[council] New Delhi Meeting Hotels Information

Robin Gross robin at ipjustice.org
Thu Jan 10 20:53:18 UTC 2008

Can anyone recommend a reasonably priced hotel for the New Delhi  

The only hotel currently listed on ICANN's website under $354 a night  
receives a slew of stern warnings from previous travelers at  

Thanks for any info on alternative hotels you've got!  I have been  
looking and haven't found anything.


On Jan 10, 2008, at 1:08 AM, GNSO.SECRETARIAT at GNSO.ICANN.ORG wrote:

> [To: council[at]gnso.icann.org; liaison6c[at]gnso.icann.org]
> [To: ga[at]gnso.icann.org; announce[at]gnso.icann.org]
> [To: regional-liaisons[at]icann.org]
> http://www.icann.org/announcements/announcement-2-08jan08.htm
> New Delhi Meeting Hotels Information
> Lower Rates negotiated for 31st International Public Meeting but  
> participants need to book swiftly
> 8 January 2008
> MARINA DEL REY, Calif.: The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names  
> and Numbers has posted hotel information to help participants  
> prepare for ICANN's 31st International Public Meeting in New Delhi,  
> India from 10-15 February 2008.
> 'New Delhi, similar to other international cities in high season,  
> is expensive' said Paul Levins, Executive Officer and Vice  
> President Corporate Affairs. ICANN and the meeting local hosts have  
> worked to achieve lower rates for participants. 'This negotiation  
> has taken some time, but we are now holding rooms at negotiated  
> rates. These rates are still high, ranging from US$354 to over US 
> $400, but they are cheaper than the published rates' he said.
> Unfortunately many of these cheaper rates can be held for a short  
> period of time only given the demand for rooms in New Delhi. If  
> rooms are not booked by ICANN participants, they will then be  
> released to the general public.
> There are presently many rooms available in the ICANN block at The  
> Metropolitan (US$354), Le Meridien (US$379) and The Grand Hotel (US 
> $418) see http://del.icann.org
> 'If you plan on attending then you should book now to take  
> advantage of these lower rates' Mr Levins said.
> The schedule of events for the New Delhi meeting is currently being  
> developed and will be posted on the meeting website on 15 January  
> 2008.
> Each year ICANN holds three meetings in different regions around  
> the world. These meetings constitute an essential part of ICANN's  
> global consensus-building and outreach efforts.
> -- 
> Glen de Saint Géry
> GNSO Secretariat - ICANN
> gnso.secretariat[at]gnso.icann.org
> http://gnso.icann.org

Robin Gross, Executive Director
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