Housing & Travel

Host Hotel

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
1 Grand Cypress Blvd
Orlando, FL 32836 USA
Phone: +1-407-239-1234
Fax: +1-407-239-3837
Online reservations

The APSA 2020 Annual Meeting, May 14-16, APSA-IPSO Symposium, May 13-14, and Post-Meeting Workshops, May 17, will be held at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Florida, where APSA has negotiated a discounted room rate of $239 USD per night for a single or double room occupancy. Rooms and rates are based on availability and subject to state and local fees/taxes, (Orlando occupancy taxes currently 12.5%). Be sure to make reservations by April 17, 2020, afterwards, the discounted room rates may not apply. 

To reserve a room at the discounted rate, call the Toll-Free Reservation Center at +1-888-233-1234 and identify yourself as an APSA Annual Meeting attendee. Click here to make your reservation online.    

Your credit card will not be charged prior to arrival. Make any necessary cancellations at least 48 hours before the scheduled date of arrival to avoid a cancellation charge. Discounted room rates are available three days before and three days after the meeting dates, based on availability. Hotel check-in time is 4 p.m. and check-out is at noon.


Experience the great outdoors without leaving the resort. The area surrounding Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress is just too beautiful to stay cooped up in your room, so get out and explore everything this Orlando resort has to offer. Rock climbing, biking, hiking, and water sports await! All these activities are included in your nightly resort fee. Click here for more information.


The Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress on-property self-parking is available at a rate of $22.00 per day. Valet parking is $31.00 per day with in/out privileges.


Hi-speed internet access in the guest room is complimentary for all APSA guests.

Fitness Center

Access to the Fitness Center is complimentary to all APSA meeting attendees. The Stay Fit gym is open 24 hours.

Indoor Pool

Access to the indoor pool is complimentary for all APSA 2020 meeting attendees. The lagoon-style pool is open daily, 7:00 a.m. to midnight.


Hotel Restaurants

Enjoy great dining without ever leaving the Orlando resort at on-site restaurants like Hurricanes Lounge, Market and their newest addition - LakeHouse Restaurant. The spectacular settings of the restaurants at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress offer inspiring backdrops for the delectable culinary creations of the talented chefs. Savor island-inspired fare while admiring beautiful views at Hemingway’s, sample the best Orlando sake and sushi or get a small plate and signature cocktail at one of the popular bars.

Local Restaurants

There are plenty of outstanding restaurants in the Orlando area. Click here for the hotel’s list of recommended nearby restaurants.

Air and Ground Transportation

United Airlines

United Airlines is offering special discounted airfares for both domestic and International travel. Discounts vary, depending on the class of ticket purchased. Click here for more information and offer code.

Ground Transportation

The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is approximately 17.9 miles from the Hyatt Regency Gran Cypress. 

The hotel recommends going through MEARS transportation. They have either a shared shuttle option, taxis or private town cars available. Click here for other ground transportation options.

  • Shared Shuttle: $38 per person round trip or $24 per person one way from MCO
  • Private town car: $82 flat rate from MCO. $149 flat rate round trip
  • Taxis/Ubers: Typically run slightly less than the town car option, readily available at the airport

Car Rental

Avis is the official car rental service for the APSA 2020 Annual Meeting and the APSA-IPSO Sympoisum. For details, call +1-800-331-1600 and indicate AWD number J787330 to receive special pricing. An advanced reservation is recommended. For online reservations, click here.

Foreign Visas

Travelers coming from qualified countries to the United States for tourism or business for 90 days or less may be eligible to visit without a visa. For more information, click here.

Dress Code

Attire for the APSA Annual Meeting and the APSA-IPSO Symposium is business casual. Because meeting room temperatures can fluctuate, APSA recommends bringing a light sweater or jacket. If you are planning to attend the President’s Banquet, the dress is business attire.

Letter of Invitation

Please contact APSA headquarters at eapsa@eapsa.org to request a letter of invitation to the APSA 2020 Annual Meeting and/or the APSA-IPSO Symposium.

Weather in Orlando

The average high temperature in May is 88° F /31° C and the average low temperature in May is 69° F /21° C. 


If you have any questions regarding accommodations and travel, contact APSA headquarters at +1-847-686-2237 or email eapsa@eapsa.org