Travel / Hotel
# Direct links
- Access to Kobe / Kobe Convention Center
- Information on Hotel Reservation: Hotel Map
- Useful Kobe Links
Access to Kobe / Kobe Convention Center
Kobe is located in Hyogo Prefecture, one of several prefectures in the mid-west of Japan that, together, are known as the ‘Kansai Region’. This is Japan’s premier tourism area for overseas visitors making Kobe an ideal base city for visiting world heritage sites, both to the east and to the west. The Port of Kobe and its man-made islands are located on the north shore of the Osaka Bay. As a port city, built on a history of transportation, and with its own airport and Shinkansen station(Shin-Kobe), Kobe offers easy access for both domestic and overseas travelers.
Kobe Convention Center (the International Conference Center, International Exhibition Halls and other key venues) is closest to any airport in Japan. The concention center is located on Port Island, about 10 minutes from downtown Kobe (Sannomiya) and only 8 minutes from Kobe Airport.
Access / Kobe Convention Center
Information on Hotel Reservation: Hotel Map
Regarding the hotel reservaion, ICRA2009/JTB has reserved a sufficient number of rooms at the following hotels for the participants during the Conference period at special discount rates (available only from online reservation for ICRA2009 participants). Hotel assignment will be made on a first-come, first-served basis.
Operated by JTB Western Japan Corp. JTB has been appointed as an official travel agent for the Conference and will handle registration and hotel accommodations.
[Important Notice] Following links to each hotel information is available once after you visit the online registration page due to the technical requirement.
Useful Kobe Links