Hotel and Travel
Houston, Texas 77010
Welcome to the Hilton Americas-Houston hotel. This AAA Four-diamond
hotel is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Houston. The hotel is just steps away from Discovery
Green Park, Toyota Center, BBVA Compass Stadium, GreenStreet premier dining and
entertainment center as well as Minute Maid Park.
Work out at the Skyline Spa & Health Club, located on the 23rd
floor, and admire stunning city views. Indulge in calming treatments, swim in
the 75-foot Olympic-sized infinity pool, or take a dip in the whirlpool. After a
long day, retire to your well-decorated guest room, with 24-hour in-room dining
just a phone call away. In-room Internet
The Hilton Americas-Houston is a refreshing experience. Enjoy the hotel
lobby's Italian marble, sparkling inlaid tile floor mosaics, Venetian glass
chandeliers and an impressive art collection by Texas artists. Relax to the
sounds of the cascading water wall before meeting friends or business
associates at the Lobby Lounge. With
1,200 guest rooms and 91,500 square feet of meeting space, the Hilton Americas
hotel in Houston is the ideal choice for meetings. Experience true Texas hospitality.
Reservation information will be available in late summer.
We are pleased to announce special discounts for conference attendees from our travel partners listed below.
Delta Air Lines is pleased to offer special discounted airfares for the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference attendees!
To take advantage of these discounts, follow these simple steps:
Reservations and ticketing are available via www.delta.com.
When booking online, select Book A Trip, click on Advanced Search and enter the meeting code NMM8R in the box provided on the Search Flights page.
Reservations may also be made by calling our Delta Meeting reservations at (800) 328-1111, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CDT.
*Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.
Hertz is offering discounted rental rates for the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference attendees!
Please visit the Hertz website: www.hertz.com
Select your arrival/departure dates, click on “Enter a Discount or Promo Code,” and enter 04U40008 as the Convention Number (CV).
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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