[amsat-bb] Re: Important Information about Hotel Reservations

morsesat@optonline.net morsesat@optonline.net
Thu Aug 24 11:02:57 PDT 2006

Yes, even the in country reservations is coming up with the same problems.  I had to call the hotel and arrange for dates prior to the Symposium.  There was no problem getting rooms, just would like to get a bit cheaper on the days prior.
Anyway, I plan to enjoy the visit.  See you ALL then!

----- Original Message -----
From: Emily Clarke 
Date: Thursday, August 24, 2006 1:52 pm
Subject: [amsat-bb] Important Information about Hotel Reservations
To: amsat-bb@amsat.org

> It seems like we are running into a similar problem with the 
> Intercontinental Reservation system as we did in Washington and 
> Lafayette. When this happens, people making reservations are 
> told 
> that there are no rooms available. After speaking with the 
> hotel we 
> know what is happening and why, and it is really a bug in the 
> reservation software that affects both the online system and the 
> system the customer service representatives use.
> It is important to understand how the discounted rate system 
> works in 
> order to reserve your rooms successfully. We have a block of 
> rooms 
> set aside from the 4th through the 10th of October, and the 
> discounted rate code only applies during that period. If you 
> book a 
> room outside that range the reservation software will tell you 
> (or a 
> customer service representative) that there are no rooms available.
> Here are some additional steps that will guide you to a 
> successful 
> reservation:
> 1) Make a reservation for within the dates of the 4th through 
> the 
> 10th using the AMS discount code.
> 2) Make a second (or third if necessary) for dates before and 
> after 
> that range.
> If you have difficulties call the hotel directly at (650) 570-
> 5700 or 
> call at 1-877-2-CROWNE. Be sure to give them the AMS discount 
> code 
> and explain the reservations you need as described above.
> You must make your reservations prior to September 13 to qualify 
> for 
> the discounted rate!
> Please Note: The symposium rate is for a standard room - you can 
> upgrade to an executive room
> or suite at a discounted rate.
> 73,
> Emily
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