General Information

Hotel Information:
The Hyatt Regency Hilton Head, an ocean-front hotel, is the Island's premier facility.

Conference attendees can register at the discounted rate of $140 single or double per night. (This rate is good until all the rooms in our block are reserved or October 12 whichever comes first.) To make your accommodations, call the Hyatt Regency at 1-843-785-1234. Be sure to specify that you are attending the ATA Annual Conference.

For a full refund, guaranteed reservations must be cancelled seven days prior to arrival to ensure advance deposit refund.

The Hyatt Regency is an ADA-compliant property.

Registration Desk Hours:  
Tuesday, November 3
Wednesday, November 4
Thursday, November 5
Friday, November 6
Saturday, November 7
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 7:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 5:00 pm
7:30 am - 12:00 noon

Job Exchange:
The Job Exchange is one of the most popular features of ATA's Annual Conference. The Exchange offers freelance and independent contractors an excellent opportunity to network and market their services while agency owners and employers peruse resumes and meet prospective contractors and employees.

Child Care:
Child care services can be arranged at the Concierge desk at the Hyatt Regency. The hotel offers "Camp Hyatt" for children ages 3 to 12.

Smoking Policy:
Smoking is not allowed in any meeting rooms or reception areas.

Go to Optional Leisure Tours for details and schedule.

Hilton Head Airport is approximately 8 minutes from the hotel. Savannah International Airport is located approximately 40 minutes from Hilton Head Island.

Ground Transportation:
Low Country Adventures provides shuttle service from the Savannah Airport to Hilton Head Island. Their counter is located on the lower level of the airport. Vans depart regularly with a round-trip fare of $42 and a one-way fare of $24. Reservations can be arranged in advance by phoning 843-681-8212 or 800-845-5582.

Taxis are readily available at the Savannah Airport at a fare of $55 one-way and at the Hilton Head airport at $12 one-way.

Special Travel Discounts:
ATA once again offers the services of Conventions in America to help you with your travel arrangements. Conference attendees are eligible for the following: on US Airways, save 5% on the lowest applicable fares; some restrictions apply. Or, save 10% on the lowest unrestricted coach fares, with seven-day advance purchase. Or, take an additional 5% off with a minimum 60-day advance purchase. (These rates are good for travel between November 1-11, 1998.)

Call Conventions in America, ATA's official travel agency, for the lowest available fares on any airline and discounts on the official carrier. Receive free flight insurance of $100,000, seat assignments, senior discounts, and easy ticketless travel available on most carriers.

Call Conventions in America at 1-800-929-4242, ask for ATA group #505.
Phone:619-453-3686; fax: 619-453-7976;
Web site: http//; Internet:

Reservation hours: M-F 6:30 am - 5:00 pm Pacific Standard Time.

As for car rentals, conference attendees are eligible for discounts through Avis Rent A Car. Rates start as low as $39/day or $159/weekly, with unlimited mileage. Check with Conventions in America personnel for more information.

If you call direct: US Airways 1-800-334-8644, ask for Goldfile #84680499. Avis 1-800-331-1600, AWD #949019

Accreditation Workshop & Practice Test:
Wednesday, November 4, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm (Go to the Registration Form.)

Accreditation Exam:
Saturday, November 7, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon and 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm (Go to the Registration Form.)

Exhibit Hours:
Wednesday, November 4
Thursday, November 5
Friday, November 6
Saturday, November 7
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 noon