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The capital of the Netherlands is one of Europe’s most frequently visited cities. As the Lonely Planet notes, ‘Amsterdam combines a huge case of big city exuberance with smalltown manageability; it doesn’t take much more than chaining your bike to a bridge to feel like you’ve got a handle on the place.’ It is this mixture that makes Amsterdam a pleasure to visit or live in. It is a real cosmopolitan capital and one of Europe’s most beautiful at that, with an enormous number of attractions. It is...
Currency: Euro (€, EUR) Time zone: GMT +1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Saturday in October) Language: Dutch is the official language in the Netherlands but English is widely spoken. The official conference language is English and no translation/interpretation services will be offered. Telephone codes: Netherlands Phone Code: 31; Amsterdam Area Code: 20; Amsterdam Dial Code: +31 20 Electricity: 230 volts AC, 50Hz; round two-pin plugs are standard....
Hotel Okura Amsterdam is located on the banks of the Amstel Canal, close to the financial, cultural and entertainment district of Amsterdam. The city´s motorways are easy accessible and Schiphol International Airport is only a 15 minute drive away. By car From all directions, follow Ring Amsterdam (A10). Take exit RAI (S109) and follow direction RAI/Centrum (S109) at the traffic lights. Follow the signs direction Amsterdam-Zuid (S109). You drive straight on (passing the RAI Congress...
To travel to EuCheMS OMC 2017, we recommend flying to Schiphol Amsterdam Airport (AMS). Schiphol is one of Europe’s largest airports, with over 150 direct connections in Europe alone. To identify a direct flight connection near your location, we recommend using the ERASMUS On-Line booking system . ...