International Conference on Interpretation



Due to a circumstance out of NAI’s control, our International conference venue has been changed from SESC in the Jacarepaguá region to the Windsor Florida Hotel located in the heart of the Rio de Janeiro Flamengo neighborhood. Within walking distance to several museums, restaurants, shopping and the beach!

If you have booked your rooms at the Novotel, IBIS or Hilton near SESC, you will need to cancel and rebook at the Windsor Florida Hotel, our new conference hotel. Or you can choose the Hostel Republica for even lower rates (see below).

New Conference Location:
Windsor Florida
Rua Ferreira Viana, 81
Rio de Janeiro RJ 22210-100

Windsor Florida Hotel

Rua Ferreira Viana, 81, Rio de Janeiro RJ 22210-100 Brazil. +55 (21) 2195-7800 Price Range: we have a block of rooms starting at Single room - $258.00 Reais / $68.00 USD; Double room - $258.00 Reais / $68.00 USD; Triple room - $322.50 Reais / $86.00 USD. Breakfast included. (Value Added Tax not included). Parking is available for those that live in Rio de Janeiro and will be provided for free on a first come, first served basis. Check in is at 2pm and check out is at 12pm.

To book your rooms at the group negotiated rate, please visit their website. The revised group code 42705 will auto-populate—no need to change the code! If you have any questions or concerns you may email reservations at

Hostel Republica

Lower cost but still great option is the Hostel Republica. Located at Rua Silveira Martins, 139 Catete Rio de Janeiro – RJ 22221-000 Brazil.

Price Range: estimated $50 Reais / $14.00 USD (per day, shared hostel room). To book your room please visit their website at

There are several other lodging options to choose from near our conference location. To locate a hotel near The Windsor Florida Hotel, please do your research to make sure it is within safe walking distance.


Rio’s International Airport—Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, also known as Galeão International Airport—offers flights from major cities throughout the world. At the time of this publication, direct flights from the US are as low as $900 (from New York), $1,100 (from Denver), or $1,200 (from Los Angeles). 


NAI has setup a bus group transportation at a reduced fee to/from Rio Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, (also known as Galeão International Airport) (GIG) to the Windsor Florida Hotel. the group rate of r$ 90,00 Brazilian Real (about $24 USD) per person, per one-way will be offered on Sunday, May 19, and Saturday, May 25 (the conference’s busiest arrival/departure days) only. You may also book outside of these days; additional rates will apply.

To book your transportation using the conference designated group transport company, please visit

Additional means of transportation: The easiest method of transportation is Uber. To see rates for shuttles, taxis, and private sedans, visit


To enter Brazil, you will need a valid passport that does not expire for at least six months after date of entry. 

Visa Information 

Visitors from certain countries need a visa to enter Brazil for tourism activities and to attend conferences and seminars; U.S. tourists visiting Brazil must obtain a visa in order to enter the county: 

*Note that visa application processes and times vary depending on country requirements. Early application is highly recommended.

Recommended Vaccinations

For up to date information on travel vaccinations for Brazil, please visit the Centers for Disease Control Prevention website.


NAI International Conference

May 20–24, 2019
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil