Bookings should be made directly with the hotels using the links or reservation forms below. We have arranged favorable rates for PDF participants.
Steigenberger Hotel Herrenhof is situated in the heart of Vienna's old city, just 250m and five minutes from the Hofburg. The Goldenes Quartier, Vienna's luxury shopping district, is five minutes away on foot.
Address: Herrengasse 10, 1010 Wien, Austria
Metro: U3, U1
Tram: 1, 2, 71, D, U2Z Bus: 1A, 2A, 3A
Hilton Vienna Plaza *****
Hotel Hilton Vienna Plaza is situated in Vienna's city center, close to Votivkirche and the University of Vienna, while the Old Town is also within walking distance. The Hofburg is around 17 minutes away on foot.
To reserve, click here.
Any questions to Babette Knopf, babette.Knopf@hilton.com
Address: Schottenring 11 | 1010 Wien
Tram: 1, 71, D, U2Z, 37, 38, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44,
Bus: 40A, 1A
Austria Trend Hotel Europa Wien is located in the city center, close to some of Vienna’s most famous sights, including the Stephansdom cathedral and the Opera.
The Hofburg is a roughly 11-minute walk away.
For a reservation, click here.
Address: Kärntner Straße 18, 1010 Wien
Tram: 1, 2, 71, D, U2Z Bus: 2A
Hotel am Brillantengrund is situated in the vibrant 7th district, surrounded by cosy cafes and just a short walk away from Mariahilferstraße, one of Vienna’s premier shopping streets. It’s a 20-minute walk to the Hofburg and 15 minutes by public transport.
To reserve, email: email@example.com, using the code PDSA.
Address: Bandgasse 4, 1070 Wien
Metro: U3 Tram: 49
Bus: 48A, 13A
Hotel Das Tyrol ****
Combining exclusive design with modern Viennese art, this 4-star boutique hotel is located on the Mariahilfer Straße shopping street, directly opposite the Museum Quarter.
To reserve a room, email firstname.lastname@example.org, not forgetting to use the code Peter Drucker Forum.
Adress: Mariahilfer Straße 15, 1060 Wien
Tram: 1, 2, 49, 71, D
Bus: 48 A
MAIN EVENT AND GALA VENUE
The Hofburg is the former principal imperial palace and winter residence of the Habsburg dynasty. Located in the center of Vienna, the original structure dates back to the 13th century and has been extended a number of times since. Since 1946 it has served as the official residence and workplace of the president of Austria. It is the capital’s No 1 venue for events and exhibitions as well as banquets, balls and concerts.
Entrance: Schweizerhof/Botschafterstiege, 1010 Wien
Metro: U3, U4
Tram: 1, 2, 71, D, U2Z
Bus: 1A, 2A
TRAVEL TO VIENNA
Special Lufthansa Group air fares
Benefit from special fare reductions from the international Lufthansa group airline network, comprising Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings.
using the event code ATAUMLH. Reduced fares are automatically displayed.
NB: Be sure to enable pop-ups in your browser while booking, otherwise the window in the booking platform will not open.
Of course, you can also book through your IATA travel agency. The travel agency can request ticketing instructions by emailing email@example.com, stating event code ATAUMLH.
Book Eurowings flights directly at www.eurowings.com.
Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) offer modern trains and a well-developed rail network. Vienna is also easily accessible by train from further afield.
Quickly find your train to Vienna:
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
TRANSPORTATION IN THE CITY
From Vienna-Schwechat Airport to the city centre
TAXIS / CAR SHARING
Vienna airport taxis operate a fixed price from 36€ from the airport to Vienna. Other taxi companies can be found here. The taxis use the same outside location as the buses (see below).
CITY AIRPORT TRAIN
CAT operates a fast non-stop train service between the airport and the city center. A single ticket costs €11, a return €19, bookable online (City Airport Train) or at the airport. On arrival at the airport, follow signs to trains and walk down the ramp to the train station. Journey time is 16 minutes.
On arrival at the airport, follow the signs and walk down the ramp to the train station. Buy tickets at either the ÖBB (Austrian railways) ticket office or machines located under the terminal. A display board shows departure times for all trains leaving the airport for Vienna and elsewhere. Down the ramp, you quickly reach platforms 1-2 for the trains.
Vienna Airport Lines runs services to various destinations in Vienna. For more information visit the website.
Bus Linie Val 1 is a direct service from the airport to Wien Hauptbahnhof (U1, 13A, 18), terminating at Wien Westbahnhof (U3, U6, 5, 6, 9, 49, 52).
Bus stops are situated immediately outside the terminal arrival hall.
Visit www.wien.info for information on
- Music & Stage Shows
- Shopping, Wining & Dining
- Lifestyle & Scene
… and more
Address: Albertinaplatz/Maysedergasse, 1010 Vienna
Open daily from 9.00 am to 7.00 pm
Weather and Clothing
Vienna has a mild continental climate. In November, temperatures vary between 5 and 15 degrees Celsius bringing sunny as well as foggy days. We advise you to bring warm and windproof clothing to discover this beautiful city!
The Euro (€) is the official currency of Austria. Click here to convert your currency
All major credit cards (VISA, American Express and MasterCard) are accepted in most shops, hotels and restaurants. It is advisable to carry an identity card or some form of photo identification.
Electricity supply is 220 volts/50Hz throughout Austria with "European" 2-pin type wall sockets. For any European or other countries that utilize 240 volts e.g. UK and Ireland electrical equipment will need a plug adapter to fit Austrian sockets.
Americans and Canadians with 110 volts equipment will need a plug adapter and a transformer to step up the voltage to 220 volts. These can be bought at any hardware store.
Passport and Visa
An identity card is sufficient for participants from EU-member countries. Other nationalities may require a visa* or a passport valid for a determinate period to enter the European Union. For specific information, please contact the Austrian Embassy of your country at least six weeks prior to your departure.
*The letter of invitation for visa application will only be delivered after payment of the registration fee.
Telephone code, time and language
00 43 is the International Country Code for Austria when dialling from abroad.
Time zone (from October 30th) is Central European Time CET, i.e. UTC/GMT +1 hour
You can check the time difference here.
The language in Austria is German but most people speak fluent English.
When visiting Vienna, make sure to come see a theater, an opera or visit one of our remarkable museums.
Opera, operetta, ballet and musical comedy:
Will be updated on a regular basis. More info to follow.
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