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Travel Information

Sydney International Airport (SYD) is located approximately 12 km from the conference hotel. Located in the historic Rocks district, the hotel is close to Sydney's numerous transit options and can be easily reached from the airport. You can choose between hotel limousine pick-up, taxi, shuttle bus, and train. A taxi ride from the airport to the hotel takes approximately 30 minutes and costs approximately AUD 50. Please click here to see more information about hotel transport. For Airport Link train transit maps and details, please click here.

Air Travel Partnership

Star Alliance

United Airlines and the Star Alliance™ are pleased to be appointed as the Official Airline Network for the 2014 Sydney Special Conference of the Strategic Management Society in Sydney, Australia.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus reductions, please follow the below steps to access the Conventions Plus online booking tool:


Under "Delegates login" enter conventions code UA48S14.

The online booking tool opens in a separate window

Registered participants plus one accompanying person travelling to the conference can qualify for a reduction (up to 20% for business class and up to 15% for economy class tickets), depending on fare and class of travel booked.

The participating airlines for this conference are: ANA, Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Asiana Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EVA Airways, EgyptAir, Ethiopian Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, TAP Portugal, THAI, Turkish Airlines, United.

Reductions are offered on most published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance for the conference.

Please note: Special procedures to be followed for travel to/from Japan. Price reductions may be offered by the participating airlines on their own network. To obtain these reductions, please contact the respective carriers’ booking office. Contact details can be found on under “Conventions Plus Booking Contacts”. Please quote the event code UA48S14 for ticket reservation.

Strategic Management Society