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Sheraton Hotel

The seminar will be held in Sheraton Hotel, Surabaya, Indonesia. Situated in the heart of Surabaya, Sheraton Surabaya Hotel and Towers is close to Tunjungan Plaza, Grahadi, and Joko Dolog Statue. Also nearby are BG Junction and Bambu Runcing Monument. Sheraton Surabaya is directly connected to Tunjungan Plaza Shopping Mall, and is 1 km from the World Trade Center Building. It is 5 km from Surabaya Zoo and is a 45-minute drive from Juanda International Airport. Click here for further information about Sheraton Hotel Surabaya.

International flight routes that served directly by the International Airport Juanda is to Bandar Seri Begawan (Brunei Darussalam); Hong Kong (Hong Kong); Johor Bahru, Kuala Lumpur, Penang (Malaysia): Jeddah, Madinah (Saudi Arabia); Singapore (Singapore); Taiwan Taoyuan, Taipei (Taiwan); Don Mueang International Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi Bangkok (Thailand), and Guangzhou (China).


Accommodation


Other Hotel around Sheraton Hotel

Other hotels around ITS could be easily found by helping of online travel sites for example:

  1. Tripadvisor
  2. Agoda
  3. Traveloka
  4. etc

Transportation

The city is served by Juanda International Airport. For trains, the city has several stations. They are Surabaya Kota (better known as Semut), Pasar Turi and Gubeng. The main bus terminal is Purabaya (also known as Bungurasih, the area where it is located).

Transportation in Surabaya is supported by the infrastructure of land transport, sea and air that could serve the local trip, regional, and international. The transport of the city is supported by public transport of the city transport, taxis, and the city bus. Surabaya is also a transit city between Jakarta and Bali for ground transportation. Many tourists go through the city of Surabaya for sightseeing before they go back to Jakarta or continue their journey to Bali. Another bus routes are between Jakarta and the neighboring island of Madura.

Tanjung Perak is the main port of the city and is one of the busiest ports in the country. Nowadays, it is also one of the top ten busiest cargo ports in Southeast Asia. Although the port is nearly traditionally administered, it is also used to carry modern cargo ships worldwide. The other port of the city is located in Gresik, a city which is located less than an hour drive from Surabaya city centre to Gresik via highway. In the future, Gresik will be the location for the new harbor and Tanjung Perak will be demolished and will be redeveloped as a recreation area for Surabaya.

Juanda International Airport is the second busiest airport in Indonesia in terms of transit passengers. Many passengers transit through the airport. It is famous as a transit airport between West and East Indonesia and it is also a hub airport of many airlines. In the future, the international airport activities will be removed to the new airport somewhere at Lamongan. However, domestic airport activities will remain at the old airport.

(Source: Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia)


Visa


 

Visa Application
For social/cultural purposes.

Preliminary
Visa we are about to describe (also you are should apply in order to be able to join this seminar) is issued by the Indonesian Embassy. This type of visa issued for one time travel, applicants who are going to Indonesia for purpose such like seminar.

Requirements
Visa Application submitted to the Head of Representative of the Republic Indonesia overseas with filling out the form and attach these requirements:
Valid passport and still valid for at least 6 (six) months;
Letter of guarantee from the Guarantor;
The evidence has cost of living for themselves and / or their families while in Indonesia Region;
A return ticket or tickets waterway to continue the journey to other countries; and
Full coloured photo size 4cm x 6cm.

To obtain visa-free and visa on arrival, stranger must submit this such requirements:

Valid passport and still valid for at least 6 (six) months; and
A return ticket or tickets waterway to continue the journey to other countries.

Besides to the requirements referred to in point 2, to obtain a visa on arrival for Stranger who are not from certain countries must also attach requirements:

Letter request from the Government or private institutions; and
Letter of approval of the Minister or a designated official.

Procedures
Visa Application submitted to the Head of Representative of the Republic of Indonesia abroad;
Immigration officials checked requirements have been raised by strangers;
In terms of the requirements have been met and have made payments in accordance with the provisions of the legislation, the visa should be issued by Immigration Officer within 3 business days.
In terms of the House of Representatives of the Republic Indonesia has been no immigration officers, examination and publication of Visa visits carried out by the Official of The Foreign Service.

Visa Free
Tourists holding passport from the following 20 countries are eligible to enter and remain in Indonesia without a visa for 30 days.
1. Australia
2. Brunei
3. Cambodia
4. Chile
5. China
6. Ecuador
7. Hong Kong
8. Japan
9. Laos
10. Macau
11. Malaysia
12. Morocco
13. Myanmar
14. Peru
15. Philippines
16. Russia
17. Singapore
18. South Korea
19. Thailand
20. Vietnam

Visa on Arrival (VOA)
Nationals of the following 57 countries may apply for a Visa on Arrival for a length of stay of 30 days by paying US$35 at major entry points.

European Union All European Union citizens EXCEPT Croatia, also the citizens of countries listed below:
1. Algeria
2. Argentina
3. Bahrain
4. Brazil
5. Canada
6. Egypt
7. Fiji
8. Iceland
9. India
10. Kuwait
11. Libya
12. Liechtenstein
13. Maldives
14. Mexico
15. Monaco
16. New Zealand
17. Norway
18. Oman
19. Panama
20. Qatar
21. Saudi Arabia
22. South Africa
23. Suriname
24. Switzerland
25. Taiwan
26. Timor-Leste
27. Tunisia
28. Turkey
29. United Arab Emirates
30. United States
Visa before arrival

Nationals who are not eligible for visa free or VOA need to apply the visa at an Indonesian embassy or consulate.

Nationals of Afghanistan, Cameroon, Guinea, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Liberia, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, and Somalia are require an approval from Immigration Office in Indonesia before travelling for Business, Tourist and Social Visits purposes. This policy is called “Indonesian Calling Visa”, a visa that is issued upon approval.

The Organizing Committee (OC) may be requested to help in some important matters related to visa requirements, but the OC does not guarantee on visa approval.

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