PRESS

Press center

Location: Hotel Dubrovnik Palace 5*

Working hours: 0-24 (19 June – 23 June) The Press Centre staff will be at disposal for any questions and needs the press may have.

Facilities:

The following will be provided for the journalists at the Press Centre:

Workstation (a desk) with a WiFi internal network (network password will be provided along with the pass), XXX? Mbit/sec upload speed and YYY? Mbit/sec download speed, only for the accredited journalists.

Back entrance to the Press Centre for journalists

Separate parking lot for SNG vehicles, an advance notice by e-mail press@isabs.hr required (parking of personal vehicles during the conference will not be possible, please use public transportation or taxi services)

Coffee, drinks and pastry at the Press Centre cafeteria

Live streaming: There will be a live stream of the conference (of all the events taking place in the plenary hall) at the Press Centre. The usage of the material (non-broadcasting) for informative purposes with a short delay after each lecture will  also be available.

TV crews make their own arrangements for the live streaming of the events. The host TV is Croatian Radiotelevision, HRT. All the live streamings must be announced to and arranged with the HRT's International Relations Service. All the useful information and instructions for the accredited journalists will be available at the Press Centre.

Video material (broadcast quality) will be provided for TV journalists and crews:

* The sailing of the scientists on a traditional Dubrovnik sailing-ship. The sailing ends at around 8.00 PM on Monday, June 19. The material will be available for all accredited crews shortly after the event.

** Nobel Spirit - a moderated discussion (round-table) with the Nobel Prize laureates. The event is planned for Thursday, 21 June, 06 - 6.55 PM. There will be a live stream at the Press Centre, and the material will be available for the TV crews immediately after.

*** Video and photo material will be available on this ISABS webpage.

Stand-up positions and interview corners will be provided.

 


GENERAL INFO

 

USEFUL INFO
Accommodation

HOTEL DUBROVNIK PALACE 5* - Conference venue
Masarykov put 20, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Contact: isabs@spektar-holidays.hr

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Hotel Dubrovnik Palace nestles on the scenic seafront between a pine forest and the turquoise coastal waters of the lush Lapad peninsula. Just a few minutes’ drive northwest of medieval Dubrovnik Old Town, the cinematic location offers a phenomenal vista of the Elafiti Islands from every space.

This contemporary hotel also offers direct access to peaceful private beach, two outdoor pools – plus a third indoor one, a PADI diving centre, tennis court, and a leafy jogging path and walking routes through picturesque woods that rise up Petka hill behind the hotel

Hotel reservation will be made on a first-come, first-served basis

SGL DBL
Hotel Palace 5* 188 EUR  212 EUR

* Rates are in EUR, per room, per day (breakfast, VAT of 13% and city tax are included)
* Hotel reservation will be made on a first-come, first-served basis

Important
Accommodation will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. Deadline for reservation and payment: 01.05.2017.
After this date we can not guarantee the availability of accommodation. Hotel reservation will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

HOTEL VIS 3* - 600 m from Dbv Palace, cca 8 min on foot from the Conference venue
Masarykov put 2, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Contact: isabs@spektar-holidays.hr

The charming and comfortable hotel Vis is ideal for family vacation and for all those who like to relax on the beach as it is located directly on the clear blue Adriatic Sea in the Bay of Lapad. The view of Elafiti Islands at sunset will most definitely become one of the most cherished images of your vacation.

The cozy and comfortable, plesantly equipped and air-conditioned rooms open onto balconies with views of the pine tree forrest or the beautiful blue sea.

You can enjoy your complimentary breakfast in our main restaurant featuring one of Dubrovnik's most beautiful terraces with magnificent sea view. You can also enjoy light Mediterranean meals or just have a cold drink in our Lido beach bar.

The popular Lapad Bay promenade with numerous restaurants and cafes is in walking distance, and a bus stop to the Old town is just in front of the hotel. A regular bus line will get you there in 10 minutes.

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Hotel Vis 3* 127 EUR  144 EUR

* Rates are in EUR, per room, per day (breakfast, VAT of 13% and city tax are included)
* Hotel reservation will be made on a first-come, first-served basis

 

HOTEL KOMODOR 3* - 600 m from Dbv Palace, cca 8 min on foot from the Conference venue
Masarykov put 2, 20000 Dubrovnik, Croatia
Contact: isabs@spektar-holidays.hr

This small and cozy family hotel withe the longest tradition on the Lapad peninsula and a typical example of the Mediterranean stone architecture.

Dubrovnik's top pebble beaches are just a few footsteps away.

Our air-conditioned rooms have charming interiors and all the neccessary amenities.

The first floor boasts a lovely private terrace with swimming pool.

The breakfast buffet, included in the rate, is served in our main restaurant offering a wide selection of local specialities and international cuisine.

Lapad Bay promenade with restaurants and bars and shopping area is just 5 minutes walking from the hotel.

The Old town is easily reached by regular bus line which gets you there in 10 minutes.

SGL DBL
Hotel Komodor 3* 127 EUR  144 EUR

* Rates are in EUR, per room, per day (breakfast, VAT of 13% and city tax are included)
* Hotel reservation will be made on a first-come, first-served basis

Important
Accommodation will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. Deadline for reservation and payment: 20.05.2017.
After this date we can not guarantee the availability of accommodation. Hotel reservation will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Transfers

Options for transfers from the Dubrovnik airport to the Town of Dubrovnik/hotels

a) Online booking of arrival/departure transfer via registration link

Transfer registration link

Price: 40,00 EUR/vehicle (max 2 passengers with luggage)/one way

Arrival transfer
DUBROVNIK AIRPORT - HOTEL DUBROVNIK PALACE
The driver will wait for you with your name on the sign at the arrival terminal. The driver will take you to hotel Dubrovnik Palace.

Departure transfer
HOTEL DUBROVNIK PALACE - DUBROVNIK AIRPORT
Please note that for international flights you have to be 2 hours prior to the flight departure in Dubrovnik airport.
The ride from Hotel Dubrovnik Palace to Dubrovnik airport is app 35 minutes

b) Public transport

"Atlas" travel agency buses upon arrival of every regular flight or public bus transportation company "Libertas". Price 40,00 kn (cca 6 EUR)/one way.

Bus takes you to the bus station in Dubrovnik and from there you can take taxi or public transport bus to the hotel.

Map of Dubrovnik