IOF Congress

Accreditation, Accommodation and Transport Booking for IOF Officials, Delegates and Guests


The accreditation shall be made through the On-Line Registration.

Accreditation fee CHF 100.00

The accreditation includes:

  • VIP tent in the competition areas
  • WOC Competition maps
  • Start and result lists
  • VIP and Media race
  • Free travel by public transports in the City area
  • City maps of Lausanne


We have made reservations for IOF delegates and guests at the Alpha Palmiers Hotel. All IOF meetings and the Congress will take place at the Alpha Palmiers Hotel.

Alpha Palmiers Hotel

The Alpha-Palmiers is an oasis of quietness in the centre of Lausanne. Its unique architecture surrounded by magical gardens is the guarantee for a restful stay. Located only two minutes from the railway and metro station it’s the ideal starting point to discover the city.

210 rooms with wide bathroom and dressing make you feel at home.

20 meeting rooms all with daylight are waiting your meetings or banquets.

All booking of accommodation at Alpha Palmiers Hotel shall be made through the WOC On-Line Registration and Accommodation System.

Deadline for booking is 31 March 2012

Accommodation in the following categories is offered (Prices in CHF per room and night, breakfast is included):
Single (1 person/1 bed): 205.00
Double (1 person): 230.00
Twin (2 persons): 245.00

Less expensive alternatives may also be offered, on request.

The WOC2012 organiser will do the outmost to find accommodation that complies with the requirements of each delegation. However, the organiser reserves the right to move reservations from one category to the next, according to availability of rooms. The delegations will be notified about such moves, at the earliest convenience.

Payment and cancellation policy

Hotel reservations must be paid in advance. Around the 20th April 2012 we will invoice each delegation for the accreditation and accommodation. Deadline for payment is 10 May 2012. Reservations that are not paid within this date will be voided.

In case of cancellations after 10 May 50% of the amount will be refunded. In case of cancellations after 20 June there will be no refunds.


Public transports in the City Region of Lausanne are included in the Hotel price.

The price for the transportation to the WOC races in Ballens, St George, La Givrine and to the Swiss 5 Days in Villars-Bretaye is CHF 30.00 per day.

Important Deadlines:

31st March 2012:
Accreditation for IOF Officials and WOC2012 Guests
Accommodation booking

30th April 2012:
Deadline for confirming reservation for accommodation

31st May 2012:
Deadline for Swiss 5 Days registration

1st June 2012:
Full payment of accreditation fees, accommodation and services ordered.