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TMS Aluminum Cast Shop Science & Technology Course (Cast Shop 19)

May 6-10, 2019 • The Stanley Hotel • Athens, Greece


The Stanley Hotel
1 Odisseos Str, Karaiskaki Square
Athens P.C. 10437
Phone: +30 (211) 990 0900
Fax: +30 (210) 524 4611


Reservation Information
Rooms can be reserved at the TMS rate by booking through the hotel’s website, and entering the code “TMS” as the “Booking code” at the top of the reservation page.

Room Rates

  • 99 Euros/night for a standard room, single or double occupancy, plus tax
  • 115 Euros/night for a superior room, single or double occupancy, plus tax

Hotel room rates include a buffet breakfast in the hotel’s Ikaros restaurant, and wi-fi connections in guest rooms, meeting rooms, and public spaces of the hotel.

Accommodations must be secured by April 6, 2019.

Please note that discounted housing rates are not guaranteed once the block is full, or beyond April 6, 2019, whichever comes first.

About the Hotel

The Stanley Hotel is a 4 star hotel located in the center of Athens, Greece. Adjacent to a subway and a trolleybus stop, this venerable 1960s hotel with a relaxed environment and polished decor is 2 km from both the Acropolis of Athens and the Parthenon.

Rooms with balconies offer flat-screens, free Wi-Fi and mini fridges, as well as safes, and tea and coffeemakers. Upgraded rooms add minibars and lounge access; some feature Acropolis views. Suites also have whirlpool tubs and living areas. Room service is available.

There are two restaurants; one is on the rooftop and offers views of the Acropolis. Other amenities include a cafe/bar, a gym, and a seasonal rooftop pool with sun loungers.

Prepare for your Travel

The distance from International Athens Airport (ATH) is approximately 35 km (40 minutes) by car. Parking at the Stanley Hotel is free.

The hotel does not offer an airport shuttle. Travelers can hire a taxi from the airport. Fares vary based on vehicle type and number of passengers.

The Stanley Hotel and surrounding businesses accept Euros. Most businesses also accept major credit cards.

Obtain a Travel Visa for a Course Held in Greece

Visa Application Process
Course attendees from countries that require a visa to enter Greece are reminded that the process of obtaining a visa can take a minimum of three months. You are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and begin the application process early.

Request an Invitation Letter
To generate an official invitation letter for this course, please click the button below. To personalize the letter, follow the instructions and type in your information in the appropriate places. An invitation letter will then be e-mailed to the address provided. The letter can be printed and used as needed to obtain approval to attend this course. Please note that this letter does not guarantee you will be granted a visa. If you need additional assistance, e-mail Diana Grady, or call at +1–724–776–9000, ext. 256.


If you are neither a TMS member, nor a presenter, exhibitor, sponsor, or past attendee, then you must register and agree to attend the event for which the letter is requested.

TMS cannot send the letter to an embassy or consulate for you nor can we contact the embassy or consulate on your behalf. It is the sole responsibility of the attendee to obtain the necessary paperwork for entry to Greece. It is crucial for the success of the application to apply at least three months in advance. TMS may contact program participants (abstract submitters) to follow up on specific visa requirements and may provide customized letters and supporting documentation as needed. If you do not receive a timely response from TMS, please check your spam filter or junk e-mail folder for your letter.

For More Information

For more information about this meeting, please complete the meeting inquiry form or contact:

TMS Meeting Services
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Pittsburgh, PA 15237
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Other Countries: 1-724-776-9000
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