Conference Registration and Travel Information


Deadline for all participants is May 1, 2001.

Participants from US, Canada and Europe registration fee: $300

Participants from Latin American registration fee: $150

Fee includes all seminar activities: workshops, panels, lectures, and performances. To submit a registration form with fee payment, click on this link.


Conference Travel

All participants are responsible for their own travel arrangements.

Recommended travel agency:

Stellar Access
We have selected Stellar Access as our official event travel service. Book on-line or call and ask for Group #669 to receive the group fares. Save 5-10% on American Airlines.
tel: 1-800-929-4242

Nancy Mallory, bilingual travel agent (Se habla espanol)
phone: 1-800-929- 4242 x100; 619-232-4246 x100
fax: 619-232-6497

Recommended hotels:

Howard Johnson MacroPlaza Monterrey
Phone: 52 (8) 380 6000
Fax: 52 (8) 380 6087 / 380 6060
From U.S. and Canada: 1-800-432 9605; 1-800-446-4656
From Mexico: 01-800-832-400; 01-800-505-4900

Hotel Colonial
This hotel is centrally located and in walking distance to all seminar activities. Good for the budget conscious. tel: 8 343-67-91

A standard room (single or double occupancy) is $75 US at the Hotel Monterrey Howard Johnson. If you book on-line, you save 10%. Prices for the Hotel Colonial vary from about 500 Mexican pesos. They have rooms with single, double and triple occupancies. Please note that you are with the Hemispheric Institute /CONARTE seminar.

For those of you receiving financial aid from the Institute in the form of a hotel credit, you will receive a check in the amount of aid upon registration, which will be held all day June 14 at the Hotel Monterrey. If you are a financial aid recipient, please note that you are now responsible for your own reservations. If you sent a deposit to us, we will not charge your credit card and will destroy your check. You can use the financial aid check, in U.S. dollars, to go towards the hotel of your choice.

Mexico Travel Information

For US citizens: Proof of citizenship, which can consist of a passport, voter registration card, birth certificate, or notarized affidavit.

Mexican Tourist Office in US and Canada

Chicago 312-606-9252; Houston 713-772-2581; Los Angeles 213-351-2075; Miami 305-381-6996; New York 212-821-0314; Vancouver, BC 604-669-2845; Toronto, Ont 416-925-6061

For non-US citizens or residents, you can contact the Nuevo Leon Tourism office or the Mexican consulate in your country to obtain travel requirements. (Monterrey is in the state of Nuevo Leon.)

Nuevo Leon State Tourist office Nuevo Leon Zaragoza No. 1300 Sur Edif. Kalos Nivel A-1 Desp. 137 CP 64000 Monterrey, N.L. Tel: (8) 344-4343 * Fax: (8) 344-1169 E-mail:

For all visitors to Mexico a tourist card is required which is given to you at the airport upon entry, or by the airlines. A $17 tourist card fee is added to your airfare. This fee may vary for non-US citizens. For more information on the tourist card go to:


General Information Links

Map of Mexico

Mexico Ministry of Tourism: Monterrey

General Information for traveling in Mexico

Mexico Tourist Information

General Information: History, Politics, Government, etc.