Hotel and Travel

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
265 Peachtree Center Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Hotel Floor Plans

The ASA has negotiated a rate of $224 a night for Annual Meeting attendees. Reservations under the ASA block will be made either online, with a link that will be provided here when available, or by phone at 800-228-9290 when the ASA's group code is made available. The discounted rate is available until November 14, 2018.

Official Travel Partner

The African Studies Association's official travel partner for the annual meeting  is STA Travel. STA Travel is a global travel specialist with over 30 years of experience specializing in the educational travel market. You can contact STA Travel at 800-495-5832 or 206-633-5000. Requests can also be emailed to STA Travel by sending your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

Letters of Invitation
The ASA will provide a letter of invitation to assist individuals in expediting visas and securing funding. A request for a letter of invitation can be made by completing the online form.  Please note: requests require 4-5 weeks to process. Requests received after September 30, 2018 are not guaranteed to be processed.

Questions?
Please contact the Annual Meeting Services department at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .