Hotel and Travel Information
and Special Offers
Radisson Hotel Orlando
(at the entrance of Universal Studios)
5780 Major Boulevard
Orlando, FL 32819
Phone: (407) 351-1000
Fax: (407) 351-0060
Hotel web site:
Conference Room Rate:
$95.00 (single/double/triple/quad occupancy)
The conference is being held at the Radisson Hotel Orlando (at the entrance of Universal Studios) in sunny Orlando, Florida.
Conference attendees must make their own reservations by calling 1-800-327-2110. Be sure to ask for the Food Safety Education Conference room rate of $95.00. (This rate is available for all conference attendees until the room block is filled, but no later than August 21, 2002.)
The hotel is also offering the conference rate of $95.00 to all attendees 3 days before and 3 days after the conference on a space available basis.
Hotel cancellations are the responsibility of the attendee. Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to arrival date in order not to be charged. If canceling, be sure to request a cancellation number.
Hotel self-parking is complimentary.
Recommended Dress Policy for General Sessions and Workshops:
"Florida" Business Casual
A reminder: Meeting room temperatures and personal comfort levels vary greatly. Please bring a sweater or light jacket to wear because meeting rooms can be cool.
The Radisson Hotel Orlando is located 10 miles from the Orlando International Airport.
Transportation from the Airport:
Shuttle vans to local hotels and attractions are conveniently located at the airport on Level 1 on both the A and B sides of the terminal. Cost for shuttle service is approximately $16 one way/$27 round trip. Service is provided through Mears (407) 423-5566 and Tran Star at (407) 856-7777. Reservations are not necessary.
Driving Directions from the Airport:
Exit Airport via the north exit and follow signs to 528 West (Beeline Expressway). Take 528 West to Interstate 4 (I-4) East. Exit on #30B (left side of road) from I-4. Turn right at the first traffic light onto Major Boulevard. The hotel is on the left.
Average high of 89°F during the day; average low of 72°F at night; humidity can be high.
The Radisson is located at the entrance of Universal Studios Orlando.
Other attractions within driving distance:
- Wet 'n Wild
- Walt Disney World® Resort
- Downtown Disney
Complimentary transportation to Universal Orlando, Sea World®, and Wet 'n Wild is available on the Super Star Shuttle.
Attendees must make their own reservations for all attractions. An Orlando convention/tourism representative will be at the hotel during the conference for reservations and information.
Orlando visitor's web site: http://www.orlandoinfo.com/other/ovc/
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For Further Information Contact:
Graduate School, USDA
Phone: (202) 314-3459
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