Hotel and Travel
Rosen Plaza Hotel
9700 International Drive
A standout among Orlando's finest meeting, convention and vacation hotels, Rosen Plaza Hotel is famous for its high standard of excellence. Impressive Orlando meeting space, impeccable in-house staff and grand accommodations assure a seamless meeting experience.
And when it is time to wind down, you’re only minutes away from Orlando’s world-famous attractions.
Keep the fun going with a visit to nearby Pointe Orlando. This open-air shopping, dining and entertainment complex is also located on International Drive, just a short walk from our hotel. With more than 40 delicious restaurants, eclectic shops and exciting attractions surrounded by palm trees and fountains, you are sure to enjoy Pointe Orlando's variety of activities during your stay at Rosen Plaza Hotel.
Reservation info will be available late summer.
the world's "favorite destination," is the perfect setting for HSPIC
2015. Orlando is known for its state-of-the-art theme parks like Walt Disney
World® Resort, Universal Orlando® Resort and SeaWorld® Orlando, thriving
cultural and fine dining. Orlando offers something for any passion. Make
plans to attend this meeting and experience the premier gathering for industry
and academician leaders while enjoying the benefits of this favorite
destination around the globe. Come early, or stay a few extra days to
visit the many activities time won't allow during our busy conference schedule.
Please click here for more information on
Orlando, including things-to-do and discounted tickets.
East to get there
By Air: Orlando (MCO) Airport International
Airport offers more flights to more places than any other airport in Florida;
in fact Orlando International Airport provides non-stop service to more major
U.S. destinations than most other cities in the U.S. Orlando offers the largest
airport area with the 2nd lowest fares of the top 30 airports in the United
With more than 800
flights per day, on more than 40 airlines, Orlando International Airport is so
easy to get to, that's why more than 90,000 passengers use the airport every
Orlando is the perfect
choice for domestic travel or international connections. Whether traveling
within the U.S. or around the world, heading for Orlando or just connecting
through the airport, Orlando's superior domestic route network gives you more
service to more destinations, making your journey quicker and more convenient.
By Road: There are several major highways that provide
East connections and access from all ports of Florida. Interstate 4 runs from
Daytona Beach on the East Coast to St. Petersburg on the West Coast. Interstate
10 enters the state in the panhandle and extends to Jacksonville in the
Northeast. Interstate 75 enters Florida just South of Valdosta, Ga., and runs
south to Miami and the Florida Turnpike connects I-75 South to Ocala, extending
southeast through Orlando and continuing South to Miami.
By Rail: Amtrak serves Orlando with four daily trains
originating in New York and Miami, with stops in Downtown Orlando, Winter Park,
Sanford and Kissimmee. There’s also tri-weekly train service from the West
Coast, originating in Los Angeles.
International Travelers: A U.S. visitors (B-1) visa allows a
foreign citizen to travel to a port of entry and request admission into the
United States from a U.S. immigration inspector. Begin your visa application
process as early as possible as it could take several months to process.
The US-VISIT program
is now in effect and applies to all visitors (with limited exceptions) holding
non-immigrant visas, regardless of country of origin. Visitors will now have
their two index fingers scanned and a digital photograph will be taken.
Visitors from Visa Waiver Program countries
For 35 countries in the
Visa Waiver Program (VWP), citizens meeting the visa waiver criteria will not
need a visa but they must have a machine-readable passport. In addition, as of
Jan. 12, 2009, travelers visiting the United States from VWP countries
must be approved for travel electronically prior to boarding a carrier to the
United States. Travelers must fill out the forms online at least 72
hours in advance of travel.
Registration via the
Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) is intended to replace the
I-94W paper form by collecting biographical information over the Internet from
visitors from countries that participate in the VWP.
information and ESTA form
ALL persons, including
U.S. citizens, traveling by air between the United States and Canada, Mexico,
Central and South America, the Caribbean and Bermuda are required to
present a valid passport, Air NEXUS card, or U.S. Coast Guard Merchant Mariner
Document, or an alien registration card, Form I-551, if applicable.
Find out more about the Western
Hemisphere Travel Initiative.
Crossing U.S. borders
U.S. citizens - air travel
All U.S. citizens including children must present a passport or other approved travel document when entering the United States by air. U.S. citizens can present a passport, NEXUS card at airports with NEXUS kiosks, U.S. military ID with travel orders, or a U.S. Merchant Mariner Document when on official business.
U.S. citizens - land/sea travel
U.S. citizens entering the United States at sea or land ports of entry are required to have documents that comply with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI), most commonly a U.S. passport, a passport card, a trusted traveler card such as NEXUS, SENTRI or FAST, or an enhanced driver's license. See the complete list of WHTI-compliant documents.
Citizens of other countries - air travel
All international visitors regardless of country of origin must present a passport or secure document when entering the United States by air.
Citizens of other countries - land/sea travel
All international visitors will need to present a single document that complies with the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI). See www.getyouhome.gov for more information.
For more information visit:
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
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