Venue & Hospitality
Welcome to the Official Attendee Housing Site for the World Congress on Petrochemistry & Chemical Engineering,
will be held in the vibrant and bustling city of the peaceful and the county seat of San Antonio, USA.
The conference will take place in the following dates and locations.
Conference Dates: November 18-20, 2013
Hotel Services & Amenities
- Audio/Visual Equipment Rental.
- Business Center.
- Business Phone Service.
- Complimentary Printing Service.
- Express Mail.
- Meeting Rooms.
- Office Rental.
- Photo Copying Service.
- Secretarial Service.
- Video Conference.
- Video Messaging.
- Video Phone.
- Baggage Storage.
Driving Directions to San Antonio International Airport
From Airport: Exit the airport and turn right onto Loop 410 West. Exit San Pedro Blvd. Proceed west on service road to Blanco. Turn right (North) on Blanco to next stop light at Lockhill Selma. Turn right to next intersection (1 block) and take another right to hotel. Hotel entrance on left. Property located on right between Blanco and San Pedro.
San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the United States of America and the 2nd largest city within the state of Texas, with a population of 1.33 million. The city was named for San Antonio de Padua, whose feast day is on June 13, when a Spanish expedition stopped in the area in 1691.
Famous for Spanish missions, the Alamo, the River Walk, the Tower of the Americas, the Alamo Bowl, Marriage Island and host to SeaWorld and Six Flags Fiesta Texas theme parks, the city is visited by approximately 26 million tourists per year according to the San Antonio Convention and Visitors Bureau.
The city is home to the four-time NBA champion San Antonio Spurs and the annual San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, one of the largest in the country.
San Antonio has a strong military presence it is home to Fort Sam Houston, Lackland Air Force Base, Randolph Air Force Base, and Brooks City-Base, with Camp Bullis and Camp Stanley outside the city. Kelly Air Force Base operated out of San Antonio until 2001, when the airfield was transferred over to Lackland AFB and the remaining portions of the base became Port San Antonio, an industrial/business park. San Antonio is home to five Fortune 500 companies and the South Texas Medical Center, the only medical research and care provider in the South Texas region.
Attractions & Landmarks
- The Alamo.
- The world famous San Antonio River Walk.
- The San Antonio El Mercado.
- The Buckhorn Saloon & Museum.
- King William District.
- La Villita.
- Market Square.
- The Plaza Wax Museum and Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!.
- San Antonio Botanical Garden.
- San Antonio Missions.
- Spanish Governor’s Palace.
- Tower of the Americas.
- San Antonio Zoo.
- Ultimate Mirror Maze Challenge.
- The Guenther House.