February 22-24, 2019 • Paradisus Palma Real Resort • Dominican Republic



Hotel and Travel

The Paradisus Palma Real is located on the beachfront of the idyllic Bavaro Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, in Punta Cana (Dominican Republic). The natural beauty of the setting, the stunning tropical gardens, a climate of eternal summer all year round unite with a passion for service in this luxurious hotel to allow Paradisus Palma Real to offer guests the most magical moments and unforgettable experiences.

Paradisus Palma Real is a deluxe luxury all-inclusive hotel in Punta Cana providing a YHI Wellness Center, Royal Service, fine dining, three pools, casino and other services. The Paradisus Palma Real is a luxurious all-inclusive resort, ideal for couples and adults, but also for business travelers. In each and every one of the guestrooms even the smallest details have been carefully designed to offer a personalized experience and guarantee your full satisfaction.

Hotel Reservations

To reserve a room, please reserve early, the deadline is JANUARY 30, 2019.

Click here to make your reservations online.

For your convenience, a block of Paradisus Junior Suite Garden View rooms are available at the negotiated group rate of $305.00/person, per night double occupancy. If you need a single occupancy room, the rate will be $405.00 for each night of your stay.

Upgraded rooms are available if you wish to enhance your stay. Upgraded rooms will be offered at the prevailing rates and reserved directly with the hotel based on availability. If you wish to upgrade your room, please email: Res.paradisusdr04@melia.com requesting “ASBA Upgraded Room Request”. Include the name on reservation, confirmation number, date of arrival, date of departure. A reservation agent will then assist you with identifying and confirming your room upgrade.

The rates will be offered 3 days prior and 3 days after the meeting, subject to availability. 100% prepayment is required and reservations must be made at least 30 days prior to arrival. 3rd person supplemental charge: a 25% off over the double rate will be charged per room per night for a 3rd person in a double room.

Reservations can be cancelled without penalty up until 21 days prior to arrival (Jan. 30, 2019) and individuals will receive full credit card refunds.

The all-inclusive rates include breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages, nightly shows and all applicable taxes and gratuities. All-inclusive food and beverages severed at hotel’s 12 restaurants and room service ($5 delivery charge).

Please eat breakfast (In Gabi or Naos Restaurants) before you come down for the sessions on both Saturday and Sunday. We will have coffee service available throughout the morning sessions, but no food will be provided.

Airport Transfers

Just 15 miles or about 20 minutes from the resort, the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) offers all major airline access. Taxi cabs are readily available for $35 per vehicle. You can also book a transfer in advance for $39.95 per vehicle for a minivan with up to four adults. The most reputable company is Dominican Airport Transfers at www.dominicanairporttransfers.com.

Restaurants on Property

You’ll need to make your own dinner reservations on Thursday & Friday nights. Cynthia will have the dinner reservation binder at the ASBA registration desk on Saturday & Sunday. You’ll need to fill out the sign up forms with Cynthia between 7am – 12:00pm on Sat. & Sun. for dinner reservations.

The following restaurants are on property:

  • Rare (Steakhouse)

  • Aqua (Mediterranean)

  • Mizu (Teppanyaki)

  • Blue Agave (Mexican)

  • Passion by Martin Bersa Sa Tegui (Fine Dining – long pants & closed shoes required)

  • Naos (International Buffet – Serves Breakfast & Lunch)

  • Palazzo (Italian - exclusive for royal service guests)

  • Fuego (Latin Fusion)

  • Olio (Italian – Family Concierge Exclusive Restaurant)

  • Bana Sushi & Bana Tepanyaki (Asian Fusion)

  • Gabi (International Buffet - Serves Breakfast & Lunch)

  • Vento (Mediterranean)

  • Hidro & Grill (American – burger, sandwiches)

  • Grab & Go (sandwiches)

The resort also has 9 bars on property and the ASBA has 3 reserved beach palapas so there our members should be able to find one another easily.


Please bring your copy of any ASBA construction & maintenance manuals to reference when participating in the working sessions.

Dress Code – Resort Casual for all events (no jackets or ties required).

Weather – The average daytime temps are in the mid-80s and the average nighttime temps are in the mid-60s.

Spouse/Guest Hospitality

We invite all the spouses/guests to join us for on Friday afternoon from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. in the Atenea meeting room. A representative from a local travel services will be visiting with you to answer any questions you might have of the resort or the surrounding area.

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