Venue Address:

Department of Parks and Wildlife
Technology Park, Western Precinct, 17 Dick Perry Avenue, Kensington WA 6151

 

Important Dates

Author notification:
Fri 26th September

Early bird:
Fri 22nd August

Author registration:
Fri 3rd October

Conference:
26th – 28th November

 

 

Registration

How to Register

Online Registration

Registration Brochure

All registrations must be made online via this conference website.

Registrations must be completed by 22 August 2014 to qualify for early bird rates. Following this date, the conference rates will differ as per the table below.

Tickets to the social functions are not included in the registration fees unless specified otherwise. You may indicate your attendance for any social functions during registration.

Please note that it is essential for all participants including invited speakers, delegates and presenters to register.

It is the responsibility of delegates to arrange their own travel insurance and visa for travel to and from Australia.

 

Entitlements

Member/Non Member full registration entitles delegates to the following:

1. Entry to all sessions

2. Name Badge

3. Satchel

4. Program

5. Morning and Afternoon Teas, Lunches

6. Conference BBQ at Yanchep [additional tickets available for purchase]

 

Student full registration entitles delegates to the following:

1. Entry to all sessions

2. Name Badge

3. Satchel

4. Program

5. Morning and Afternoon Teas, Lunches

 

Conference Registration Prices

Early Bird*

Standard

Member**

$525

$625

Non Member

$695

$795

Student**

$295

Day Registration Member**

$375

Day Registration Non-Member

$445

Yanchep Dinner Ticket

$150

Breakfast Function at South Perth Yacht Club

$66

All prices are in Australian Dollars incl. of GST and are subject to change.

* Early bird registrations must be booked and paid before 22 August 2014.

**Appropriate identification must be provided to qualify for a concessional rate. Should you wish to become a member please follow the link www.intltourismstudies.com/join-itsa/

 

Registration Desk

Delegates are encouraged to check in early on Wednesday 26th November to avoid delays. The conference registration desk will be open from 8am – 5pm on Wednesday 26th November – Friday 28th November 2014. Delegates will receive all conference materials upon registering at the registration desk, located in the foyer of Department of Parks & Wildlife.

 

Payment of Fees

Registrations will not be processed or confirmed until payment in full is received. Payment may be made by cheque or credit card. MasterCard and Visa are the credit cards accepted for the Conference. Please note all transactions by credit card will appear on your statement as payment to Success Events Management.

Cheques should be made payable to Promaco Conventions. Your name and full address should be typed or printed clearly on the back of the cheque. Cheque payments from overseas must be a bank cheque in Australian Dollars drawn on an Australian Bank. No other currency will be accepted.

International bank transfers are accepted for this conference. The SWIFT Code and Account number required for international transfers will be shown on the registration confirmation invoice. This invoice will also show your confirmation number. It is important that delegates reference their confirmation number in their online transfer. Promaco will not be responsible for any lost international transfers.

Promaco Conventions charge AUD$50 to all delegates paying by international bank transfers to cover international and currency fees that are charged by the Australian bank. Please contact your bank provider to check for any other fees you might incur in transferring internationally.

Payments from overseas bank must be paid in Australian Dollars. No other currency will be accepted.

 

Confirmation

You will receive an acknowledgement of receipt and a confirmation number once you have submitted your registration. Please check your confirmation carefully. Any changes in your registration (additions, with accompanying payment or cancellations), must be made in writing to The Secretariat, Promaco Conventions no later than Friday 14th November 2014.

 

Booking your Hotel

Rooms at various hotels have been held by Promaco Conventions on behalf of the delegates. To take full advantage of the block bookings available for the conference, hotel bookings are to be made through Promaco Conventions by Monday 27th of October 2014. Full payments of hotel must be made for Promaco to confirm your booking. Rooms are available to be booked online when registering for the conference. Please refer to the conference website for Accommodation policies and procedures.

 

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Cancellations must be notified in writing to the Conference Secretariat.

Registration Fees: Please note, cancellations before 26th September will receive a full refund minus a A$110 admin fee. Cancellations made after 26th September will receive a 50% refund minus a A$110 admin fee. No refunds will be provided after 17th October 2014.

Hotel Cancellation: Cancellation of hotel before 20th of October will result in full refund of room nights. Cancellation after this date will result in cancellation fee of one night’s accommodation retained by the hotel.

 

Visas/Customs/Immigration

Anyone who is not an Australian citizen requires a valid Visa/Electronic Travel Authority to enter and spend time in Australia. All foreign nationals MUST obtain a Visa/ETA before travelling to Australia from their home country.

Visas are available from Australian Visa Offices such as Australian Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates. For the location of your nearest Australian Consulate, go to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s website at www.immi.gov.au/.

Customs Requirements: www.customs.gov.au.

Promaco Conventions will happily send delegates a Visa invitation letter that will help with visa application. However, an invitation letter can only be sent to delegates who have fully paid for conference fees.

The conference will not be responsible for delegates who have been denied a visa to Australia.

All visitors should apply for a visa at least two months prior to their intended date of departure.
Note: For the purposes of attending the ITSA event, the participants may wish to consider applying for one of the following visas, based on their role at the event.

  1. Visitor (Subclass 600) visa in the business visitor stream – should be used by conference participants, unless they are being paid by an organiser in Australia for their participation.
  2. Temporary Work (Short Stay Activity) (Subclass 400) visa – should be used by those who are being paid by an organisation in Australia for their participation in a conference
  3. Where to lodge paper-based visa applications in China
    The department has an agreement with VFS Global to provide Australian visa lodgement services through an Australian Visa Application Centre (AVAC). For information on how to lodge a visa application in China, please go to: www.china.embassy.gov.au/bjng/DIAC07092012p23en.html or www.china.embassy.gov.au/bjngchinese/DIAC07092012p1cn.html

 

Insurance Advice

Registration fees do not include insurance of any kind. It is strongly recommended that at the time you register for the Conference and book your travel, you take out an insurance policy of your choice. The policy should include (1) loss of fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the conference; (2) loss through cancellation of the conference; (3) loss of international/domestic air fares through cancellation for any reason including force majeure, medical expenses, loss or damage to person or property, additional expenses; and (4) repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. The secretariat cannot take any responsibility in the event of industrial disruptions OR for any participant failing to arrange his or her own insurance.