Travel and Housing

Air Travel
Cheju Island is within an hour's flight from Seoul, Pusan, Kwangju, or Taegu and direct flights from Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Sendai are also available. There are more than 35 flights a day from Seoul (Kimpo Airport) to Cheju International Airport on Korean Air (KAL) and Asiana Airlines. Since there will be lots of traveling during the month of August, please reserve your plane ticket as soon as possible.   As of March 29, all international arrivals and departures are received at the new Incheon Interantional Airport.  The connecting flight to Cheju is only available from Kimpo airport (the former international airport) and you are required to travel from Incheon to Kimpo by the ground transportations.  Many shuttle bus service between two airport is available and takes about 40 minutes.

Transportation
The Cheju Shilla is 50 minutes from the Cheju International Airport by car or airport limousine bus. Limousine buses (No. 600) run every 15 minutes (from 06:20 to 21:50) and the fare is 3,300 Korean Won. Limousine bus runs on routes from Airport Crown Plaza Hotel Yoemiji Botanical Complex Hyatt Regency Cheju Cheju Shilla Hotel (Green Villa, Hana Hotel) station. Approximate taxi fare from Cheju Airport to Hotel Shilla is about 25,000 Korean Won(US$ 20).

Hotel Reservation
Hotel Reservations for Cheju Shilla, Green Villa and Hana Hotels will be made through the conference secretariat. Rooms preserved for the conference ranges from DeLuxe (5 stars) to C (4 stars). The Hotel Booking Form has to be mailed or faxed to the conference secretariat by May 31.

 
Type
Rate
Cheju Shilla Hotel (5 stars)
Double/Single
155,000 Korean Won
Green Villa (5 stars)*
Double/Single
130,000 Korean Won
Hana Hotel (4 stars)*
Double/Single
70,000 Korean Won

*Includes 10% tax and 10% service charge (Rooms are limited).
Foreign currency exchange rate is about 1,300 Korean Won /1 US Dollar (as of August, 2001) and the daily rate may change.

Passport and Visa
All non-Korean citizens attending the conference should have a valid passport and some may need an entry visa as well. For detailed information please contact the Republic of Korean Embassy or Consulate Office nearest your location.

Insurance Disclaimer
While the organizers of the conference make every effort to ensure the safety and well-being of every participant and accompanying persons of the conference they will not be responsible for any accident or damage that may occur during the conference. It is advised that participants takeout adequate travel and health insurance before leaving their countries.

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