Travel & Area Information

The International Citrus and Beverage Conference 2017 will be held at the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater Beach Florida. See the Sheraton’s informational pages on local area, transportation options and driving directions or access the travel entities directly through their links below.


DO YOU NEED A VISA? Plan ahead and start now. The U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs website has the information you need. Check the estimated wait time for a nonimmigrant visa interview appointment at a US Embassy or Consulate. Some visa processes can take anywhere from 3-6 months.


Tampa International Airport (TPA). Recently ranked by Conde Nast as the seventh-best airport worldwide, Tampa International Airport provides numerous airlines and flights to choose from and convenient shuttles from the gates to the landside terminal. The airport is 30-45 minutes from beachfront accommodations.

Airlines that serve Tampa International Airport:

  • Air Canada
  • Air Tran
  • Alaska Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • British Airways
  • Cayman Airways
  • Copa Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • Edelweiss Air
  • Frontier
  • Jet Blue
  • Silver Airways
  • Southwest Airlines
  • Spirit Airlines
  • Sun Country Airlines (seasonal)
  • United
  • US Airways
  • WestJet
  • World Atlantic Airlines

St. Petersburg International Airport (PIE). The St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport puts you minutes away from the beaches and provides lower fares and smaller crowds. PIE is easy to use, convenient, customer friendly, and combined with a comfortable, tropical decor creates a relaxing travel experience.

Airlines that serve St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport:

  • Allegiant Air
  • Sunwing Airlines
  • Allegiant Air
  • Sunwing Airlines

SuperShuttle is offering ICBC attendees a discount on shared ride transportation to and from the Sheraton and Marriott. Discount is $2.00 on a one way reservation and $5.00 a round trip reservation. Click on the Supershuttle image and follow the online instructions. (Verify this code “HBBVV” is visible in the Discount Code field or enter it.) Note: For the shared-ride option, estimate about an hour travel time.


Enterprise is offering ICBC participants discounted rental car rates prior to, during, and after the conference. To take advantage of these reduced rates, simply make your reservation through this link, which has the discount automatically built in.

If making a reservation by phone (1-800-RENT-A-CAR), be sure to reference account #L430984 to receive the discounted rate.


Area Information

Cancellation notice due to Hurricane Irma.

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