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13th Annual Treasury and Corporate Customer Conference
Vienna, November 10 - 13, 2017

MAKE YOUR WAY TO VIENNA

Schengen Visa

Travel to Vienna requires some nationals to acquire a visa prior to entering the country. Using this website you will immediately find out whether or not a visa is required in your case and where to apply for it in your city.

Should you require a visa, we recommend you download this form and have on-hand a printed copy of your personalized invite from NCB – if it will help your visa application - prior to sending in your application. Kindly apply through any VFS center in Riyadh, Jeddah and Al Khobar before October 15th as recommended by the Austrian Console.

For guests with a Schengen not issued by Austria, please be advised to enter via the EU issuing country. We recommend, however, that you apply for a new Austrian Schengen in order to avoid inconvenience in your travel bookings.

Flight Arrangements

NCB is happy to take care of flight arrangements for all invited guests. These flights are booked through our assigned travel agent, Mohamad el Houssein, from Mirage Travel & Tours. Kindly note, that there are two options:

  • All Airlines departing from Jeddah, Riyadh & Dammam are available.
  • Two Charted flights from Jeddah & Riyadh only: departing on Friday, 10th of November, returning from Vienna on Monday, 13th of November.

Please note that chartered Flights & business class seats are limited and are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. We ask that you contact Mohamad at your earliest convenience to guarantee your place via m.houssein@mirage4travel.com or +966 55 814 4666.

In the case that you wish to make your own flight arrangements, please share your itinerary with a member of the event management team.

Airport Transfer

NCB is arranging for complimentary airport transfers for invited guests on both the arrival day, November 10th, 2017, and on the departure day, November 13th, 2017.

Guests arriving and departing on different days are more than welcome to take advantage of these complimentary transfers. It is recommended that you let us know, through the guest registration page, whether or not you will be requiring this service.

Extending Your Stay

Upon confirming your attendance at the conference a room is automatically assigned to you. The room is booked and paid for by NCB for November 10th through November 13th.

In the case that a guest wishes to extend their stay, the hotel is offering a corporate rate for NCB guests for the 3 days prior to the conference start date and for the 3 days after. Due to room availabilities for dates outside of the conference period. Note that rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

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About Vienna

Austria’s capital is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses and the very special Viennese charm. The population of Vienna 1,867,960. Moreover, Vienna is largest city in Austria by area. The temperature in Vienna lies within a transition of oceanic climate and humid subtropical climate (hovering just below 22 °C in July and August). The city has warm summers with average high temperatures of 24 to 33 °C (75 to 91 °F), with maximum exceeding 38 °C (100 °F) and lows of around 17 °C (63 °F). Winters are relatively dry and cold with average temperatures at about freezing point. Spring and autumn are mild.

There are 6.2 million tourists visited Vienna in 2014 amounting to 13,524,266 overnight stays. Vienna are also famous for hosting conferences and events as between 2005 and 2013, Vienna was the world's number one destination for international congresses and conventions. In 2014, 202 international conferences were held in Vienna, making it the second most popular congress location worldwide. Its largest conference center.

You don’t want miss the food in Vienna as Vienna is very well known for Wiener Schnitzel, a cutlet of veal (Kalbsschnitzel) or pork (Schweinsschnitzel) that is pounded flat, coated in flour, egg and breadcrumbs, and fried in clarified butter. It is available in almost every restaurant that serves Viennese cuisine and can be eaten hot or cold. The traditional 'Wiener Schnitzel' though is a cutlet of veal. Furthermore, Vienna has a long tradition of producing cakes and desserts. These include for example Apfelstrudel (hot apple strudel), Milchrahmstrudel (milk-cream strudel).

Ritz Carlton, Vienna

Since the early years of the 20th century, the name Ritz-Carlton has been synonymous with the luxury hotel, conjuring images of opulent yet elegant furnishings based on designs from Versailles and Fontainebleau, haute cuisine in the best French tradition,

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is known in the hotel industry for its unwavering commitment to the tradition of impeccable service and luxurious ambiance introduced by the man who made the Ritz name famous, Cesar Ritz. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company L.L.C. operates a chain of 36 hotels worldwide. The chain banks on the lustrous image of its name and strives to make each of its locations uniquely luxurious. Its hotels are top-rated, including several that earned five stars and five diamonds in domestic rankings.

The Ritz-Carlton, Vienna, is situated in 4 historic palais directly at Vienna’s Ringstraße Boulevard and it features a rooftop bar offering panoramic views of the city. Fine Austrian cuisine made with local products. The luxurious rooms are air-conditioned and come with a minibar and a Geneva sound system with an iPod docking station. The rooms offer views of the Ringstraße Boulevard, the Beethoven Park or the inner courtyard. Each marble bathroom is fitted with a bathtub, a shower, a hairdryer, free toiletries, bathrobes and slippers. A flat-screen TV with satellite and pay channels is provided in each room, and guests enjoy a 24-hour room service. Small snacks, traditional Viennese coffee and Austrian cakes are served in the 5-star hotel’s lobby lounge Melounge. After a day full of sightseeing, you can unwind in the spacious Ritz-Carlton Spa. It comprises a large indoor swimming pool with underwater music, separate saunas for men and women, steam baths and spa treatment rooms. You can work out in the hotel’s gym and request a relaxing massage afterwards.