(j3.2006) Today is the cutoff date for 186 reservations

Van Snyder Van.Snyder
Thu Jan 8 15:52:33 EST 2009

Today is the cutoff date for reservations to get the group rate at the
Fairfield Inn for meeting 187.  I'll ask them to extend it one more day,
but the rooms might nonetheless be released.


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Date:     2009 December 1
To:       J3
From:     Dan Nagle
Subject:  Meeting 187 Announcement

J3 Fortran Committee meeting 187 is scheduled for February
09-13, 2009, at the Fairfield Inn Las Vegas Airport (a Marriott
property), 3850 South Paradise Road, Las Vegas, NV 89109. 
Potential attendees should be making reservations as soon as
possible for transportation and hotel room.

The deadline for making reservations is January 7, 2009. 
Individuals attending the meeting should call the Reservation
office at 1-800-583-0079, and identify themselves as attendees
of the J3 Fortran Committee.  The rate for single or multiple
occupancy is $89.00 (+ 9% tax).  All reservation requests
require a credit card guarantee at the time the reservation is
made.  Individual reservations canceled less than 48 hours prior
to arrival will be charged a cancellation fee equivalent to one
night's room and tax.

Check in 3:00 PM, check out 12:00 PM.

Local Host:  Dan Nagle
             dannagle at verizon.net (email)

Meeting Fee: $50.00

Meeting Times:  February 09-13 2009, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Location:  Fairfield Inn by Marriott Las Vegas
           3850 South Paradise Road
           Las Vegas, NV 89109
           1-702-791-0899 - Hotel switchboard
           1-800-583-0079 - Marriott reservations center


Hotel Contact: Valerie Troisi, Regional Director of Sales & Marketing
               Phone: 702/682-6543
               Fax: 702-507-0130
               Email: valerie.troisi at marriott.com

Reservations: Phone: 1-800-583-0079 (key name = J3 Fortran Committee)
              Rate: $89.00 + 9% tax
              Reservation Deadline:  January 7, 2009

Availability:  2 rooms reserved for February 7, 2009
              10 rooms reserved for February 08-12, 2009
               2 rooms reserved for February 13-14, 2009
                 Departures on or before February 15, 2009

Meeting Room: The meeting room is reserved for February 09-13, 2009.

Transportation: The hotel offers free shuttle service from 5:30 AM
     to 11:00 PM.  To use this service for transportation from the
     airport to the hotel call the hotel at 1-702-791-0899 when you
     arrive and tell them your name and location, and identify
     yourself as part of the Fortran Committee and request a
     shuttle pick-up.  If you request shuttle service but it is not
     available when you arrive, ask Valerie Troisi for a refund of
     the fare during the meeting.  Other transportation to and from
     the airport is via airport shuttle companies, bus and
     limousine companies, taxi, or rental car.  Fares vary from
     $3.50 to $21.00. Information concerning ground transportation
     can be obtained from the internet at the following URL


Hotel and nearby amenities:

  1. The hotel provides van transportation to/from the hotel
     to/from the airport, Wynn Las Vegas, and the Las Vegas
     Convention Center, 5:30 AM to 11:00 PM, available on
     request by calling the hotel at 1-702-791-0899.

  2. All reserved rooms have a king size bed, microwave,
     refrigerator, alarm clock, coffee maker, iron and ironing
     board, hair dryer, more (see their web, URL above) (sorry,
     no dishes or utensils because the rooms don't have a real

  3. Complimentary local telephone calls with guest voicemail.
     The hotel provides free local telephone service and
     connections to toll free long distance numbers.  However,
     the surcharges for long distance calls and international
     calls made through the hotel operator can be large.  It is
     recommended that all long distance and international calls
     being placed from your hotel room be made using a prepaid
     calling card.  Such prepaid calling cards can be purchased
     very inexpensively from many department stores, convenience
     stores, and discount buying clubs.  There are no additional
     hotel surcharges on either domestic long distance or
     international calls made with prepaid calling cards.

  4. Complimentary cable and satellite TV with premium channels.

  5. Complimentary high speed internet access in each guest room
     and in the meeting room.  All access in guest rooms is
     wired, so bring a 10 - 25 foot CAT-5 or CAT-6 patch cable
     to connect your computer to the RJ-45 connector.  J3 has a
     wireless hub and a multiport hub for use in the meeting

  6. Complimentary swimming pool, jacuzzi, and 24 hour exercise

  7. Complimentary continental breakfast, and all-day coffee in
     the lobby.

  8. Coin-operated laundry facility at Mariott Residence Inn,
     across the street.

  9. Complimentary safe deposit boxes at the front desk.

 10. Complimentary meeting room with free audio/visual
     equipment, white board, pens.

 11. Numerous stores and restaurants nearby.  Even a casino.

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