Conference Hotel: Four Seasons

As a courtesy to our delegates, we are pleased to offer a discounted hotel group room rate to assist with travel planning. If you will be taking advantage of this option, please remember to book early as the room rate does expire and will no longer be offered after the block is at capacity.

The Food Studies Conference is pleased to offer a room block at the Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver.

From the hotel: "Rising above Pacific Centre, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver presents 30 stories of relaxed urban luxury and thoughtful, experienced care. The natural charms and cosmopolitan airs of downtown Vancouver are reflected in the design of our luxury hotel’s inviting atmosphere."

The conference venue, University of British Columbia, Robson Square, is a 3-5 minute walk from the hotel.

Check-in time: 3:00 PM
Check-out time: 12:00 PM

Hotel Rates

As a courtesy to delegates of the Food Studies Conference, we have arranged for a special conference rate. Room rates are subject to availability.

Room Type Room Rate
Deluxe City/Preferred View $230 CAD/night (excludes taxes)


  • Complimentary Wifi Internet
  • Fitness facilities
  • Hair dryer
  • 24-hour business center
  • Twice-daily housekeeping
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • In-room safe
  • 24-hour in-room dining
  • HDTV with DVD player


This specially negotiated rate for the Food Studies Conference participants is available until 28 September 2018. To make a reservation at the Four Seasons Hotel, guests can call the reception desk at +1 (604) 689-9333.

When you book, you must mention the group name: "Common Ground Research Networks" or "Food Studies Conference" to receive the conference discount.

Air Travel

oneworld® is pleased to be the official airline alliance of the International Conference on Food Studies.

attendee benefits

  • Discounts on flights for attendees and one travel companion.
  • Travel up to seven days before and seven days after the event.
  • Flights available from all oneworld member airlines and affiliates.
  • Enjoy a user-friendly booking tool showing the most convenient flight options.
  • 24-hour support via email or phone.
  • Earn rewards and tier status points on eligible oneworld flights.
  • Frequent flyer privileges including access to some 650 premium airport lounges worldwide, fast track at security lanes in selected airports and extra baggage allowance.*
  • Seamless connections and quality service on oneworld member airlines.

*Privileges depend on your oneworld tier status level. For more information visit

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