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Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center, Boston

The 2011 Red Hat Summit and JBoss World conferences are taking place at the Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center on the harbor of historic Boston.

At the Seaport you can do it all. The Freedom Trail, the Children's Museum, shopping on Newbury Street, dining in Boston's North End. Then head back to the hotel for rejuvenating lap in the pool and a leisurely dinner with friends at Aura. The best of Boston is steps from your door with the Seaport Hotel as your hub.

Hotels and Pricing

A block of rooms has been reserved at discounted rates at the Seaport and the following hotels. To get these special rates, book your room during event registration or call Immersa Marketing at 415-655-2235 and identify yourself as an attendee of the Red Hat Summit or JBoss World attendee.

Hotel Rate Booking deadline
Sheraton Boston Hotel
39 Dalton Street
Boston, MA 02199
$239 + tax May 2, 2011
The Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers
50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street
Boston, MA 02116
$219 + tax Sold Out
Hilton Logan Airport
One Hotel Drive
Boston, MA 02128
$187 + tax Sold Out
Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer Street
Boston, MA 02210
$259 + tax Sold Out
Renaissance Boston Waterfront
606 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
$235 + tax Sold Out
Seaport Hotel & World Trade Center
One Seaport Lane
Boston, MA 02210
$189 + tax Sold Out

Airline

Purchase your ticket online at www.united.com and receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable fares.

After you link to www.united.com, enter your origin, destination and travel dates. Click on "More Search Options" and enter your promotion code number, 585FT. This will display the available flights. There are no fees for booking on line at www.united.com when you use the special promotion code. These fares are upgradeable and you will accrue Mileage Plus miles if you are enrolled in the program, just like ordinary fares. Code is case sensitive so please use capital letters.

Additional discounts may be available, 30 days prior to travel by calling the United Meetings Desk at 800-521-4041. Give them the 585FT code to reference the discounted contract.

Directions via car


FROM Points West via I-90:

Follow the Massachusetts Turnpike/Interstate 90 East to Exit 25 – South Boston. At the top of the ramp, bear left towards Seaport Boulevard. At the first set of lights, proceed straight onto East Service Road. At the next set of lights, take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage is located ahead on the right.

FROM Points South via I-93:

Heading southbound on Interstate 93 Boston, take Exit 23, Purchase Street and move into the left lane. At the top of the ramp, take a left turn onto the Evelyn Moakley Bridge/Seaport Boulevard. Follow Seaport Boulevard for approximately .8 miles, the Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on the right, after the Seaport Boulevard/B Street intersection.

FROM Logan International Airport and Route 1A South:

Follow the signs towards I-90 West - Ted Williams Tunnel. Take the Ted Williams Tunnel to Exit 25. At the top of the ramp proceed straight onto B Street. Follow B Street to the end and take a right onto Seaport Boulevard. The Seaport Boulevard entrance to the Seaport Garage will be on your right.

Directions via public transportation

MBTA Silver Line

The MBTA Silver Line Waterfront (SL1) provides service from the WTC Station to Logan International Airport terminals every 10 minutes during the weekday and every 15 minutes during the weekend. The Silver Line station is located adjacent to the hotel.

Water Taxi

This scenic way to travel is a great way to avoid traffic. Hop on the water taxi shuttle at your terminal and enjoy the ride. The stop for pick up and drop off is at the Seaport World Trade Center, directly across the street from the Seaport hotel.

Discounted chauffeur service with PlanetTran

Try PlanetTran the nation's first all-hybrid chauffeured car service which is redefining the livery industry with SmartTransport.

10% Discount for Red Hat Summit and JBoss World attendees

What is PlanetTran SmartTransport?

  1. Green: The most fuel efficient all-hybrid car fleet available
  2. Best Value: 30% to 50% less expensive than traditional livery services
  3. Service: Highest professional car service standards
  4. Technology: Online booking, e-billing, and free in-car wireless Internet

Look up rates online for both Boston and San Francisco Area. Visit PlanetTran to setup a profile, check exact rates, and book reservation. Be sure to enter the promo code below between now and May 6, 2011, to get the event discount.

Coupon Code RedHat-2011 — This coupon code is valid for a limited time and is in limited quantity. This coupon code cannot be combined with Red Hats corporate discount or other offers. Coupon code is good for two trips (each leg is considered a separate trip) during the conference.

PlanetTran is SmartTransport – Book online at http://PlanetTran.com or call 888-756-8876.

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Things to do in Boston

There's something in Boston for everybody. Are you a...

  • History lover?
    You are in the right place! Start with the Freedom Trail, a 2.5-mile walking trail that takes you to 16 historic sites, from churches to meeting houses, parks, and even a ship.
  • Sports fan?
    Boston is home to five professional sports teams: the Boston Bruins (5 Stanley Cups), Boston Celtics (16 NBA Championships), New England Patriots (3 NFL championships), Boston Red Sox (7 World Series wins), and New England Revolution (2007 Open Cup champions).
  • TV junkie?
    Visit the Bull and Finch, also known as the bar from Cheers. Then drop by 14 Beacon Street to see the exterior used for Ally McBeal's law office.
  • Movie buff?
    Good Will Hunting, Amistad, Glory, and the original version of The Thomas Crown Affair are but a few of the many movies filmed in Boston. Tour guides offer visits to the Boston Movie Mile, a 1.25-mile stretch where more than 30 movies and TV shows have been filmed.
  • Foodie?
    With the famous Johnson & Wales in nearby Providence, you can bet there's plenty of great food in Boston. Boston is known for its neighborhoods, which have retained their distinct cultures and personalities through Boston's long history. And each has its own great cuisines to offer. See how many you can try before you leave!
  • Theater lover?
    Boston has an entire district for you. See the Boston Ballet, one of the best in the world, the Boston Symphony, or the popular Boston Pops.
  • Model train builder?
    Charles Ro claims to be the largest train store in the world.
  • Nature lover?
    Boston Common is fifty acres of nature and Boston history. The New England Aquarium has one of the largest penguin exhibits in the world. And the Franklin Park Zoo, one of the country's oldest zoos, is home to thousands of creatures, including the rare Grevy's zebra and Amur leopard.

Learn more about what to do while you're in Boston.