Travel & Lodging Information


A block of rooms is reserved at the Hyatt Regency Downtown Columbus for Forum attendees at a special rate of $132 per night (plus taxes) for single or double occupancy; wireless internet in guest rooms is included. The rate is extendible for up to three days before or after the Forum. You may reserve your room online using the LITA reservation link or you can call 614-463-1234; you must mention "LITA National Forum" if reserving by phone. The Hyatt is also offering a parking rate of $7 per day for Forum attendees staying at the hotel; please see the Columbus parking map [PDF] for additional downtown parking .

Attention: There is an OSU home game on Saturday, October 6. Please be aware that this will impact the availability of hotel rooms and parking that evening, so be sure to secure your hotel reservations as soon as possible. Room sharing requests can be posted to the lita-l listserv or in the Forum Connect Community.

Airport Transportation

Columbus is served by Port Columbus International Airport (CMH). Arch Transportation Airport Shuttle provides trips from the airport to downtown Columbus for $15 each way. They are located at the ground transportation level of CMH and reservations are not necessary; the shuttles leave at 20 and 40 after the hour from 7:00 am to midnight daily. Taxi service from the airport runs about $25 each way.

Local Information

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