AUGUST 11-15, 2012
START PLANNING NOW!
Few more weeks before the VT Seattle Meeting! We are excited to see you...If you have not registered yet, please check on the Meet Members Site of VT and Click on Meetings...
This Virtual Tourist Global Meeting in Seattle has been cooking for almost two years ..There are many activities and you can pick and choose which one you wanted to join but definitely, make sure to show up on the registration day as coordinated by Glabah (Glenn). We will be distributing VT T-shirts and other VT stuffs c/o VT Staff (Thanks to Kimberly and Giampero!)
This city carries the Zip Code 98118 where there are at least 59 languages spoken!
This separate account will navigate you for a pleasant visit to Seattle. And, join us on the Global VT Meeting. We also included some interactive maps here, links and city tour videos.
Please make sure to click every Blue Letters. This will guide you to a more detailed information.
HERE ARE THE IMPORTANT THINGS TO CONSIDER:
I. Getting visas
If this is your first time visiting the United States and Canada, please make sure that you have the necessary visas:
a. USA Visa: How to get a USA Visa.
b. Canadian Visa: How to get a Canadian Visa As of July this year, the Canadian government required visas already even to permanent residents to the United States! Click here for a Canadian Border and Inspection.
Why do we needed these visas? We are planning to take a ferry boat to Victoria, Canada for a day tour and to those who are interested on the last day of the meeting, we will be taking you for train ride to Vancouver, Canada (optional side tours).
II. Confirmation of Attendance. It is important to email VT Coordinators: Please email joiwatani and cc glabah, waaliewiener and gracestrips). This is important on group tours because we have to know how many buses we needed to go to Leavenworth, Washington. Your RSVP is needed for restaurant reservation in Pioneer Square.
III. Booking hotels and accommodations
Check this link for City of Seattle's Official Guide for Hotels and Accommodations.
and Seattle's Visitor's Bureau Guide to Hotels and Accommodations.
Maps are included.
Please check this link for a detailed travel guide: S-E-A-T-T-L-E. This is the official travel website ot the city. With this link, information regarding hotel accommodations, restaurants and transportations are available.
VT members who are coordinating this: joiwatani, Glabah (Glenn), Waalewiener (Hansi), Gracestrips (Grace) and LuckyVirgo13.
Seattle is very beautiful and you don't like to miss this opportunity!
We will make this VT meeting affordable to those who are on budget travels and luxurious to those who are into luxury travels... We can't make promises but we will try our best...
If you have not signed yet, please register by clicking this link: Global VT Meeting in Seattle on August 11-15, 2012.