Hotel Information

The Council is excited to announce that the 2018 Symposium will be held at Sam’s Town Hotel & Gambling Hall located at 5111 Boulder Highway, Las Vegas, Nevada 89122-6004.

Hotel Room Registration

We are encouraging our members to make their reservations at Sam’s Town (where the Symposium is being held). In order for the DTC to receive a special event rate for the conference room, we need to fulfill our sleeping room contractual obligations. To reserve your room at Sam’s Town, call the Hotel Reservation Department at 1-877-593-5993, which is open Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. as well as Saturday and Sunday between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time.

Callers must identify themselves as attendees of the Desert Tortoise or with the group code B8DTC02 to get the discounted rate. Room rates are $33.00 for Thursday night; $78.00 for Friday and Saturday nights; $32.00 for Sunday night. All rooms are subject to a 13% room tax plus a $16.94 Resort Fee per room/per night. The cut-off date for discounted reservations is January 28, 2018.

On-Line Room Reservations

Prior to the cut-off date, individuals may reserve their room online. To receive the special group rate members will need to enter the assigned Reserved ID: B8DTC02 through the Hotel’s website at

Transportation to and from the Airport

Sam’s Town does not have a shuttle to and from the airport. However SuperShuttle is available to and from the airport at $25.00 for a shared ride and $43.25 for a non-stop ride. Other shuttles or rides are also available and we recommend that you check the web. Arrangements can be made on the web.