Reception at Malabo International Airport and transport into the city
An information and protocol desk will be in place in the Malabo airport to assist participants with arrival and departure formalities. Heads of delegations will be met upon arrival by the protocol team in the airport's VIP lounges. A car with driver and a liaison officer will be provided for each Governor. Shuttle buses will transport participants from the airport to their hotels.
From Monday 10 to Friday 14 June 2019 between 08.00 and 18.00, shuttle buses will transport participants from their hotels to the Tres de Agosto Hotel to register and collect their badges in the Grand Banqueting Hall. The Tres de Agosto Hotel is located in the city centre, 10 km from the Sipopo Conference Center and less than 10 minutes' drive from most hotels, aparthotels and residences selected for participants.
Shuttle buses will run between the Tres de Agosto Hotel registration centre and Sipopo Conference Centre where the Annual Meetings will be held.
Hotel accommodation in Malabo
Malabo offers many hotels, aparthotels and residences of all categories.
The General Secretariat of the Bank will reserve rooms for Governors, Alternate Governors and special guests in previously selected accommodation.
All others participating in or observing the Annual Meetings who are responsible for finding their own accommodation, the authorities of Equatorial Guinea have negotiated concessionary prices with hoteliers and accommodation owners for the period of the Annual Meetings. A list of hotels and residences and their prices is managed by the National Organizing Committee that is available on the AfDB website. All reservations must be made via this platform.
The Sipopo Conference Centre will be the main centre of activity for the 2019 Annual Meetings. The main building offers a 2500-seat rotunda hall; there is a second building and several upscale marquees. The work of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group in Malabo will be conducted in this luxurious setting, near a 5-star hotel, the Sofitel Malabo Sipopo le Golf, and two private restaurants.