INAA Annual General Meeting, 15-17 November 2017

San Francisco, California
Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Due to restoration works and for safety reasons, we have not scheduled any tour to Alcatraz Island in the following social programme.

There are limited areas on Alcatraz that are closed, due to their fragile, potentially harmful, condition. Restoration of the Cellhouse will be complete in early 2018.

Should you wish to visit Alcatraz, please book your ticket at least two months in advance on



13:00 – 17:00


Optional Tour: San Francisco City Tour  

The splendor of the city is revealed during this spectacular introductory tour.

See why travellers the world over love to leave their hearts in San Francisco!" "

Experience iconic attractions – which may include Twin Peaks, the Golden Gate Bridge, Chinatown, North Beach ("Little Italy"), Golden Gate Park, and Haight-Ashbury – from the comfort of a motor coach. There's no better way to become acquainted with the culture, history and breath-taking beauty of the City by the Bay. Whether your tastes are traditional or eclectic, San Francisco has sights, sounds and sensations guaranteed to please at every turn. "


19:00 – 21:00


Welcome Reception (Bay View Room, Grand Hyatt Hotel)




10:00 – 16:00


Muir Woods and Sausalito (Guests only)

The 550-acre Muir Woods is one of the only remaining old-growth redwood forests on Earth and home to some of the world's tallest trees. Lush ferns, wildflowers, and redwood burls make this cathedral-like valley a fascinating environment for a serene, self-guided walk. " " The day continues in Sausalito, a former fishing town and artists' colony perched on the edge of the San Francisco Bay. Fall in love with its Mediterranean atmosphere, fine restaurants, elegant boutiques, and quaint art galleries. Following free time to enjoy a gourmet box lunch and shopping, a ferry ride back to San Francisco offers unparalleled views of Alcatraz Island, Tiburon, Angel Island, and the Golden Gate Bridge. "




Meeting Point in the lobby & Departure to dinner venue




Gala Dinner at One Market Restaurant




9:30 – 14:00


Height Ashbury Walking Tour (Guests only)  

Incubator of the Hippie Philosophy. Epicenter of the Counterculture Movement. Shelter for apartment-dwelling poets and future CEOs. Journey through the tie-dye district that was all that and more to the peace, love & rock ‘n’ roll generation. From 1964 – 1968, Haight-Ashbury was home to a cultural and political change that swept San Francisco, the United States, and ultimately the world. A walk through this historically significant neighbourhood will leave guests enlightened and inspired. A casual, light lunch in a popular neighbourhood restaurant is included in the tour.


15:30 – 18:00


Departure to AT&T Park

It's the ballpark where breathtaking Bay views rival the action on the field. Where one of baseball's most hallowed franchises plays inside an architectural landmark. On this behind-the-scenes tour of sensational AT&T Park – home of the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants! – visit places only the players and coaches go: the Giants' dugout, the Visitors' clubhouse, even the playing field. This iconic experience includes a half-hour appearance by the Giants beloved mascot, Lou Seal.


19:00 – 22:00


Dinner at E&O Kitchen 




10:00 – 16:00


Optional Tour: Grapes & Bubbles Wine Country Tour

Travel north of San Francisco to serene California Wine Country, where vineyards and lush landscapes stretch as far as the eye can see. California’s wine industry was born more than 200 years ago when Padre Junipero Serra began a chain of missions and planted the region’s first grapevines. By 1919, the Golden State had become America’s largest wine-producing region. Experienced guides accompany you on private tours through picturesque valleys and specially selected wineries for private tastings and sightseeing. The Grapes & Bubbles experience is a unique and memorable way to taste the best of wine country. A picnic box lunch will be served at the first winery.



Meeting point for all tours is the lobby of the hotel, 15 minutes before departure


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