Hotel & Travel Information—2013 IDEA Personal Trainer Institute™

Reminder: This conference will be held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center (Headquarter Hotel). A special rate is available for IDEA attendees.

Hilton Alexandria Mark CenterHilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, Virginia
Hotel Information: 703-845-1010
Reservations: 1-800-HILTONS

Hotel Reservations
To ensure a room reservation at the special conference rate, reservations must be received on or before January 25, 2013. Reservations received after January 25, 2013 will be accepted based on availability at the hotel’s prevailing published rate.

Reservations received after the cutoff date will be at the prevailing rack rate and based on availability. A cancellation fee of one night’s room revenue will be charged by the hotel for failure to cancel a guaranteed reservation by at least 24 hours prior to the guest’s arrival date. Check-in time is 3:00pm. Check-out time is 12 Noon.

Special IDEA Room Rate
Single/Double Rate: $129

Make reservations using the special IDEA room rate >>

Parking for overnight guests: $18 for self-parking; $22 for valet. For day guests it is $8 for the first 2 hours (or fraction thereof), and $6 for the next 2–5 hours with a maximum of $18 per day. Parking rates are subject to change.


FREE Shuttle Transportation for Hilton Alexandria Mark Center Guests

The hotel has complimentary shuttle services available to the Pentagon City Metrorail Station, the Pentagon City Mall, and Reagan National Airport. The shuttle’s hours of operation are from 6:30am, with the last shuttle departing the hotel at 10:30pm daily. Service runs on the hour, and half-hour.

Avis Car Rental: Special discounts are available with Avis Car Rental. Please use code D012112 while contacting Avis directly at 800.331.1600. Reservations can also be made at Enter code S064399 in the coupon code box.

For full details on the FREE shuttle transportation, click here >>>


Airline Travel Information

The most convenient airport is the Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) located in Arlington, VA. The airline is located across the Potomac River from the Nation’s Capital.

Airlines serving DCA:
  • American Airlines
  • Continental Airlines
  • Frontier
  • United Airlines
and much more. View all airlines serving DCA >>

Special discounts are available on American Airlines. Make sure you reference the code below.

Online: Go to and enter code 2723BS in the discount code box. Certain restrictions apply.


Additional Discounts

If you are currently an IDEA member, please check out the Member Services program at for additional travel discounts.