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TMS 2012: Housing and Travel
March 11-15, 2012 • Orlando, FL


Swan and Dolphin Transportation To/From Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Mears shuttle every hour (on the ½ hour):

  • Adult - Approx $20.00
  • Age 4-11 - Approx $16.00
  • Under Age 3 - Free
Please see the Mears desk at baggage claim to arrange your shuttle transfer.

Taxi: Approximate charge of $60.00 each way


Swan and Dolphin Headquarters Hotel: Swan and Dolphin Resort
The Swan and Dolphin hotels are ideally located in the heart of the Walt Disney World Resort, between Epcot and MGM Studios, with the Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme parks nearby. Beautiful tropical landscaping, tranquil waterways and classic art and architecture work together to create a truly extraordinary backdrop for the TMS 2012 Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

Overflow Hotel Added
Due to tremendous response and limited availability at the TMS 2012 Headquarters Hotel, the Swan and Dolphin Resort, attendees are invited to book reservations at the Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort. This premier hotel is conveniently located a short walk from the Swan and Dolphin and all of the conference events and activities. Click here to make a reservation.

Making Reservations
By booking here, you will receive exclusive benefits such as no service fees, immediate confirmations, instant reservation updates, plus our low rates beat any you'll find on the internet or by calling the hotel directly.

Reservations are being secured through Travel Planners through February 6. Lock in the lowest rates at the best hotels in Orlando, FL today:

Hotel Reservations
  Attendees  (Click button to make hotel reservations.)

   Government Attendees   (Click button to make hotel reservations.)
   Students   (Click button to make hotel reservations.)
   Exhibitor   (Click button to make hotel reservations.)
Prefer to book via telephone? No problem. Our friendly and knowledgeable agents are ready to take your calls Monday through Friday from 9:00AM 7:00PM ET at 800-221-3531 or 212-532-1660.


Obtain a Travel Visa
Meeting attendees from countries that require a visa to enter the United States are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa takes a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early. Visit the Travel Visa page to generate a custom letter and for more information.

TMS Members Only International Travel Resources
An extensive online library of tools is available on the TMS Members Only home page for help with acquiring a visa and preparing for travel to meetings or business events in the United States. Select "International Travel" from the tool bar on the left after logging in to access to articles and information, as well as links to official government and agency resources, updates, forms, and websites.

About Orlando
Orlando is home to some of the nation's greatest theme parks, but the city has much more to offer its visitors. Enrich your mind with diverse technical sessions and engage in professional networking during the day, then relax and enjoy the Walt Disney World attractions in the evening! Complimentary shuttle bus transportation is provided to many Walt Disney World resort locations and attractions, which are just minutes away. Learn more about the city, nearby attractions and more on the TMS 2012 About Orlando web page.


For additional information regarding the TMS Annual Meeting & Exhibition, please complete the TMS Meetings Mailing List Form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
184 Thorn Hill Road
Warrendale, PA 15086 USA
Tel: (724) 776-9000 x243
Fax: (724) 776-3770


General information on
TMS 2012 Housing and Travel

View instructions and create a customized visa letter

Learn about the local Orlando area and nearby attractions

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