The Conference will be held at Hotel Istana Kuala Lumpur City Centre. In conjunction with this event, Hotel Istana is offering special room rates. Kindly complete the booking form below for room reservations at Hotel Istana:Hotel Istana: Hotel Reservation Form
Hotel Istana website: www.hotelistana.com.my
Alternatively, there are several hotels nearby the conference venue:
About Kuala Lumpur
Kuala Lumpur (KL) is the capital of Malaysia, located on the west coast of the Malaysian peninsular in between Thailand and Singapore. The words Kuala Lumpur literally mean 'Muddy Confluence'. The metropolis got this nickname because it was founded near the place where the rivers Klang and Gombak intersect.
Emergency Service (Fire): 994
Kuala Lumpur International Airport: +603 8777 8888
Tourism Malaysia Info Line: 1 300 88 5050
Weather: +603 7967 8000
Directory Enquiries: 103
*Malaysia's international calling code is +60.
Getting to Kuala Lumpur
Getting to Malaysia is easy with over 40 airlines, including Malaysia national carrier - Malaysia Airlines. The national budget airline is AirAsia – which flies the domestic routes as well as some international and Asian routes. Kuala Lumpur is served by two main airports; Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA 2).
KLIA is Malaysia’s main international airport and is located approximately 50 kilometres from the city centre of Kuala Lumpur. More information is available at www.klia.com.my. KLIA 2 or LCCT is the terminal dedicated for low-cost carriers and is just 2 km away from KLIA. More information is available at http://www.klia.com.my/index.php?m=airport&aid=2
Airlines that operate flights to Kuala Lumpur include:
China Southern Airlines
Saudi Arabian Airlines
Ground Transport (From Airport to Kuala Lumpur)
For convenience, especially for those with big luggage, it is advisable that attendees take the airport taxis direct to the hotel. Airport taxis both budget and premier are available at the airport on a 24-hour basis. Coupons can be purchased at the taxi coupon counters. The journey from KLIA/KLIA2 to Kuala Lumpur is around 60 minutes
The KLIA Ekspres is a non-stop, Airport rail link service between the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) and the Kuala Lumpur Sentral (KL Sentral). Trains are available every 15 minutes to 20 minutes and the journey takes 28 minutes with a fee of MYR55/one way. Travelers can purchase the tickets either by automated ticketing machines or by ticketing staff at the stations.
Shuttle bus service is available from KLIA and KLIA 2 to KL Sentral.
Transportation within Kuala Lumpur
The Light Rail Transit (LRT) covers a distance of 12km and consists of 13 stations. Daily operating hours are between 0600 - 2400. Season tickets can be purchased at any LRT station.
The Kuala Lumpur Monorail system in Malaysia serves 11 stations running 8.6 km and its route starts from Titiwangsa Station to the KL Sentral Station. Daily operation hours are 0600 to 2400 and it is operating at 3-minute intervals.
KTM Komuter operates speedy electric train services from the KL railway station to designated points within the city as well as to Port Klang, Seremban, Kajang and Rawang.
Major bus lines service the city and suburban areas is Rapid KL.
All taxis in KL are fitted with meters and can be hailed at designated taxi stands or booked through phone.
Cars can be hired from car rental agencies. Drivers must be in possession of a valid international driving license. Drivers must always drive on the left side of the road.
Integrated Train Map can be found at:
For more visitor information, please visit: