATTIRE

As with all ATTA events, the attire is ‘Adventure Casual’. Adventure Casual means jeans or pants with a shirt or fleece, on occasion you may see a sport jacket or very casual dress. A light jacket or sweater is recommended for the evenings. Pre-Adventures may have specific packing requirements; you’ll receive this information ahead of time from your activity provider.

Even though Jordan is primarily a Muslim country, the freedom of all religions is protected. Some traditional Muslim and Christian women choose to wear clothing that covers their arms, legs and/or hair, however, this is by choice only and no one is subject to these customs. Regardless, very revealing clothing is not appropriate and conservative dress is advisable for both men and women in the old part of Amman (downtown) and in smaller cities.

CONNECTIVITY

Please check with your hotel for additional information on internet connectivity. There will be free WiFi internet access during AdventureNEXT at the Hyatt Regency Aqaba, Ayla Resort.

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The electrical system in Jordan is based on 220 AC volts, 50 cycles. The most commonly used electrical outlets in Jordan are: Type C; Type F; Type G. Visitors from North America will need a converter and adapter.

WELCOME DINNER

On April 1st,, the welcome dinner takes place at the Hyatt Regency, Aqaba starting at 19:00. All delegates – both international and domestic are encouraged to attend, as it is included in your event registration and will provide an engaging networking opportunity.

HYATT REGENCY, AQABA, AYLA RESORT

This 5-star luxury hotel situated on the northern shores of Aqaba is the primary venue for AdventureNEXT Near East. Each of the hotel’s guestrooms and suites offer picturesque views of the azure lagoons, Aqaba’s towering mountains and the surrounding marina, your stay at the Hyatt Regency, Aqaba is sure to be an ideal venue from which to explore the rich culture and deep history of the area and network round the clock with delegates attending AdventureNEXT.

Single standard room 155.00 JOD

All rates include taxes & breakfast

Deadline for booking: March 15

Link for booking these rates at the Hyatt Regency forthcoming.

AL MANARA, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, SARAYA AQABA

Less than 10-minutes drive from the host hotel, Al Manara, A Luxury Collection Hotel, guards the mouth of Jordan’s Saraya Lagoon, embracing more than 6,000 years of the region’s enigmatic history. Located on the shores of the Red Sea and set against the rugged backdrop of the expansive granite mountain range. The Luxury Collection’s debut hotel in Jordan, Al Manara is an intimate retreat that combines design and history, reflecting the ancient city of Aqaba

Single Standard Room: 169.00 JOD

Double Superior Room: 179.00 JOD

All rates include breakfast. Rates do not include 10% Service Charge + 7% Sales Tax. Bookings are non-refundable.

Discount Code: G1J

Deadline for booking: March 15

Click here to book these rates at the Al Manara

KEMPINSKI HOTEL, AQABA RED SEA

Discounted rates available for delegates from March 30th – April 5th, 2019

Single Room: 130.00 JOD

Double Room: 140.00 JOD

All rates include breakfast. Rates do not include 10% Service Charge + 7% Sales Tax. Bookings are non-refundable and are subject to availability.

Deadline for booking: March 10

Click here to book these rates at the Kempinski Hotel

INTERCONTINENTAL AQABA RESORT

Standard Room:       Single 110.00 JOD, Double 120.00 JOD

Pool View Room:     Single 120.00 JOD, Double 130.00 JOD

Sea View Room:      Single 130.00 JOD, Double 140.00 JOD

Club Room:               Single 160.00 JOD, Double 170.00 JOD

Executive Suite:       Single and Double 230.00 JOD

All rates include breakfast. Rates do not include 10% Service Charge + 7% Sales Tax. Bookings are non-refundable and are subject to availability.

Deadline for booking: March 15

AMMAN MARRIOTT HOTEL for delegates arriving in Amman prior to transfer arrangements to Aqaba

Deluxe Single Room:          USD $125

Deluxe Double Room:         USD $144

The above rates are for bed & breakfast basis / per room / per night / inclusive of 10% service charge and 16% government tax.

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