International Union for the Study of Social Insects (IUSSI2018), August 5-10, 2018 in Guarujá, Brazil.

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The meeting will be held at the Casa Grande Hotel Resort and Spa, a five-star seafront resort which currently offers 265 rooms.
An arrangement with Hardy Tours has been established to ensure the special fares we have negotiated for the meeting. Note that if you try to book directly with the hotel you may not find rooms available, or the rates may be different.
Use this Hardy Tours link to make reservations for the hotel.

About the Hotel

The Casa Grande Hotel and Resort is a 5-star beach front resort in a Brazilian colonial style locate in a 45,000 m2 area that encompasses a tropical palm tree garden, outdoor and indoor swimming pools and a kids house with two heated swimming pools and several games and activities. The hotel is an International Class Resort which is a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World”, matching charm and service to please the demands of the most sophisticated international client. The hotel has 265 rooms, 3 cottages and 6 master suites decorated in contemporary style, most of them with balconies that face the ocean or the tropical gardens. The hotel is located in Guarujá island at one of the most ritzy areas of the Enseada Beach, a beautiful 5-km long white sand strip. The 265 rooms available for this event include high speed internet access, remote-controlled cable LCD TV, in-room bar, hairdryers, irons and ironing boards, voice mail telephones, private safe and central A/C. The confirmed guaranteed rate for the event is US$ 190 for a single room, US$ 223 for a double room and US$ 290 for a triple room. This rate includes daily meals (breakfast and lunch, served at one the hotel several restaurants) and access to all the hotel amenities (but not the Spa).

About the booking company Hardy tours

Address: Rua Rui Barbosa, 1330 - Higenopolis

City: Ribeirao Preto - SP | Zip Code: 14010-120

Phone Number: +55 (16) 3977-3977

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Hotel and transfer information

Casa Grande Hotel Resort & SPA

Av. Miguel Stéfano, 1001 - Guarujá/SP

Check in: 16:00hs /04pm

Check out: 12:00hs


The special daily rates Include WiFi, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner for: 


Aug 5 - Dinner

Aug 6-9 - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Aug 10 - Breakfast and Lunch


Transfer from and to Guarulhos (São Paulo) International Airport

Transfer arrangements for arrivals on August 4 and 5 and departures on August 11 can now be made through Hardy Tours. Transfer bookings will be open to all participants, independent of whether the stay is booked at Casa Grande Hotel. The arrival and departure point of the transfers will, however, be at Casa Grande Hotel, if no separate agreement has been made.