GTW Bolivia will be held at the Conquistador Convention Center at Hotel Los Tajibos, located in the Equipetrol district of Santa Cruz de la Sierra.
One of the city’s nicest hotels, Los Tajibos has plenty of green spaces, three restaurants and an executive club for business travelers.
The hotel has a limited number of rooms available at a special rate for AAPG workshop participants.
The following discounted rates* are available for AAPG workshop participants who book prior to 12 May:
- Pool view – $123
- Club executive – $131
Rates do not include sales tax (13%).
Room rates include access to the following:
- Buffet Breakfast
- Complimentary Parking
- Use of the sauna, gym and pool
- Access to the executive lounge (Club Executive and Junior Suite rooms only)
Early check-in and late-check out is available for $US 50.
To receive a discounted rate, email a reservation request to [email protected] or call +5913.342.1000 x5074 and mention AAPG.
About Santa Cruz de la Sierra
GTW Bolivia will take place in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, current business center of the country's hydrocarbon industry.
Located in the Eastern part of the country, Santa Cruz de la Sierra is Bolivia's fastest growing city and the nation's business, financial, and agricultural capital.
In contrast to La Paz and the other major Bolivian cities located high in the Andes, Santa Cruz lies at an altitude of 416 meters and has a tropical climate most of the year.
Winter runs from June to August. Average temperatures in the first week of June range from 17°C (63° F) to 23°C (74°F)
International flights to Bolivia land at the Viru Viru International Airport, located around 15km (30 min) from the city's energy sector located in the Northwest part of Santa Cruz, cuarto anillo (fourth ring). A taxi from the airport to the fourth ring costs approximately $10US.
The Bolivian currency is the boliviano. The current exchange rate is $6.9 bolivianos/$US 1. Most restaurants and hotels accept credit cards, but taxi drivers require cash. Exchange houses are available in the airport, any bank, and close to the main city square.
Important Visa information
Note that US citizens need a visa to enter Bolivia. A tourist visa costs $160 and lasts for 10 years.
See the Bolivian Consulate General website for instructions for US citizens and for a list of countries whose citizens require a visa to enter Bolivia.
For specific requirements, please contact the Bolivia consulate in your country of residence.