Conference Venue: MARMARIS / TURKEY (Sendito Orka Lotus Beach Hotel)
MARMARIS is preferred by enthusiasts of adventure and discovery as well as the business world. Marmaris,Turkey with its meeting facilities and an outstanding location provides the perfect combination of guest satisfaction and comfortable accommodation facilities. The conference hotel that has Turkish bath, fitness center, health club, indoor and outdoor swimming pools offers guests all required equipment for comfortable accommodation.
HOW TO ACCESS THE CONFERENCE VENUE
Sendito Orka Lotus Beach Hotel (Conference Center) located at a distance of about 85 km from the Dalaman Airport. It is possible to take a taxi from the airport directly to the Hotel. Or if you inform our organization agency when you will arrive at the airport, They can take you from the gazipaşa airport to the Hotel of the FONGAR Conference in a low fee.
In Marmaris the local time zone is GMT+2 and time is always used on 24 hours.
CURRENCY & CREDIT CARDS
Official currency in Turkey is Turkish Lira (TL) ATM’s are widely available in Marmaris and you should have no problem if you land in the city with nothing but a credit card. Credit cards, however, are usually not accepted by most government agencies, public museums or other historic places run by the government. You may frequently have to run to an ATM and withdraw some cash to cover for such expenses.
VISA and Master Card credit cards are accepted by almost every merchant, shops, or cafe and restaurant. Almost all banks’ provide the option of making withdrawals in multiple types of currencies such as US Dollar, Euro or Turkish Lira.
Exchanging money is possible almost everywhere in Alanya, You can change currency and get cash in Turkish Lira at the airport, through banks or exchange bureaus, or directly from any ATM. Exchange bureaus are very popular, especially in touristic areas and are generally easy to spot. Exchanging almost every currency is possible, and bureaus charge no commission while the exchange rates may slightly differ from one another.
Proper travel and health insurance are strongly recommended to all conference participants.
CLIMATE & CLOTHING
Located in the West of Turkey, Marmaris reflects the characteristics of Egean Sea climate. Due to its geographical location, the weather in Marmaris is an elite holiday destination with its clear sea, sandy beaches, historical places and windsurf.
The spring season will experience a small amount of rainfall however it is not enough to hamper any sight-seeing excursions as rainfall periods are short and normally do not last longer than a couple of hours. The average temperature in April is about 25 degree Celcius.