Venue

       
16th - 18th December 2016
Kandy
Sri Lanka
Host Country
 

Wonderful beaches, marvellous mountains, lush green forests, exciting wildlife, spectacular cities or ancient history, whatever you are looking for, Sri Lanka is the only unique destination that offers all the above excitements within a very short reach and in different climates. Sri Lanka , the magnificent island of paradise, is on the Indian Ocean south of India and is widely known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean, owing to the inexplicable beauty and majesty, which Sri Lanka is fraught with.

 

Kandy

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Kandy, the Hill Capital was the last bastion of the Sinhala kings and is a charming city offering a living record of a magnificent past. Some say Kandy is the only other real 'coty' in Sri Lanka, other than Colombo. The easygoing capital of the hill country has a lot to offer - history, culture, forested hills and a touch of urban buzz. Only 115 km inland from the capital, climatically it is a world away due to its 500m altitude. Kandy was also the capital of the last Sinhalese kingdom.  The town and the countryside around it, is lush and green and there are many pleasant walks both from the town or further afield. The town centre, close of Kandy’s picturesque lake set in a bowl if hills, is a delightful jumble of old shops, antique and gemstones specialists, a bustling market and a good selection of hotels and restaurants.


Kandy is a romantic city any time of the year, but in August, this ancient capital becomes the venue of one of the most legendary festivals in Asia, the Festival of the August Moon when thousands of people from all parts of the country and from foreign countries throng to the Hill Capital to witness the magnificent spectacle.

Earl's Regency Hotel  

The Earls Regency hotel, Kandy, is perched above the Mahaweli river and overlooks Kandy. The hotel considered to be a landmark of impeccable taste and unique style where one can unwind and relax while experiencing five star luxury and comfort. Accommodation include 104 rooms,each fully air conditioned with private balcony and with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains countryside & Mahaweli river. The view from the room’s make you feel as if you are a part of the picturesque natural & cultural landscape outside.

The Earl's Regency offers you the ideal five star luxury facilities from which to explore the cultural landscape of Kandy. It is located in the cultural Triangle of Sri Lanka and offers a range of fascinating places to visit. Further information about the hotel can be found at: http://www.aitkenspencehotels.com/earls/

 


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Welcome at the Airport
 

           A representative of ICSBE will be available to meet you at the airport on Your arrival

   
Internal transport
 
   

The Bandaranayke international airport is situated just outside the capital city Colombo. Transport needs to be arranged between the airport and the conference venue, Kandy. 

Details of the options are available at 
http://www.airport.lk/getting-arround/getting-arround.php

Once you finalize your travel details, please be in touch with Conference Organization Committee who will facilitate group transfers depending upon your flight schedules. They will also help you if you need any other options for travel pre and post conference.

For participants staying at the below mention hotels*, transport will be provided between hotel and the conference venue, Earls Regency hotel.

Royal Mall
Lady Hill
Galbangalawa
Heights Inn
PGI Rest 
Oakray

Please note that there won't be any other transfers between any other nearby hotels and the conference venue, Earl's Regency hotel.