Thirty Meter Telescope Science Forum


The 2014 TMT Science Forum will be held at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort, near Tucson, AZ.

Reservations  & Deadline: Please arrange for your accommodations, prior to June 10, 2014, at the following webpage:

Hotel Description: A breathtaking desert sanctuary located in a lush 100-acre desert garden at the foothills of the magnificent Santa Catalina Mountains, Loews Ventana Canyon Resort captures the spirit, beauty and culture of the Southwest’s Sonoran Desert. Newly renovated guestrooms offer private terraces, breathtaking views of the area and every creature comfort. Resort facilities include two signature 18-hole golf courses, two pools, tennis courts, hiking trails, and par course. A variety of dining options include the innovative Flying V Bar and Grill. Group facilities feature 37,000 square feet for up to 1,500.

Meeting/Event Details:

Special Rates available from: July 15 - July 21, 2014
Pricing: Group rates from $83

The mandatory Resort Charge has been made optional to TMT Science Forum group attendees.  The $20 per day charge includes overnight parking, access to the fitness center, tennis court time and shuttle to Sabino Canyon.  If individuals choose not to select the Resort Charge, all of the above services will be billed a la carte.

Hotel Features:

  • 398 luxurious guest rooms, including 26 suites, each with private terrace
  • 30 minutes from Tucson Int’l Airport and downtown
  • Two signature 18-hole, Tom Fazio designed PGA golf courses
  • Lakeside Spa & Tennis Center – a 7,000 sq ft spa with treatment rooms, salon, aerobics studio and fitness facilities
  • Two swimming pools with Jacuzzis
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour room service

Dining & Entertainment:

  • Flying V Bar & Grill: Casual Southwestern dining with Tucson’s best views.
  • Canyon Cafe: Casual dining with outdoor terraces.
  • Cascade Lounge: Seasonal afternoon tea and nightly entertainment.
  • Bill’s Grill: A poolside retreat.