IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications
30 November–2 December 2022 // Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Hotel and Travel

LATINCOM 2022  will take place at Pestana Rio Atlantica Hotel. This is a 4 star hotel in Rio de Janeiro, with a privileged location in Atlantica avenue, with a dazzling view overlooking Copacabana beach, one of the most famous beaches in Brazil. The Hotel provides quick access to Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) and about 24km from the Galeão International Airport (GIG). Perfect for both business and leisure travellers, the hotel sits only minutes from tourist attractions such as the Corcovado (Christ the Redeemer), Pão de Açúcar (Sugar Loaf), Lagoa, the Botanical Gardens and the beaches of Ipanema and Leblon. In addition, it is only 11 km from the city centre and 750 m from an underground station.

Hotel reservation

When making the reservation the guest must inform that is part of the IEEE LATINCOM 2022 event with promocode LATCOM22 to have the especial 15% discount in accommodation on the Pestana Website (

The special discount will be available from 25th November to December 7th 2022.

Each guest will be responsible for your own accommodation
Reservations can be made directly on Pestana Website , with the reservation center +55 11 2109-5559 or
The guests should inform the credit card information when making the reservation and must present the same credit card at check in.
The credit card informed will be utilized as a no show guarantee.
The payment of extras must be paid by each guest at the checkout by cash or credit card.
Especial rate for the group is subject to availability.

Airport transfers

The city of Rio de Janeiro has two airports:

Santos Dumont (SDU) – airport that receives only domestic flights and is located Downtown. The approximate distance from Santos Dumont to Copacabana is 10km and from Santos Dumont to Barra da Tijuca is approximately 30km.

 Galeão (GIG) – Rio’s main airport is the Antonio Carlos Jobim International Airport, better known as Galeão and is located on Ilha do Governador, in the northern part of the city. Galeão receives all International flights and also receives national flights from all over the country. The approximate distance from Galeão to Copacabana is 25km and to Barra da Tijuca approximately 35km.

Approximate costs (from Galeão International Airport):

Options Copacabana Ipanema São Conrado Barra da Tijuca
1 – Yellow Cab (approx.) R$ 80 R$ 80 R$ 90 R$ 100
2 – Special Taxis (Transcoopass) R$ 150 R$ 150 R$ 175 R$ 185
3 – Private Tranfers (sedan
max 2 people)
R$ 360 R$ 360 R$ 400 R$ 400


1 – Yellow Cab :  Amount is charged according to the taximeter. Taxi driver will probably not be able to speak English. In case of using this service, we recommend to use the official Yellow Cab company at the airport.

2 – Special Taxi : Special Taxi vouchers can be purchased at the arriving hall outside customs. Payment with credit card is accepted and hostesses are bilingual. In some companies the driver can also charge directly to the passenger. We advise “TranscoopassTaxi” – WhatsApp + 55 21 98112 8140 – Phone: +55 21 2209-1555, which is registered with the tourism Board.

3 – Private Transfer

You can request a private service. A professional driver will be waiting for you at the arrival gate, after you have passed the customs at the restricted area. Driver will be holding a sign with your name on it and will take you to your hotel. Service must be requested with minimum 72 hours in advance. Advance payment is requested. To request a private service, please email Creacteve Eventos , the PCO of the Conference at or WhatsApp message at + 55 21 99557 0582


Uber is another great option of transportation with very affordable prices.
To use this service it is necessary to create an account at
Fares may vary due to traffic, weather and other factors.

For additional information such as: ride options, estimated prices, how to pick up and more, please access:


We suggest the use of Vá de Onibus or Moovit apps to check the bus and public transport lines in Rio de Janeiro.

The Moovit app is quite complete with several mobility options. You can either consult online or download the app: