Shuttle buses would depart from the following hotels (Hilton Colombo, Taj Samudra, Omega Regency, Jetwing Colombo Seven, Galadari, The Kingsbury, Cinnamon Lakeside) to the conference venue each morning at 7.30am. There will be conference representatives at the lobby of these hotels from 7.15am onwards next to a conference banner to help you out. Please show them a printed copy or copy on your phone of your registration sheet. If you have already paid for the conference, you will be provided a lanyard by our representative. At the conference you can directly collect the conference pack and proceed to the venue. If you haven’t paid or attending as an accompanying person, you will have to proceed directly to the information desk to collect your lanyard.
There will be shuttle buses from the conference venue back to your hotels as follows:
- On Monday 9th -at 11.00am, 2.00pm and 4.00pm. For the Gala Dinner, a shuttle bus will originate from the aforesaid hotels at 5.00pm. Those who plan to join this are requested to inform the information helpline provided with the conference information pack.
- On Tuesday 10th – at 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm
- On Wednesday 11th at 1.00 pm, 2.00 pm and 4.00 pm. For those attending the Farewell Party , a shuttle bus will originate from the aforesaid hotels at 5.00pm. Those who plan to join this are requested to inform the information helpline provided with the conference information pack.
Shuttle buses will depart back to hotels after the conference on each day.
If you miss the shuttle buses or staying at a different location, you may have to find your own way to the conference location. Uber and several other ride hailing apps are in operations in Sri Lanka (PickMe, SLT muve, etc.). It usually costs around USD 3.50 per trip on a taxi from Colombo Central Business District to the conference venue. The fare would be even cheaper if you were to use a tuk-tuk.
If you have any queries, feel free to contact the information helpline that will be provided to you with the conference information pack when you arrive at the conference venue.
Flying on SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines is pleased to offer all EASTS 2019 participants and accompanying persons a 15 % discount on economy class airfare and a 10% discount on business class airfare (on the prevailing market fare at the time of ticketing) for travelling to Sri Lanka, from our online stations which presently are as follows:
Indian Sub Continent: Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Cochin, Bangalore, Trichy, Trivandrum, Madurai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Lahore, Karachi, Dhaka, Male, Gan Islands, Seychelles
Far East: Singapore, Beijing, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Shanghai, Canton, Tokyo, Jakarta, Melbourne
Middle East: Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh, Dammam, Jeddah, Doha, Kuwait, Muscat, Bahrain
Please note that to avail of these discounts, ticketing will have to be done directly at our UL offices and not through agents and proof of registration will be needed (please submit your registration confirmation).
*All related taxes must be paid for separately and are not discountable)
You may find all contact details of our offices on our corporate website https://www.srilankan.
For inquires, please contact:
M | I |C| E Promotions Executive | Srilankan Airlines Ltd.
SriLankan Holidays, 28, De Vos Avenue, Colombo 4, Sri Lanka.
Tel :0197333720, Fax : 0197335143, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org,