2019 Alumni Weekend

Join us in beautiful San Juan, Puerto Rico
April 11-14, 2019!

Condado Beach, Puerto Rico (Photo Courtesy: Breezy Baldwin via Flickr) Castillo San Cristobal in Puerto Rico. (Photo Courtesy: Arthur T. LaBar via Flickr.)
Camuy River Caves in Puerto Rico. (Photo Courtesy: blanes_jm via Flickr) The view from El Yunque National Park in Puerto Rico. (Photo Courtesy: Trish Hartmann via Flickr)
Photos Courtesy (clockwise): Breezy Baldwin, Arthur T. LaBar, Trish Hartmann and blanes_jm via Flickr

 

 

TRIP DETAILS

Registration Cost:
TBD

(Includes all tours, welcome reception, lunch Friday and Saturday, gala Saturday night, and transportation to events)
REGISTRATION WILL OPEN SOON


Hotel: Condado Vanderbilt Hotel
Group Rate: $279 (per night + taxes and resort fees)
How to Book Online:

  1. Click on this group link.
  2. Click on Check Availability.
  3. Click on View Available Rooms.
  4. Select Room Category.
  5. Proceed with booking, by completing the required information.

How to Book by Phone:

  1. Call hotel reservations phone line: (787) 724-1150.
  2. Request to make reservation for Georgia Tech Group Block.
  3. Provide interested dates and the agent will confirm availability and process the reservation.

TENTATIVE ITINERARY:
(These events may change as planning progresses. Travelers will receive a final itinerary as the trip gets closer.)

Thursday, April 11
Evening Welcome Reception

Friday, April 12

  • Morning - Conversations about Puerto Rico's continuing recovery from Hurricane Maria and how leaders are planning for future disasters.
  • Lunch with the group in San Juan.
  • Afternoon - Free time to explore on your own or enjoy the beach, spa, pool, and other amenities at our hotel.
  • Evening - Gala with dinner and dancing at the Old San Juan Casino (now a beautiful, historic event space).

Saturday, April 13

  • Morning - Learn about disaster recovery block grants helping restore Puerto Rico as well as tax incentive programs drawing businesses to the island.
  • Lunch with the group.
  • Afternoon - Tour Old San Juan, a 500-year-old neighborhood, with insight from a historian and a local civil engineer.
  • Evening – Free time to explore with restaurant and activity suggestions from our local alumni.

Sunday, April 14
Depart for home or stick around for post-trip activities — more beach time, championship golf, Vieques Island, or other adventures.

 

QUESTIONS?

Contact:
Shauna Bennett-Boyd
shauna.boyd@ce.gatech.edu
404.894.2201