Dekon's Recommended International Logistics & Customs Services Partner
Dekon Congress
& Tourism


Yildizposta Cad.
No: 17 / 4
Esentepe, 34394
Istanbul - Turkey
Phone :
+90 212 347 63 00
Fax :
+90 212 347 63 63
E-mail:
dekon@dekon.com.tr

GENERAL INFORMATION

Registration Desk
The Registration Desk will be open from 08:30 to 17:00, from September 3, 2005 till the end of the meeting.

Certificate of Attendance and Invoices
A Certificate of Attendance with your name will be prepared and available in your conference kit. Similarly, invoices for the conference registration fee and for any other activity (gala dinner, accommodation etc.) will be readied.

Official Letter of Invitation
An official letter of invitation designed to help overcome administrative difficulties in certain countries will be sent upon request. It must be clearly understood that such letters do not cover any fees or other financial support. If you require an official invitation please send an e-mail to dutagach@boun.edu.tr .

Conference Materials and Badges
Please bring your official confirmation receipt to the Registration Desk to receive your bag with your badge and related materials. Admission to all meeting events requires presentation of the badges. If you lose your badge please apply for a new one at the Registration Desk. Admission to lunches and conference tour will be on the basis of the tickets provided in your registration kit.

Climate
In September the weather is usually very pleasant in Antalya . The average high is between 22-26 0 C and the average low is 12-14 0 C and average seawater temperature is around 20 0 C. Congress Venue and Hotels is air-conditioned.

Exhibition
An exhibition area for companies and books will be located near Main Hall. Morning and afternoon coffees will be served in the exhibition and poster areas.

Travel
By Bus: Antalya is easily accessed from most parts of the country, and the bus terminal (Yeni Garaj) is 4km north of the city centre. Major routes include Istanbul (9 hours), Izmir (9 hours) and Ankara (7 hours). There are also very frequent shuttle services to nearby resort areas from Tel: (0242) 331 12 50 / 513 26 50.

By Air: Antalya airport is 10 km east of the city centre, and has direct flights from Tel Aviv and Zurich, and frequent charter flights from major European centers. It has also eight direct flights from Istanbul . There are regular bus services from the airport to the city center and there will be special conference shuttles on September 3 to 5. For conference shuttle please contact DEKON Congress & Tourism. Tel: (0242) 330 32 33. 330 3600

Insurances
The congress fee does not include insurance. All participants should arrange for their own insurance in their country of origin.

Driving License
Most international driver's licenses are recognized in Turkey . Car rental companies require for a valid national or international license. Remember to keep to the right-hand side of the road and wear your seat belt at all times.

Time Zone
Turkish Time is two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT +2)

Electricity
AC, 50 cycles, 220 Volts

Currency
The Turkish Republic Monetary Unit was changed from Turkish Lira (TL) to New Turkish Lira (YTL) which 1 YTL = 1.000.000 TL. Both will be in circulation till the end of 2005. Exchange rates for foreign money are determined by The Central Bank of Turkey ( www.tcmb.gov.tr ) daily and announced in the newspapers. Convertible foreign money can be exchanged at the Airports, Banks, Hotels and Exchange Offices with a small commission (about 2%). All major credit cards (Visa, Master, Eurocard and American Express) are accepted in most hotels and shops.

Business Hours
Official business hours are 09:00 to 12:00 and 13:30 to 17:00 Monday through Friday. Banks and Post Offices are close on Saturday and Sunday. Shops are open 09:00 20:00, some even later and/or on weekends.

Restaurants: You can find more detailed information about Antalya at the web site http://www.antalyaguide.org/ . Below is a short list of restaurants in Antalya .

 

KRAL SOFRASI
Kaleici Yat Limani No:35
Tel: +90 242. 241 21 98

DALYA RESTAURANT
Yesil Bahce Mah. 1458 Sok.
Tel: +90 242. 312 01 54-55

YALIM RESTAURANT
Eski Lara Yolu No:5
Tel: +90 242. 321 75 44

 

 

 

HARRAN SOFRASI
Yener Ulusoy Bulvari No:7
Tel: +90 242. 248 19 32

CHINA GARDEN
Konyaalti Cad.Ataturk Kult.park
Tel: +90 242. 248 78 35

ANTALYA HISAR
Cumhuriyet meydani
Tel: +90 242. 241 52 81

 

 

 

BABACAN
Tel: +90 242. 229 14 30

BEYDAGI
Tel: +90 242. 243 45 70

CIRALI
Tel: +90 242. 241 16 82

 

 

 

DENIZ
Tel: +90 242. 243 09 99

DENIZATI
Tel: +90 242. 323 26 20

DEVELI
Tel: +90 242. 229 11 29

 

 

 

KEPCE
Tel: +90 242. 247 65 90

DILARA
Tel: +90 242. 349 38 88

DOGUS
Tel: +90 242. 349 52 25

 

 

 

DUVALYA
Tel: +90 242. 247 77 79

GAZIANTEP
Tel: +90 242. 241 71 50

HACIBEY
Tel: +90 242. 244 03 96

 

 

 

HAN
Tel: +90 242. 248 60 81

KEPTUR
Tel: +90 242. 332 28 46

KONAK
Tel: +90 242. 242 48 26

 

 

 

7 MEHMET
Tel: +90 242. 241 16 41

OGUN
Tel: +90 242. 247 89 56

PARLAK
Tel: +90 242. 241 65 53

 

 

 

PINOKYO
Tel: +90 242. 244 27 27

RANA YAT RESTAURANT
Tel : +90 242. 312 16 00

SAMPI ANTALYA
Tel: +90 242. 237 82 00

 

 

 

SAMPI CENTER
Tel: +90 242.237 82 00

SHIP INN
Tel : +90 242. 259 12 99

SINI
Tel: +90 242. 241 19 12

 

 

 

SEHIR OCAKBASI
Tel: +90 242. 247 37 74

YALI
Tel: +90 242. 323 18 23

LA TRATTORIA
Tel: +90 242. 243 39 31

 

 

 

YAT
Tel: +90 242. 242 48 55

MUMISIGI
Tel: +90 242. 247 71 81

AQUAPARK PARK  
Tel: +90 242. 244 39 00

Visas
All foreign visitors should carry a valid passport while in Turkey . Citizens from some countries may require a visa to enter Turkey . This can be issued at the Turkish consulates in their home country or can be obtained at the airport on arrival to Turkey .

NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES DO NOT REQUIRE A VISA

Type of Passport: Ordinary Passport Period of Visa Exemption : 3 Months

Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Chile, Denmark, Ecuador, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (only passports of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region), Iceland, Iran, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, St. Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Uruguay, Vatican

Type of Passport: Ordinary Passport Period of Visa Exemption: 2 Months

Bosnia- Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Romania

Type of Passport: Ordinary Passport Period of Visa Exemption: 1 Month

Costa Rica, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan

Type of Passport: Official Passports Period of Visa Exemption: 3 Months

Albania, Algeria, Argentina, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belarus, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Fiji, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Holland, Hong-Kong Special Administrative Region (only passports of Hong-Kong Special Administrative Region), Iceland, Iran, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Mexico (only diplomatic passports) Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Peru, Poland, Portugal (only diplomatic passports),  Russia (only diplomatic passports), St. Lucia, St. Marino, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus,  Ukraine, Uruguay, Vatican

Type of Passport: Official Passports Period of Visa Exemption: 2 Months

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Indonesia, Macedonia, Romania

Type of Passport: Official Passports Period of Visa Exemption: 1 Month

Bulgaria (only diplomatic passports) Costa Rica, Estonia (only diplomatic passports), Hungary, Kazakstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia (only diplomatic passports), Maldives, Moldova, Mongolia, Palestine (only diplomatic passports), People's Republic of China, Philippines, South Africa, Turkmenistan, Venezuela, Vietnam (only diplomatic passports), Yemen

ORDINARY PASSPORT HOLDERS OF NATIONALS OF THE FOLLOWING COUNTRIES MAY OBTAIN STICKER TYPE VISAS AT THE TURKISH INTERNATIONAL BORDER GATES TO ENTER INTO TURKEY

Type of Passport: Ordinary Passport Duration of Stay: 3 Months

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Holland, Ireland, Italy, Malta, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom, United States of America

Type of Passport: Ordinary Passport Duration of Stay: 2 Months

Albania, Belarus, Russia, Ukraine

Type of Passport: Ordinary Passport Duration of Stay: 1 Month

Azerbaijan, Armenia, Estonia, Greek Cypriot Administration, Hungary, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan.

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