Travel Information/Galveston

Galveston Island is excited to welcome the 2011 North American Beekeeping Conference and Tradeshow.  The Galveston Convention and Visitors Bureau is working with local business to provide you with discounts and offers for you to enjoy during your stay.  Please check back often as we will continue to post additional offers as they become available.

Transportation to/from the Airport:

Galveston Limousine is offering a discounted rate for airport shuttle transportation for the upcoming 2011 North American Beekeeping Conference & Tradeshow (NABC Conference). Please see below for special rates, deadline and payment information.

  • For flights arriving before 5:00 PM, shuttle transportation from Hobby Airport (HOU) is available for $45.00 one-way or $60.00 round-trip per person.
  • For flights arriving before 4:00 PM, shuttle transprotation from George Bush International (IAH) Airport is available for $55.00 one-way or $70.00 round-trip per person.
  • For flights arriving outside of these time frames, please call Galveston Limousine directly for a quote on private transfers.


All reservations must be prepaid by credit card to receive the discounted rate. The advance reservation deadline is December 24th and reservations must be made by this date to receive the discounted rate.  Reservations made after this date will be full fare.

Please call Galveston Limousine at (409) 744-5466 or (800) 640-4826 to make your reservation. Please be sure to identify yourself as a NABC Conference attendees in order to receive the discounted rate.

Dining options near the Convention Center:

The Holiday Inn Resort (5002 Seawall Blvd):

  • The Jetty Restaurant (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, seven days/week)

The San Luis Resort (5222 Seawall Blvd):

  • The Steakhouse (Dinner service only (Monday-Saturday)
  • The Café (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, seven days/week)
  • H2O Pool Bar (Lunch, Dinner, seven days/week)

The Hilton Island Resort (5400 Seawall Blvd):

  • Palm Court (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, seven days/week)

Within Walking Distance:

  • IHOP (53rd Seawall Blvd) (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, seven days/week
  • Rainforest Café (5310 Seawall Blvd) (Lunch, Dinner, seven days/week)
  • Landry’s Seafood (5310 Seawall Blvd) (Lunch, Dinner, seven days/week)
  • Kroger Supermarket (5730 Seawall Blvd)

Additionally, breakfast and lunch concession items will be available for purchase within the convention center during the conference.

Moody Gardens Golf Course

Conference attendees and their guests are invited to enjoy a round of golf at Moody Gardens Golf Course, Galveston’s premier public golf course featuring lush paspalum fairways and greens, more than 500 palm trees and natural wetlands and shorebird habitat. Five sets of tees create diverse challenges for all levels of play. For a special discount (save up to $26 per player), mention the Beekeeping Conference when booking your tee time January 1-9, 2011. We have Cobra rentals if you leave your clubs at home! Tee times are accepted 7 days in advance by calling 409.683.4653. Visit for more information about the course.