Caracas, Venezuela. October  17 to 19, 2012 . Sede de la Secretaría Permanente, ubicada en la Av. Francisco de Miranda, Torre Europa, Piso 5, Sala Simón Bolívar, Urbanización Campo Alegre..


The sessions of the XXXVIII Regular Meeting of the Latin American Council of SELA were held in Caracas, Venezuela, in the headquarters of the Permanent Secretariat, on Av. Francisco de Miranda, Torre Europa, Fifth Floor, Simón Bolívar Conference Room, Campo Alegre.

The Preparatory Stage took place on 17 and 18 October and the Ministerial Stage on 18 October after 15:00 and 19 October 2012.Hotels

Participants should make their own reservations in the hotel of his/her preference, informing that they will be attending the Regional Meeting so as to benefit from the preferential rates granted to SELA. In case additional support is required, please contact Mrs. Cora Romero, Travel and Arrangements Official of SELA (Telephones: (58-212) 9557111 and 9557124; Faxes: (58-212) 9516901 and 9515292; e-mail:

Following there is a list of recommended hotels for your security and proximity to SELA’s headquarters, including the preferential rates offered to SELA pursuant to agreements signed to that end.

List of Hotels:

Corporate rates for SELA 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/

*****EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL CARACAS – Capacity: 248 rooms

Address: Avenida Francisco de Miranda con Avenida El Parque, Campo Alegre, Caracas 1060
Corporate rates: Junior Suite-single-double Bs. 1.266,96 + tax
Buffet breakfast for 1-2 persons included
Free bar from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
(On the same block as SELA and two blocks away from the Chacaíto Metro Station)
Contacts Sra. Alismar Ruda/Sra. Yubilys Rondon
Reservation Department
Mr. David Benarroch (Marketing and Sales Manager)
Mr. Juan Pablo Herrera / Jessica Delgado (Sales Account Manager)
Tel: (58-212) 276.4200- 700.4200 (master)-(58-212) 276.4502/03 (sales direct line)
Fax: (58-212) - 267 37 61 (reservation) 266.3654 (sales)
Check In/ Check Out: 2:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
This hotel has exempted SELA from VAT (12%)



HOTEL CHACAO SUITES - Capacidad: 67 habitaciones (6 Standard, 24 Confort, 14 De Luxe, 22 Junior Suite)

Address: Avenida Francisco de Miranda con Avenida José Felix Sosa. Al lado de la CANTV, Chacao, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
( a cinco cuadras del SELA y dos del Metro estación Chacao)
Todas incluido desayuno-buffet en Focaccia Ristorante de 6:30 a 10:00AM
Corporate rates: Hab. Standard --- Bs. 1.128,96 incluyen IVA
Hab. Confort --- Bs. . 1.290,24 incluyen IVA
Hab. Deluxe --- Bs. . 1.451,52 incluyen IVA
Junior Suite --- Bs. 1.612,80 incluyen IVA
Contact: Sra. Ana Vegas (Gerente de Mercadeo y Ventas)
Sr. John Bermúdez (Gerente de Ventas)
Sr. Daniel Valero (Coordinador de Reservas)
Tef: (58-212) 9566900
Fax: (58-212) 9566969
Check In/ Check Out: 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 m



HOTEL GRAN MELIA CARACAS – Capacity: 666 rooms

Address: Avda. Casanova c/Calle el Recreo, Sabana Grande, next to the “Centro Comercial el Recreo”, Caracas 1060
Corporate rates: Standard Single room --- Bs.1.075,00 + tax (breakfast not included)
Standard double room --- Bs.1.139,50 + tax (breakfast not included)
Standard Single room over- looking the “Avila” --- Bs.1.139,50 + tax (breakfast not included)
Standard Double room over Looking the “Avila”--- Bs.1.204,00 + tax (breakfast not included
Deluxe Single room --- Bs.1.204,00 + tax (breakfast not included)
Deluxe Double room --- Bs.1.268,50 + tax (breakfast not included)
Contacts: Mr. Francisco Muñoz (Sales Coordinator)
(two blocks away from the Sabana Grande Metro Station)
Tel: (58-2) 762.8111 ext 4052 (master)
Fax: (58-2) 762.1389 / 3737
Check In/ Check Out: 3:00 p.m. – 12:00 m



HOTEL ALTAMIRA SUITES - Capacity: 235 rooms

Address: 1era Ave con 1era Transversal de Los Palos Grandes P.O. Box. 68174 - Caracas 1060 – Venezuela
(10 minutes in taxi to SELA and one block away from the Altamira Metro Station)
Corporate rates: Junior Standard (50 sq m) --- Bs. 1.395,62 including tax & 1) buffet breakfast per suite
Executive Standard (66 sq m) --- Bs. 1.480,93 including tax & (1) buffet breakfast per suite
De Luxe Standard(75 sq m) --- Bs.1.570,62 including tax & (1) buffet breakfast per suite
Contact: Mrs Vanessa Vazquez (Marketing, Sales, & Reservations Manager)
Mr. Jolbert Zuñiga (reservations)
Mrs Laury González (Sales Executive)
Tel: (58-212) 209.3489 -209.3474 (direct)
(58-212) 209.3111 (master)
Fax: (58-212) 284.2329
E-mail: /
Check In/ Check Out: 3:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.



HOTEL CHACAO CUMBERLAND - Capacity: 78 rooms

Address: Av. Santa Lucia con Ave. Principal del Bosque, Chacaito, Caracas 1050 – Venezuela
(Two blocks away from SELA and half-a-block from the Chacaíto Metro Station)
Corporate rates:
(Including breakfast)
Single room --- Bs. 767,00 including tax & breakfast
Double room --- Bs. 800,00 including tax & breakfast
Double room --- Bs. 840,00 including tax & breakfast
Suite --- Bs. 1.148,00 including tax & breakfast )
Contact: Ms. Gladys Durán (Head of Reservations)
Tel: (58-212) 952.9833 (master) – 955.8713 (Reservations)
Fax: (58-212) 954.0310
Check In/ Check Out: 2:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.



HOTEL PASEO LAS MERCEDES - Capacity: 100 rooms -

Address: Avenida Principal de Las Mercedes, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
(On the opposite side you will find the Metrobus bus-stop that goes to Chacao and El Hatillo)
Corporate rate including tax Single room Bs. 1.190 (breakfast not included, tax included)
Corporate rate including tax Double room Bs. 1.380,40 double ((breakfast not included, tax included)
Contact: Sra. Mario Alfaro (Gerente Ventas y RRPP)
Sr. Johan Delgado (Ventas)
Sra. Maire Rodríguez (Supervisora de Reservas)
Tef: (58-212) 993.6644 - 993.92.11
Fax: (58-212) 993.0341 – 992.2797 (reservations via fax)
Check In/ Check Out: 3:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.




Note 1: Corporate rates are subject to changes without prior notification. Hotel rates in Venezuela are denominated in bolivars and must be cancelled in the local currency.

Note 2: Participants are recommended to make their reservations through SELA so that they can take advantage of the corporate rate. Such reservation should be made in advance in view of the strong demand for hotel rooms in Caracas. Please, contact Ms. Cora Romero, Travels and Arrangements Official of SELA, e-mail:, telephone numbers: (58-212) 9557124 (direct line) – 9557111 (master).

Note 3: Bearing in mind the check-in and check-out time of each hotel for reservation. In case the flight arrives very early in the morning, reservations should be made on the day before, as a guarantee.

Note 4: In order to ensure your stay during the first night at hotels in Venezuela, it is absolutely necessary to provide your passport number, credit card number, its expiry date and security code. You can send us a separate communication providing this information or tell us via telephone.

18 October 2012