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ABOUT GOA

GOA

Goa is the "jewel of the crown of India," situated along the Western coast and the Arabian Sea. It is India's smallest state, but also one of the most beautiful with a range of scenery to enjoy from gorgeous beaches to quaint fishing villages. In Goa, you'll find a wealth of history, beauty, and adventure. 

ATTRACTIONS/THINGS TO DO

With its rich history, culture and scenic views, there is no shortage of things to see and do in Goa. Below are just a few:

  • Basilica of Bom Jesus - A UNESCO World Heritage Site (22 mi/26km from hotel)
  • Butterly Beach (10mi/17km from hotel)
  • Leopard Valley Goa (10mi/17km from hotel)
  • Palolem Beach (12mi/20km from hotel)


RESTAURANTS & DINING

The meeting hotel, the Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach, has several restaurants and bars to offer.  They are:

  • Upper Deck (all-day dining and coffee shop)
  • The Table (modern coastal delicacies)
  • Sagres Lounge (relaxing, casual environment)
  • Greco (authentic Greek cuisine)


GETTING AROUND GOA

Learn about transportation options within Goa on the Goa Department of Tourism website and Goa-Tourism.com.



2024 HOTEL INFORMATION

RADISSON BLU RESORT GOA CAVELOSSIM BEACH - MEETING HEADQUARTERS

The 40th Annual Meeting of the Histiocyte Society will take place at the Radisson Blu Resort Goa Cavelossim Beach in Goa, India in Goa, India.  Situated on the coast of the Arabian Sea near Cavelossim Beach, Radisson Blu is an inspiring blend of Goan architecture and Portuguese culture. Approximately an hour commute from Dabolim International Airport (GOI), allow the stress of everyday life to melt away in their stunning accommodations. Onsite you will find 132 rooms and suites with private balconies, complemented perfectly with their on-site SOHUM spa, relaxing free-form pool, and gourmet restaurants, not to mention it's less than a 10-minute walk to the beautiful Cavolossim Beach.


HOTEL BOOKING INFORMATION

We have been able to secure an incredible rate for our attendees of just 10,000 Indian rupees per night (Approx $120 per night), however booking instructions must be followed exactly in order to receive this amazing discount. This price includes a full buffet breakfast each morning and is a specially negotiated, non-refundable rate available only to our attendees and via the instructions below.

There are several different room types, most of which are located within beautiful, colorful villas. Every villa has 4 separate guest rooms, each with its own private entrance and en suite. They also offer a single hallway of typical hotel rooms, as well, for the same great pricing. 

BOOKING INSTRUCTIONS:

To book your room at Radisson Blu Cavelossim Beach, please send an email to sales2@rdresortgoa.com with the following information:

  • Event Name: 40th Annual Meeting of the Histiocyte Society
  • Full name of guest(s)
  • Check in and Check out dates
  • Number of rooms
  • Occupancy (Single/Double; # of children, if any and their ages) 

Once these details are received by the hotel, they will confirm your reservation and send you a link for payment.

PLEASE NOTE: Full payment is required at the time of booking.

Be sure to book your room early, as this pricing is only available until August


OTHER AREA HOTELS

In addition to the Radisson Blu, there are several other hotel options within a very short distance.  Those hotels include:

  • More info coming soon!


2024 TRAVEL INFORMATION

Airports

The most convenient airport to fly into is the Goa International Airport in Dabolim, located approximately an hour from the Radisson Blu.  Registration for the meeting will cover the cost of group transfer both to and from the airport, which will be coordinated as time gets closer. The hotel is a 1-hour taxi ride from the airport. 

A second airport, Manohar International Airport, is located approximately an hour and 45 minutes from the resort.  We can also arrange transport from this airport which will be coordinated as time gets closer.

Visas

Visas will be required for most attendees and the Histiocyte Society is happy to provide letters for anyone who needs them.  More information on this will be forthcoming very soon.




About the Society

The Histiocyte Society is a nonprofit organization of more than 200 physicians and scientists from around the world committed to improving the lives of patients with histiocytic disorders by conducting clinical and laboratory research into the causes and treatment of this disease.

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secretariat@histiocytesociety.org
Phone: +1 856 589 6606 
Fax: +1 856 589 6614
332 N Broadway
Pitman, NJ 08071 USA

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