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2023 IUVA World Congress Hotel & Travel

Hotel Accommodations

Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Festival City 

  • Deluxe King Single: 600 AED ($165 USD)*
  • Deluxe King Double: 700 AED ($190 USD)*

Rooms include morning breakfast. Prices do not include applicable 5% VAT, 10% service tax, 7% Municipality Fee and AED 20 Tourism Charge.


Airport Transfer

Dubai International Airport (DXB) is approximately 10 minutes’ drive from the Event Centre, while Al Maktoum International Airport is approximately 40 minutes from the venue.

The hotel does not provide free shuttle service.

Dubai International Airport

  • Hotel direction: 5 km
  • Estimated taxi fare: AED 35

Visa & Travel

We advise delegates traveling to the United Arab Emirates to check for visit visa requirements before their scheduled travel. A detailed list of countries eligible for visa on arrival is shown below and countries that will need pre-arranged visa.

  • Andorra
  • Australia
  • Brunei
  • Canada
  • Hong Kong
  • Ireland
  • Japan
  • Kazakhastan
  • Malaysia
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • People’s Republic of China
  • Russian Federation
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • South Korea
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • United States of America
  • Vatican City

Citizens of the following countries can get a 90-day multiple entry visit visa, free of charge and valid for 6 months from the date of issue for a stay of 90 days.

  • Austria
  • Barbados
  • Brazil
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Chile
  • Costa Rica
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Grenada
  • Hungary
  • Honduras
  • Iceland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Montenegro
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Seychelles
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Ukraine
  • Uruguay

Citizens of GCC countries do not require a visa or permit or to be sponsored by a national or resident in the UAE. They need to produce their GCC country passport or national ID card at the point of entry into the UAE.

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Bahrain
  • Oman

For delegates whom are not GCC citizens but are GCC residents, obtaining a visa permit of entry is now possible online through the UAE Ministry of Interior online service. To learn more about the service and initiate the application online please click here.

It is not possible to process visit visa application for citizens of the following countries: Ethiopia, Syria, Nigeria, Libya, Tunisia and Bangladesh. We recommend Tunisians to apply by themselves via Emirates Airlines as this is possible since March 2017.

Need Visa Assistance?

You can check the visa requirements for your specific country at

If you require a visa, airlines such as EmiratesFlyDubaiEtihad Airways, and Air Arabia can assist. If you are on another airline, we recommend contacting the travel agency below for assistance.

Dnata Travel
00971 (0) 4 316 6262

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