Venue

The Premier: Conference on Board

The venue for this year's world conference is the MS Primadonna, the only catamaran operating on the Danube: it is a 4-star vessel equipped with an on-board theatre, a total of 80 cabins offering a maximum capacity of 154 people, a restaurant, bar, sauna, wellness area, gym, a large lobby, and free wifi everywhere on board the ship.

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The 52nd IAPC world conference offers the unique opportunity to combine two worthy activities in one event: knowledge-sharing with high-calibre speakers and the discovery of one of central Europe's most beautiful regions.

The Cabins

With a total of 80 cabins in different price categories (72 of which are two-bed and 8 are one-bed), the Primadonna offers only a limited number of spaces. The cabins are distributed across three levels and are allocated upon registration. The cabins are divided into the following price categories:

Double bed cabin "Promenade Deck" and "Upper Deck"

2-bed cabins, 16 m2, with private balcony on the top deck, with TV, bath and sofa. A total of 20 cabins, can be used as single or double cabins.

2-bed cabin "Main Deck"

2-bed cabins, 12 m2, on the lower deck, with sealed porthole, TV, bath, can be used as single or double cabins.

1-bed cabins "Main Deck Aft"

1-bed cabins, 10 m2, on the lower deck, with sealed porthole, TV and bath.

MS Primadonna Deck Drawing

First Come, First Served!

There are no early-bird booking bonuses for the 52nd IAPC world conference. Due to the limited number of spaces on board the cruise vessel, cabins are allocated at registration. We urge those interested to book quickly, as interest is growing.

MS Primadonna Promenade Deck Cabin

Promenade / Upper Deck

$2,190

Non-members' pricing: $2,590

  • Double bed cabins with balcony
  • For single person including the whole conference package
MS Primadonna Main Deck Cabin

Main
deck

$1,790

Non-members' pricing: $2,190

  • 2-bed cabins with porthole
  • For single person including the whole conference package
MS Primadonna Main Deck Achtern Cabin

Main Deck
Aft

$1,590

Non-members' pricing: $1,990

  • 1-bed cabins with porthole
  • For single person including the whole conference package
MS Primadonna Cabin Guests

Accompanying Person

$590

Same fee valid for non-members

  • Using a cabin with their partner
  • For single person including the whole conference package

All-Inclusive Pricing: What's Included?

  • Welcome reception on 8 November
  • 4-day cruise from Passau to Vienna
  • Cabin, in accordance with the booked category
  • The full conference programme including conference documents
  • Bus transfer and visit to the Mauthausen concentration camp
  • • The programme for accompanying guests includes walks in the old towns of Passau and Linz, visit to Göttweig Abbey, bus tour of Vienna
  • Breakfast on board on 9, 10, 11 and 12 November
  • Lunch on board on 9, 10 and 11 November
  • Dinner on board on 8, 9 and 10 November
  • Cocktail reception on 11 November
  • Gala dinner on 11 November including wine and beer
  • Daily coffee breaks
  • Daily midnight snack
  • Use of the sauna, wellness area, and gym
  • Free wifi

All-Inclusive Pricing: What's Not Included?

  • Transport from Munich Airport to Passau
  • Drinks at meals

Transport from Munich Airport to Passau

Munich Airport serves as the arrival airport for the 52nd IAPC world conference. It is around 200 km to Passau from the airport. Coaches seating 50 passengers will be arranged by the organisers for transport from Munich to Passau. The travel time is approximately two hours.

Departures: Bus 1: 10:00 AM, Bus 2: 02:00 PM.

It is also possible to book a minibus for eight people, for individual arrival in Passau. There are also train connections running every two hours. The journey time is 2 hours 45 minutes. Minibuses and train tickets can be booked directly at Munich Airport.

Transport prices

Shuttle bus: 50-person bus, $40 per person, booking available until August 31. You may book this option online at our store.

Mini bus: Space for eight people, priced as a package sum, booking direct upon arrival at the airport $340.

Train ticket: Munich Airport/Passau $30.

Taxi: From Passau train station to the boat $12.

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