Annapolis, Maryland


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This is an archived version of the website for the US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference in 2007. For current conferences, please see the current events page at www.us-taiwan.org.
Conference Location and Accommodations
All sessions and meals were held at the The Westin Annapolis Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland. This brand new hotel is the centerpiece of a mixed-use development community, moments from all that Annapolis has to offer - from the US Naval Academy to shopping on the waterfront, the cobblestoned Main Street, and sailing on the Chesapeake Bay.

The Westin Annapolis
100 Westgate Circle
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Toll Free Reservation: (800) 937-8461
Hotel Direct Line: (410) 972-4304
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The room cost for our attendees at the Westin Annapolis was US$189 plus tax for a single room or US$214 plus tax for a double room. The deadline for reservations at the discounted rate is August 17, 2007. Make hotel reservations by contacting the Westin directly via telephone at 1-800-937-8461, or visit www.starwoodhotels.com/westin.

Make reservations by the deadline date of August 17, 2007. Thereafter, reservations can only be confirmed subject to availability. Be sure to request the US-Taiwan Business Council's group rate - or you will be charged the hotel's regular rack rate of $313.

Hotel check-in is 3:00pm, and check-out is 12:00pm. Should your flight arrive early or leave late, please contact the hotel to inquire about flexible check-in/check-out times. If you have any questions about your room reservation at the Westin Annapolis, please call the Westin directly at 1-800-937-8461.


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Airport Transportation
Transportation from the airport to the Westin Annapolis is the attendee's responsibility. The hotel is located approximately 22 miles from Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI), approximately 33 miles from the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), and approximately 60 miles from Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

The Airport Shuttle operates a shuttle service to/from all three airports to the Westin Annapolis. The shuttle rates are approximately $35 from BWI, $84 from DCA, and $92 from IAD per person. Airport Connection offers sedan, limo & taxi service to/from all three airports to the Westin Annapolis. The rates are approximately $70 from BWI, $85 from DCA, and $115 from IAD per person. Super Shuttle also services the Westin Annapolis from BWI only. Taxis are available from BWI for approximately $55.

Parking
For local attendees, please note that parking is the attendee's responsibility. The Westin Annapolis charges $16/day for parking in their parking garage. However, there is also street-side meter parking available, along with parking in several other garages within Annapolis. You can also park at the Navy-Marine Corps Stadium for $5/day. Free shuttles run from the Stadium to Annapolis every 30 minutes or more on weekdays (6:30am 7:00pm) and weekends (10:00am 6:00pm). For more information contact Annapolis Transit at (410) 263-7964, or access www.annapolis.gov/transport.

In-city Transportation
Annapolis Transit offers two shuttle routes and a fixed-route bus system within Annapolis. The base cash fare for the eleven bus routes, the Navy Blue Shuttle, and the State Shuttle is $1, although the shuttles offer a free fare zone within the Annapolis historic downtown. For schedule and fare information contact the Annapolis Transportation Department at (410) 263-7964 or visit their website at www.ci.annapolis.md.us.

Annapolis also offers water taxis for boaters and for sightseeing.