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The Venue

The Arts Centre, International School of Geneva http://www.ecolint.ch/
62, route de Chene CH-1208 Geneva Switzerland
Tel: +41 (0)22 787 24 00

The Character Education for a Challenging Century will take place at the International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissiere campus, in Geneva, Switzerland.  Situated a few minutes away from Geneva city centre, La Grande Boissière is Ecolint’s historical birthplace and the largest of our three campuses. With its 17 buildings ranging from a 17th century castle to modern architecture and a verdant forested area, our campus provides an exceptional learning environment for our students and reflects the school’s development over many decades.

 

Accommodations

A number of rooms have been pre-booked at preferential rates at the following hotels:

 

Novotel

 

Angélique CADO | Reservation Manager | Novotel Genève Centre | Rue de Zurich 19 | 1201 Genève |
+41 (0)22 909 91 20 | ) +41 (0)22 909 90 01
novotel.com l accorhotels.com | h3133@accor.com

To make your reservations at Novotel Genéve Centre at the preferential rate, complete the booking form.  Reservations must be made by September 19th by sending the form by email to Angelique Cado, Reservations Services.  Preferred rates mentioned below are valid per room, per night related to the event.

  • Classic single occupancy, per night at the rate of 240 CHF
  • Classic double occupancy, per night at the rate of 270 CHF

 

ibis

 

ibis Genève Centre Nations | Rue de Grand Pré 33-35 | 1202 Genève
Tél.: +41 (0)22 919 20 37 | Fax : +41 (0)22 919 20 40 |  h8069-re@accor.com

To make your reservations at ibis Genève Centre Nations at the preferential rate, complete the booking form.  Reservations must be made by October 1st by sending the form by email to Marine Paillance, Reservations Services.  Preferred rates mentioned below are valid per room, per night related to the event.

  • Classic Single occupancy room, per night for October 21, 22, 23 at the rate of CHF 180
  • Classic Single occupancy room, per night for October 24 at the rate of CHF 154
  • Classic Double occupancy room, per night for October 21, 22, 23 at the rate of CHF 195
  • Classic Double occupancy room, per night for October 24 at the rate of CHF 169

 

Hotel Calvy

 

Hotel Calvy | 5, Ruelle du Midi | 1207 Genève
Tel. : +41 22 718 16 16 | Fax : +41 22 718 16 70 | www.calvy.ch

To make your reservations at Hotel Calvy at the preferential rate, please contact Fabiola Motta and state that you are attending the Global Education Character Conference at the International School of Geneva.

  • Classic Single occupancy room: at the rate of CHF 150 per room, per night
  • Classic Double/Twin room: at the rate of 180 CHF per room, per night

For other hotel information, we can recommend visiting Hotels in Geneva Switzerland (http://www.geneve-tourisme.ch/en/accommodation/hotels/)

Local transport
General transportation information can be found here: http://www.geneva.info/transport/

Transport from GVA Airport to Geneva City
The most convenient way to get from/to the Airport to/from city is by public transport:

Free Ticket : On arrival to Geneva by the plane, at the airport you can claim a free Unireso ticket for 80 minutes for public transport in Zone 10 – Tout Geneve (central Geneva area, including Airport and most hotels). The ticket machine for free tckets is located at the baggage reclaim hall. You will need to provide a valid plane ticket in case of beeing controlled by the ticket inspection.

Regular Ticket: You can use single UNIRESO Zone 10 ticket to get to/from the Airport. Ticket costs CHF 3.50, as Geneva Airport belongs to Zone 10.
Unireso is united network of public tranport and thus you can use the ticket for bus, train, tram or boat (see below).

Train: Train departures every 12 to 20 minutes from the Geneva Airport to Gare Cornavin Railway Station and back. One way takes 6 minutes.
See the train timetable for trains deparure and arrival times to and from Geneva Airport – Geneva Gare Cornavin.
First train from Geneva to GVA Airport goes at 4:43 am and last one at 0:07.
First train from GVA Airport to Geneva goes at 5:07 and last train goes at 0:51.
Train exit is located at the Airport Shopping Center and You need to walk 5 minutes through it to get to Terminal.

Bus: City buses connecting Airport to Geneva stop every 9 to 15 minutes at the Geneva Airport, close to the Check-in. Buses 5 and 10 will transport you to Gare Routiere bus station or Bel-Air in 12 - 18 minutes.
Bus # 5: Aéroport – Gare Cornavin – Bel-Air – Museum – Thônex-Vallard
Bus # 10: Aéroport – Gare Cornavin – Bel-Air – Place des Eaux-Vives – Rive
Bus # 23: Aéroport – Lignon – Grand-Lancy – ZIPLO
Bus # 28: Parfumerie – Vernier – Aéroport – Grand-Saconnex – Nations – Jardin-Botanique
Bus stops directly at the Airport Terminal.

Taxis: Available at taxi stand. Maximum 4 passengers. Average SFr. 25-35 per trip. 15-30 minute duration.

Free Hotel Shuttles:
Several Swiss hotels offers free shuttle from Geneva Aiport to the hotel and back:
- Crowne Plaza
- Express by Holiday Inn
- Ibis
- Mövenpick Genève
- Nash Airport Hotel
- NH Geneva Airport Hotel
- Starling Geneva Hotel & Conference Center