Kenes International is the official travel agent for ISME-12 and will be offering special reduced rates for accommodation and tours.
Accommodation at special symposium rates is available at the following hotels:
Rates quoted are in AUD ($), per room, per night and inclusive of breakfast and 10% Goods and Service Tax.
Official check-in time for the hotels is 14:00 hours and check out is required before 11:00.
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We strongly advise all participants to reserve their hotel accommodation as soon as possible. Kenes International will not be able to guarantee rooms after July 25, 2008. Reservations will only be confirmed if credit card details are fully supplied or alternatively a deposit of one night accommodation per room by cheque or bank transfer is forwarded
Each participant will receive an individual confirmation, indicating the name and address of the hotel. The booking will be final upon receipt of the corresponding payment.
For hotel reservations made by a sponsoring company, the participant will receive the hotel confirmation from the sponsoring company directly.
For block bookings (10 rooms and more), companies are requested to send their request by fax, or E-mail to Kenes International. Different payment and cancellation policies will apply.
PaymentPayment of hotel accommodation must be made in AUD ($).
Full payment for accommodation provided by Kenes International is payable (less deposit) before your arrival in Cairns.
Kenes International accepts Travellers’ cheques, Euro cheques, Visa, MasterCard and American Express* credit cards. Postal orders will not be accepted.
*Please note that payments made by American Express will be charged in US$ Dollars according to the exchange rate on the day of payment..
Please note that 3 weeks prior to arrival in Cairns, your credit card will be automatically charged for the balance of your hotel accommodation. Participants who paid their deposit with a bank transfer or cheque are required to send the balance of outstanding accommodation charges to Kenes International 21 days prior to arrival.
Payment of hotel accommodation in AUD ($) should be made by one of the following methods:
Important: All bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source in addition to the registration / accommodation fee.
Accommodation Cancellation PolicyCancellations or changes must be received in writing to Kenes International (either by fax or e-mail). Please do not contact the hotel directly.
In the event of non-arrival, the hotel will automatically release the reservation, and payment will be non-refundable.
If you arrive later or leave earlier then on the dates indicated on your reservation form, the total accommodation amount will be charged, as no refunds can be made.
Rooms cancelled prior to 30 days prior to arrival: full refund less AUD$ 50 handling fee.
Early Departure FeeGuests will be charged in full for checking out prior to the departure date confirmed at check-in.