Hotels and Location

Housing

Please be aware that Maritz is the only official housing provider for the 2022 Top of the Table Annual Meeting. Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company or housing provider other than Maritz is not approved by MDRT. Reservations offered by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates. However, they may be illegitimate, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties or be completely nonrefundable. Please be aware of any unauthorized solicitation and report any issues or suspicion to MDRT.

Maritz handles all housing requests on a first-come, first-served basis. Members must be registered for the meeting to secure a hotel room. A credit card valid through July 2023 is required to confirm your reservation. American Express, Visa, MasterCard and Discover credit cards are accepted. Attendees may also utilize Alipay to register for the Top of the Table Annual Meeting only.  Alipay cannot be used for making hotel reservations; a credit card must be provided. Maritz will email a confirmation of your meeting and hotel registration once you have completed your registration and hotel reservation (if applicable) online. Availability is not guaranteed. Members are able to reserve one room.

The special Top of the Table group rate is USD 320 for one single/double standard room. This rate includes a discounted USD 10 resort fee, which allows you to take advantage of the following amenities while staying on property: daily water aerobics classes for two people, including access to water aerobics equipment; Ambassadors of the Environment Guided Eco-Hike Tour for two  people; daily bike rental for two people, two hours per day; a guided beach walk; Press Reader, an easy-to-use app offering unlimited access to your favorite newspapers and magazines; and one daily hourlong yoga class for two people, equipment provided.

Members are encouraged to book their hotel reservations once their meeting registration is complete. Members will receive The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara room reservation link within the meeting confirmation email. Availability is not guaranteed, and housing may close prior to the meeting. The negotiated room rate is not guaranteed after September 28, 2022.

For More Information visit: https://ritzcarltonsantabarbara.ipoolside.com/

Pre- and Post- Meeting Date Reservations

The guest room rate will be offered by the hotel three days prior and three days after the original meeting dates, subject to availability  of guest rooms and resort occupancy at the time of reservations.

Cancellation/No-show Policy

If an individual reservation is canceled within 30 days prior to arrival, there will be a penalty fee of one night’s room and tax. For no-shows, one night's room and tax will be charged to the credit card used to reserve the reservation.

Travel

The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is located approximately 10 minutes from the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA). MDRT has partnered with Gant Travel for your travel needs.

Gant Travel Office

Call an agent: Direct: +1 (812) 650-7127 | Toll-free: +1 (877) 883-4865 Normal business hours: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. (Central Time) Monday through Friday; after-hour support is available via phone +1 (812) 650-712 Email an agent at the Travel Agent Desk: mdrt@ganttravel.com

Current booking fees are USD 33 for full service domestic and USD 5 for international
MDRT’s official airline is United Airlines. United offers attendees special meeting discounts when traveling to Santa Barbara. Book early to secure best flights and lowest fares!

United offers discounts from 2% up to 10% off applicable fares when passengers fly to eligible events. Discounts apply on United, or flights operated by United-branded United Express and eligible United codeshare operated and marketed flights. Applicable restrictions and fare rules apply.

Reservations can be made at united.com/meeting travel and enter the offer code: ZKCE170628. Members from the U.S. and Canada may call the United Reservations Meetings Desk at +1 (800) 426-1122 and provide the offer code.  Valid October 16–25, 2022, at Santa Barbara, Los Angeles and Burbank airports.  

Health and Safety

Before making your travel plans, please review all the Health and Safety guidelines to ensure your safety as well as others while traveling.

Ground Transportation

Taxis and ride-share options (Uber/Lyft) are readily available at Santa Barbara Airport and throughout the destination via the app easily accessible from your phone. At The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara, it is recommended that taxis be scheduled in advance through the Hotel Concierge Desk located near the Front Desk. Uber and Lyft are available on demand. Please allow 15-20 minutes' notice for on-demand taxi, Uber and Lyft. Drivers will be parked right outside the airport entrance and are very easy to locate.

Car Rental If you would like to rent a car while staying in Santa Barbara, please arrange through the Santa Barbara Airport (SBA) via the link below. Parking at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara is USD 50 per day/night and is valet.
For Santa Barbara Airport: Ground Transportation | FlySBA — Santa Barbara Airport, CA (santabarbaraca.gov)
Car Service If you prefer to arrange for transportation in advance, you can schedule a car service with LL Transportation. Click    https://www.lltransportation.net/airport-shuttle-service/index.html here to reserve your ride.

International Travel

Visa If you require a visa letter to attend the meeting or have other questions regarding travel from outside the U.S., please click here.  [ADD LINK TO VISA LETTER] Members who are denied a U.S. visa are eligible to receive a full refund for the meeting registration fee only if official documentation of their visa denial is provided to tot@mdrt.org by September 18, 2022.  MDRT cannot process refunds for visa denials received after September 18.

Omni Boston Hotel at the Seaport
(co-headquarters hotel)
 

450 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

MDRT Rate: USD 298 standard single/double
MDRT attendees booked within the MDRT block receive:

  • Complimentary internet in your guest room
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center
  • Complimentary local and 800 phone calls

The Westin Boston Seaport District
(co-headquarters hotel)
 

425 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

MDRT Rate: USD 279 standard single/double
MDRT attendees booked within the MDRT block receive:

  • Complimentary internet in your guest room
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center
  • Complimentary local and 800 phone calls

Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel

606 Congress Street
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

MDRT Rate: USD 299 standard single/double
MDRT attendees booked within the MDRT block receive:

  • Complimentary internet in your guest room
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center
  • Complimentary local and 800 phone calls

Aloft Boston Seaport District

401–403 D Street
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

MDRT Rate: USD 251 standard single/double
MDRT attendees booked within the MDRT block receive:

  • Complimentary internet in your guest room
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center
  • Complimentary local and 800 phone calls

Element Boston Seaport District

391–395 D Street
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

MDRT Rate: USD 251 standard single/double
MDRT attendees booked within the MDRT block receive:

  • Complimentary internet in your guest room
  • Complimentary access to the fitness center
  • Complimentary local and 800 phone calls
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