2nd Asia/Africa/Australia Forum (AAA Forum) Meeting , 3-5 February 2017, Dubai, UAE

Dubai
Friday, February 03, 2017

2nd AAA FORUM, 3-5 FEBRUARY 2017

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

ACCOMODATION 
Address:  Crowne Plaza Dubai Festival City, Dubai.

Check-in time: 3.00 pm – Check-out time: 12:00 am 

 

TRANSFERS:

The hotel is ideally located just 5 minutes away from the Airport. Dubai Transport Taxis are available 24-hours a day at the Arrivals Terminal. A taxi from Dubai International Airport to the centre of Dubai will start at around AED 20 and cost up to AED 100 to the farthest parts of the city.

Transfers can also be arranged through the hotel:

Airport Pickup AED 220 per car / per way #
Airport Drop Off  AED 180 per car / per way


MEETING LOCATIONS:
AAA Forum: Al Noor 1, Event Centre, Creekside Promenade Floor
Breakfast: Zaytoun Restaurant, 5th Floor
Breaks: Event Centre Lobby
Lunch: Anise Restaurant
Fitness Centre & Pool: 5th Floor


GETTING AROUND THE CITY

The most common way of getting around Dubai is by taxi; they are cheap and easy to find.

 

ELECTRICITY 
Electrical current is 220/240 volts, 50Hz. The most frequently used plugs are the round two-pin type.

 

TIME ZONE
GMT +4

 

CURRENCY

The currency of the United Arab Emirates is the Dirham (AED)

 

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Emergencies: 998/999

 

TELEPHONE SERVICES
The International code for the United Arab Emirates is +971. Local mobile phone networks provide wide GSM coverage throughout the country. Guest starter packs, including a SIM card and credit, can be bought on arrival at the airport, providing three months of cellular access. Internet cafes are widely available, and most hotels have high speed internet access. The internet is censored to filter out any material and websites deemed undesirable by the authorities. 

 

 

Contact Information