48th Annual (1999) Denver X-ray Conference™
Accommodations, Travel Hotel Accommodations, Directions, and Maps

The 1999 Denver X-ray Conference™ will be held 2–6 August 1999 at the
Sheraton Steamboat Resort
2200 Village Inn Court
P.O. Box 774808
Steamboat Springs, CO 80477, U.S.A.,
phone: 1-800-848- 8878,
outside the U.S. phone: 1-970-879-2220,
fax: 1-970-879-7322.

Hotel Reservation Information:
Attendees are responsible for making their own reservations. Please identify yourself as a Denver X-ray Conference™ attendee when booking your reservation. Reservations should be made as soon as possible since there are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate. The special conference rate of $97 per day (plus 10.6% tax and resort fees) will only be applicable before 1 July 1999, subject to availability.
Please note the hotel’s policies concerning reservations:

  • cancellations made less than 72 hours prior to arrival are subject to a one night’s stay as originally booked unless the room is resold

  • a one-night advance deposit is required within 15 days of booking to guarantee your reservation

  • no-show guests forfeit the one-night deposit

Student Accommodations:
A limited number of rooms are also available for students at the Plaza Condominiums. Student rooms are $30 per bed (plus 10.6% tax and resort fees). Please contact the Conference Coordinator, Denise Zulli (zulli@icdd.com), for detailed information regarding student rooms.

Overflow Accommodations :
Steamboat Resorts
Thunderhead Lodge & Condominium
1965 Ski Time Square
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

Travel Arrangements:
Air Transportation:

The Denver X-ray Conference™ has selected Kitty Ward Travel, Inc. as the official travel agent for the conference. Kitty Ward Travel has negotiated special fares with Continental Airlines and United Airlines.  Please complete the Request for Air Travel form and fax to Kitty Ward Travel at Fax: 610-543-0786 or call 610-543-0680 or 800-752-3718. If you prefer to arrange your own travel, you may still take advantage of the special airfares by referring to the Denver X-ray Conference™ numbers when making your reservations.

The numbers are as follows:

Continental Airlines Phone: 1-800-468-7022 DXC Reference Number: 08FJ1D
United Airlines Phone: 1-800-521-4041 DXC Reference Number: 527ZH

Ground Transportation: This year, AVIS has been chosen to be our official rental car company. When calling to reserve a car, please use the following group number: J097407. You may contact AVIS at 1-800-331-1600. Directions to the Sheraton are included on page 40. Shuttle service is also available from the Denver International Airport (DIA) and Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN) in Hayden.

Directions to Steamboat Springs*
Driving from Denver International Airport
The opportunity to drive to Steamboat Springs may be a high point of your Colorado adventure. You’ll see wildlife, blue skies, beautiful mountain scenery and wide open ranch lands. It is an easy drive from Denver, but it will take you worlds away! Steamboat is just 169 miles from Denver International Airport (DIA), or a pleasant 3.5 hour drive. From Denver, head west on I-70 through the Eisenhower Tunnel. En route, you’ll pass historic Georgetown, with its numerous antique shops and a viewing area of Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep. On the western side of the Eisenhower Tower, exit on Colorado 9 at Silverthorn. Here you’ll find factory outlet shops from Liz Claiborne to Levi! From Silverthorn, head north on Colorado 9 along the Blue River, 40 minutes to Kremmling, the hunting capital of Northwest Colorado. Turn left onto US Highway 40 toward Steamboat, just 53 miles west. En route, you’ll pass through the Rockies’ high plains and grazing lands before you begin a gradual ascent to the famed Rabbit Ears Pass. Be sure to look for the "Ears" rock formation. Upon decending the pass, you’ll see Lake Catamount on your left, next to the popular Stagecoach Resevoir State Park. You’ll also be able to view the Flat Tops Wilderness Area and part of the Gore Range, that surrounds Vail, in the distance. The Yampa Valley will unfold before you, and as the legend goes, you will then be captivated and always want to return! The highway leads right to the Mt. Werner exit, which takes you to the Sheraton Steamboat Resort. Follow Mt. Werner Road north to Mt. Werner Circle; look for the Sheraton Steamboat Resort.

Driving from Yampa Valley Regional Airport in Hayden
Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN) in Hayden is located 22 miles west of Steamboat on US Highway 40. Driving to Steamboat, follow US Highway 40 east to the Mt. Werner exit, turn north on Mt. Werner Road to Mt. Werner Circle and the Sheraton Steamboat Resort.

Ground Transportation
Another option from either Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN) in Hayden or Denver International Airport (DIA) is to book a shuttle. This is a nice option for those who simply want to sit back and enjoy the scenery, and leave all the driving to someone else! Alpine Taxi out of Steamboat, offers this service from both DIA and the Yampa Valley Regional Airport - 800-343-RIDE Once in Steamboat, the city offers complimentary scheduled shuttle service throughout the town and ski area.

*Reprinted with permission from Sheraton Steamboat Resort, Steamboat Springs, CO.


Colorado Map
Colorado Map featuring major highways

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Steamboat Springs Map featuring local roads