Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC)
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Home to more than 150 nationalities, Dubai boasts the most modern amenities found anywhere in the world – both in its entrepreneurial business environment, and things to do, see and experience. As the Middle East’s fastest-growing, most dynamic and exciting cosmopolitan city, Dubai is a true melting pot of different cultures and lifestyles.
For more information, please visit the website: https://www.visitdubai.com/en/travel-planning
With over 7,000 weekly flights operated by 125 airlines from 260 destinations you have a wide range of options to choose from when flying to Dubai. It’s easy to find a carrier to fit any budget or itinerary. WCC 2018 is pleased to confirm that Emirates Airlines has been selected as the partner airline for the World Congress of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Health 2018 in Dubai. The promotion code giving access to special fares for WCC 2018 attendees will be available in December 2018.
It is recommended that participants obtain adequate cover for travel, health and accident insurance before they depart from their countries. WHF and MCI as organisers cannot accept responsibility for personal injuries, or loss of, or damage to, private property belonging to congress participants.
Advanced and affordable metro and bus networks stretch across the length and breadth of the city. Charming traditional ‘abra’ water taxis also ferry passengers safely across Dubai Creek. Metered taxi companies and international car rental companies operate within a world-class road infrastructure.
No matter which option you choose, travelling within Dubai is straightforward and stress-free. Its metro system, amongst the world’s safest, has stations positioned in prime areas across the city.
Plan your route using the DUBAI METRO WEBSITE
The city’s scheduled bus network services all communities and business areas through its various pick up points and stops. Bus stations are air conditioned to keep both visitors and residents comfortable.
Plan your route using the DUBAI BUS WEBSITE
Wherever you are in the city, you can easily flag a high quality metered taxi with services including special vehicles for families, women only and the disabled.
To book a taxi, visit the DUBAI TAXI WEBSITE
Citizens of eligible countries/regions are allowed to enter the UAE without a visa prior to arrival. If the country or nationality appears on the list below, no advance visa arrangements are required to visit the UAE.
United States of America
In addition to the countries/regions listed above, citizens of GCC nations – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia are eligible for a visa on arrival at Dubai International Airport.
If your country is not in the list above, please contact the hotel you have booked and apply for a visa directly through them.
MCI Suisse SA
9, Rue du Pré-Bouvier
1242 Satigny-Geneva, Switzerland
Fax: +41 22 33 99 631
Phone: +41 22 33 99 583
Interview with Professor Jagat Narula, Chair of the Congress Programme Committee
Interview with Francisco Lopez Jimenez, Topic Group Leader
World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health 2018 moves forward