Venue / Hotel Info

The conference will be held in Ayre Grand Hotel Colón, Madrid, Spain.

Ayre Gran Hotel Colón ****
C/ del Pez Volador, 1
28007. Madrid, España.

Ayre Grand Hotel Colón

Ayre Gran Hotel Colón is a 4-star designer hotel located in the centre of Madrid, very close to the Retiro Park, the Las Ventas Bull Ring and the Salamanca commercial district.
The hotel comprises two buildings (Edificio Europa and Edificio America), both recently renovated and decorated by Manuel Ortega, author of the stained glass windows of the Cathedral of the Almudena. The two buildings are linked by a spectacular 1,200 square metre garden and an art gallery.

Ayre Gran Hotel Colón in Madrid provides everything you need for a comfortable stay in a quiet environment, from which you can discover the many charms of the Spanish capital.

There are countless sites to visit when staying at Ayre Gran Hotel Colón, from the most important museums (the Reina Sofía, the Prado and the Thyssen-Bornemisza), to Puerta de Alcalá, the Madrid Stock Exchange, the CaixaForum Madrid cultural centre, and many others , including the Plaza de Cibeles, Puerta del Sol, Gran Vía, or the Plaza Mayor.

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The official travel agent for the conference hotel reservations is Viagens Abreu. The reservation of the hotel must be made through this local travel agency, in order to take advantage of the reduced prices. All hotel inquires should be direct to:

Viagens Abreu S.A., Congress Dept.,
Avenida 25 de Abril,
22795 Linda-a-Velha – Portugal
Phone: 351.21.415 61 22
Fax: 351.21.415 63 83/4

A block room reservation was provided at the Ayre Gran Hotel Colón, the official hotel for the conference and conference site, for the convenience of the participants and were assigned on first-come first-served basis.

Hotel rates per room per night: (Buffet breakfast and taxes included)


Single Room
(Prices in EUR)

Double Room
(Prices in EUR)
Ayre Gran Hotel Colón  **** 95 105

Procedure for Hotel Reservations

Participants wishing to reserve hotel accommodation should complete the relevant parts of the Hotel Reservation Formno later than June 28th June 14th 2018.

Total prepayment of accommodation must accompany this Application Form. After this date, we can not guarantee neither this Hotel, nor these prices. So, we advise you to reserve as soon as possible.

Personal extras (mini-bar, phone calls, …) shall be paid directly at the hotel’s reception, while doing the check out.

Deposit refund policy

All cancellations/amendments must be done in written to the email
In the event of hotel cancellations, your deposit will be refunded after deducting bank charge/commission and the following cancellation charges:

• Cancelations received until May 15th 2018 – Full Refund will be done
• From May 16th until May 31st – 50% of refund will be done
• From June 1st until June 14th – 25% of refund will be done
• From June 15th on – No Refund will be done


Payment of hotel should be made in Euros in the form of credit card (Visa, MasterCard and American Express are accepted) or bank remittance (all costs at transmitter’s charge). If you make payment by bank transfer, please send a copy of the bank receipt with the Application Form. Remittance should be made to:

Banco BPI – GACE
Av. Da Boavista, 1117 – 5º, 4100-129 Porto
Account: 61292463000001
IBAN – PT50 0010 0000 1292 4630 00131
NIB – 0010 0000 1292463000131