Hotel Toshali Sands
Puri-Konark Marine Drive Road
Land Phone: 06752-250571, 06752-250572, 06752-250573, 06752-250574
Cell Phone: 099374 36308 (Mr. Nanda, in Toshali, Puri)
Cell Phone: 098611 51831 (Mr. R. Dalabehera, Bhubaneswar Office of Toshali)
From Bhubaneswar Airport to Toshali:
We will arrange transportation if you have already given your arrival and departure details. The distance between the airport and the meeting venue is about 70km. Please come out of the airport and look for a driver identifying himelf with "ISM06" poster. In case you do not see, do not panic! The guy may just be reaching! Wait for about half an hour. If you do not see the driver, there are these three possibilities.
(1) The travel agent who is handling our transportation is called "Zip Travels". You can call them up at 254 3943 and ask them to send a car (identifying yourself as an ISM06 participant). You do not have to pay them. We will take care of it.
(2) There is a pre-paid Taxi counter at the airport. Show the hotel address and pay the taxi charges (around 700 to 800 Rupees) and take the bill (very important). Identify your taxi and reach Toshali. Once you give us the bill, we will try to reimburse the money.
(3) If you are in real trouble call any one of us: 099371 48631 (Alok Kumar), 098610 83752 (Sudipta Mukherji)
From Bhubaneswar Train Station to Toshali:
Just come out from the exit close to platform number 1 (very important) and look for a driver identifying himself with "ISM06" poster. In case you do not see the guy after waiting for half an hour (even more if your train has delayed), do as we have just written above.
From Puri Train Station to Toshali:
Hotel Toshali will provide their vehicle. Come out of Puri station and look for a driver carrying "ISM06" poster or a vehicle with "Toshali Sands" written on it. If you do not see any of those, call up the hotel. The phone numbers are already given above.
There is no wireless facility at the hotel. However, there will be limited broadband internet connections. Limited number of PCs will be arranged. Few laptops can also be connected.
LCD Projectors, Overhead projectors, White Boards
Dollar, Euro can be exchanged for Rupee at the hotel. Inside Bhubaneswar airport, there are no banks which change foreign currencies.