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ITHET 2018 will be held at the 5-star hotel; REAL MARINA HOTEL & SPA in Olhao.


With a privileged view over the Ria Formosa National Park, chosen as one of Portugal’s 7 Natural Wonders and just 15 km away from the city of Faro and its international airport, the Real Marina Hotel & Spa is the ideal location to visit the Algarve leeward. Its facilities include indoor and outdoor pools with panoramic sea views. The stylish rooms of the hotel feature a modern interior decorated with wooden furniture and carpeted floors. All rooms have a minibar, cable TV, and an en suite bathroom. Some rooms have sea views. Guests can relax at the Real Spa Therapy, which features 10 treatment rooms, a hot tub, a sauna, and a Turkish bath, all available at an extra small charge. Real Marina’s Health Club offers a gym and an aerobics room with natural light. More information on the hotel is available in the hotel factsheet.

The special room rates negotiated with the Real Marina Hotel & Spa are as follows:

Single Room:               € 85.00/night

Double room:               € 95.00/night

Sea view supplement:   € 15.00/night

ITHET 2018 guests, especially the families and the students, can also choose to stay at the apartments of the Real Marina Residence, which is located next to the Real Marina Hotel & Spa.


2-bedroom apartment for max 4 people : € 145.00/night

3-bedroom apartment for max 6 people : € 195.00/night

The above rates are quoted in Euros per room, per night and inclusive of buffet breakfast, served in the restaurant, tax and service charges.

Please note that late April is a very busy season in Olhao, the conference days fall between a bank holiday (April 25, 2018) and the Labour Day (May 1, 2018). Therefore only a limited number of rooms have been offered ITHET 2018 guests. They will be assigned on a first come - first served basis. Late reservation requests may not be confirmed. The rates quoted above are valid until the reservation deadline, which is February 25, 2018. It will be possible to cancel the reservation before March 25, 2018 without any penalty. The details of the cancellation policy are detailed in the reservation form that is here.


26-28 April 2018
17th International Conference on
Information Technology Based Higher Education and Training
Olhao, Algarve, Portugal