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The First International Conference on Advances in Databases, Knowledge, and Data Applications

DBKDA 2009

March 1-6, 2009 - Cancun, Mexico

Hotels and Travel


Shuttle instructions are available here. It covers what to do once you arrive at the airport, all the way until you get to the shuttle. It is a long document but well worth reading.

Travel Information

The closest airport is Cancun International Airport. The airport is located 24 Km/15 miles away from the hotel, about 20 minutes driving time.

Driving directions

Take airport access road going east and follow signs to Zona Resortera. Proceed north on Boulevard Kukulcán, the main street extending along Cancún Island. Resort is located on the right approximately 0.5 km (one-third mile) north of the Km 17 marker.

Alternative transportation

Shared vans are about $10 to $15, and authorized taxis are above $36.


Specific visa requirements vary depending on your country of citizenship. Consult this official page for details:

Conference Hotels information

Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun

Blvd. Kukulkán km 16.5, Zona hotelera
77500, Cancún, Q.Roo.

Internet and sessions

Free IEEE 802.11b wireless Internet access will be provided during all the conference in the conference area.


The currency is the Peso. Most banks and bank machines accept most international credit cards.


In March, temperatures are between 71F/22C and 84F/29C.


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