The recently renovated Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre will be the meeting site.

Register for a room at the SALALM group rate here:

This beautiful and unique, upside -down hotel which sits atop a hill overlooking the Gulf of Paria, is conveniently located within walking distance of the Queen’s Park Savannah and downtown Port of Spain.

View of downtown from Lobby Terraces

Hotel rooms have been reserved for participants at a special rate of US$129.00 (single) and US$139.00 (double occupancy) plus 10% service charge and 11.50% tax. Room rates are inclusive of breakfast and internet access. To obtain the special rate please return the enclosed hotel reservation form directly to the Hilton Trinidad and Conference Centre by May 18, 2012.

Hotel rooms, Hilton, Port of Spain

Travel and Transportation

Travel arrangements should be made as soon a possible to take advantage of lower fares. June 19 is Labour Day, a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago which may be a busy travel period. Trinidad and Tobago’s, main airport, Piarco International Airport is served by a number of airlines, from destinations in the Caribbean, Canada, Central America, South America, Europe and The United States.

The airport is the hub for the national airline of Trinidad and Tobago, Caribbean Airlines. Other airlines which provide service to Trinidad and Tobago include Aeropostal Alas de Venezuela, American Airlines, British Airways, Continental Airlines, Copa Airlines, LIAT, REDjet and Surinam Airways. Additionally Condor, Monarch Charter, and Virgin Atlantic provide direct service to A.N.R Robinson International Airport in Tobago.

Ground Transportation

Taxis are readily available at the airport and other tourist locations. Taxis from the airport to the Hilton Trinidad are as follows:

  • US$30- US$39 for car to accommodate 2 persons + luggage
  • US$77 approx for micro-van to accommodate 8 persons + luggage
  • US$95 approx for large bus to accommodate 12 persons + luggage

Getting Around

SALALM LVII will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Trinidad, which is in close proximity to the capital city, Port of Spain. In order to get to the city, some conference participants may wish to take a leisurely stroll from the hotel to the city. If you decide to walk please go in pairs or groups.


There are taxis available from the Hilton to take visitors to downtown Port of Spain. These cost US$15.00. Taxis from the Hilton Hotel to the Piarco International Airport cost US$30.00 before 10pm and US$45.00 after 10pm.

Additional travel information is available from the Tourism Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago



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