2009 World AI Conference

Creating a Positive Revolution for Sustainable Change

Soaltee Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kathmandu.

Dates: November 16-19, 2009

Come, be part of the positive change revolution!

The conference will feature top leaders, practitioners and scholars from around the world focused on strength-based approaches for change and development. Highlighting best practices and stories of success from around the globe, the event promises to be a premier learning and collaborative opportunity for today’s leaders, managers, and development professionals in government, non-government organizations and business at every level of society. 

This conference is an initiative of ‘Imagine Nepal’, in close collaboration with Dr. David Cooperrider, Professor of Organizational Behavior at Case Western ReserveUniversity. Imagine Nepal (IN) is a social movement dedicated to helping create a positive future by tapping the power of positive strengths.   
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Convenient Location Hotels for AI Delegates

5 Star Accomodation  
solteehotel Soaltee Crowne Plaza
Soalteemod, Kathmandu, Nepal

Soaltee Crowne Plaza Kathmandu is considered a legendary landmark within the Kathmandu cityscape and is also the premier hotel of the Kingdom.  Spread over 11 acres of space and surrounded by manicured gardens and views of the mountain ranges, the Soaltee Crowne Plaza offers a resort atmosphere for both business and leisure travelers.
Hotel Yak and Yeti
Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal

Hotel Yak and Yeti, is a premier five-star deluxe oasis in the heart of Kathmandu, Nepal. Modern day sophistication greets cultural heritage in the ample grounds of the 100-year-old palace and newly designed structure of the hotel. Find refuge among antique fountains, gilded temples and emerald gardens as you remain just moments away from all the shops and adventure of the Kathmandu city.
hotel_annapurna Hotel Del' Annapurna
Durbar Marg, Kathmandu, Nepal

Established in 1965, Hotel de l’ Annapurna prides in being the first Five Star Hotel of Nepal. The capital based, centrally located Hotel’s hospitality exemplifies the nation’s philosophy “Athiti Devo Bhawa ( Guests are like Gods )”

4 Star Accomodation

grand_hotel Grand Hotel
Soalteemod, Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu valley is the cultural hub of Nepal where the ancient religions of Hinduism and Buddism have co-existed in perfect harmony. The valley abounds in superb specimens of pagodas, stupas and palatial buildings. But one building stands above the rest, in the capital city, The Grand Hotel- Officially the tallest hotel in Nepal.
himalaya_hotel Hotel Himalaya
Lalitpur, Kathmandu, Nepal

Hotel Himalaya, distinguished by its 180 degree panoromic view of the majestic Himalayas from where it draws its name, offers an intimate sense of luxury and is an address near the business district of Kathmandu. The Hotels is also strategically situated at the gateway to the ancient city of Patan nestled against the backdrop of the commercial hub of the Capital.

Budget Hotel

kathmandu_guest_house Kathmandu Guest House
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Kathmandu Guest House was a Rana mansion converted into a hotel by Karna Sakya in 1967. Starting with just 13 rooms, it has grown into a sprawling 121-room hotel with amenities to pamper even the most demanding and reputed to be an internationally acknowledged "best budget hotel".
marsandi_01 Hotel Marshyangdi
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Hotel Marshyangdi, providing world-class living quarters to visitors, has been in operation since 1990. It is a family owned and operated business and originates from Manang, a remote mountain region nestled in the western districts of Nepal.
Holy Himalaya
Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Hotel Holy Himalaya is centrally located in Thamel. Though you are at the heart of the city you can experience the best environment serene and clean as it is located off of the main roads. The hotel has a wonderful rooftop garden, thus you can wake up with your refreshing morning tea and exotic scenery of the mountain.


Customized package details for AI Conference delegates:

Package Includes:

  • Arrival and Departure Transfers (Airport – Hotel – Airport)
  • Hotel stay with complimentary Breakfast
  • Daily conference transfers (Hotel – Conference – Hotel)

You can choose from the list of Hotels above:

  • 5 star Hotel package
  • 4 star Hotel package
  • 2 star Hotel package
  • Budget Hotel package

Optional add-on activities, we recommend while you are in Nepal:

  • Early Morning Mountain Flight
  • Cultural Experience comprising of superb Dinner along with a Cultural Show
  • Pre/Post Conference Package Tours

Nepal has many different things to offer for sightseeing. The natural beauty and Himalayan views, the culture and traditions, the historical monument, art and architecture, Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas and monasteries, its people and rites, myths and mysteries which are a part of the daily life of the people of Nepal.

To experience Nepal and its beauty we recomend the below short tours:

  • Kathmandu Sightseeing 3 day or 5 Days (Kathmandu/Nagarkot/Dhulikhel)
  • Pokhara Extension
  • Chitwan Extension
  • Pokhara & Chitwan & Lumbini Extension
  • Pokhara & Bandipur + Chitwan & Lumbini Extension- Click here for more Locations.
  • Trekking, Rafting, Jungle Safaris, Paragliding & Shopping- Click here for more Activities.

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