Barceló Maya Grand Resort

Within the world most prestigious area for tourism of congresses, we have found the best venue hotel for the size and the quality of our world conference. For the Caribbean Sea, this venue has all especial facilities that you look for a congress and those amenities that facilitate academic interaction with the best rates for an “all inclusive” concept.

Single superior room$ 180.00
Double superior room$ 150.00
Triple room$ 120.00
Two minors (ages 2-12) sharing with two adults$ 75.00
  • Prices are in USD (United States Dollars).
  • Prices are per person per night in All Inclusive Plan
  • The same rates apply 3 day before and 3 day after congress dates

The Barceló Maya Grand Resort has 5 hotels (Beach, Caribbean, Colonial, Tropical and Palace), Our rates apply for all except Palace.

The hotels Tropical and Colonial are closer to the convention center. Download Map

(we suggest make your reservation in those hotels)

Please make your reservations direct with Barceló hotel.Download the reservation tutorial

Use de code WCCES2019 in the next link: Go to Barceló Site

Rates include:

  • Welcome Cocktail, Monday 20th , may 2019, in Capitan Morgan
  • Gala dinner, Wednesday 22nd , may 2019, in Teatro Palenque
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in restaurants buffet
  • Dinner Menu in specialty restaurants.
  • Breakfast and fast food (pizza, hamburgers, hotdogs) in beach restaurants
  • Basic Wifi
  • Free entrance to Sports bar
  • National beverages (soft drinks, beers, wine, cocktails, coffee)
  • Room coffee maker (including bottled water, coffee, the, sugar, cream)
  • Room mini bar daily supplied with water, soft drinks, and beers
  • Room Safe box, clock, iron, iron table, hair dryer, bathrobe.
  • Free use of pool towels, bunks and hammocks
  • Free entrance to Disco including national beverages
  • Free entrance to Children´s club (ages 4-12), Teen´s Club (ages 12-17), minigolf.
  • Gym
  • Sports:
    • Tennis (5 courts, racquets and balls), Basketball
    • Snorkeling (free one hour per equipment, per day), Kayaks
    • (*) Windsurf
    • (*) Diving (one free lesson in the swimming pool), catamaran
    • (*) Water bikes, darts, table tennis, billiards

* Subject to availability

Roberto ArnoveRobert Arnove
Chancellor's Professor of Emeritus at Indiana University,Bloomington

Conference: "The Ethical and Empirical Dimensions of Comparative Education"

Biosketch: Robert F. Arnove, Chancellor's Professor of Emeritus at Indiana University,Bloomington is a an Honorary Fellow and past president of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). He has been a CIES delegate to the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) and has served as chair of its special projects committee. Winner of many distinguished teaching awards, he has been a visiting scholar at universities in countries ranging from Argentina to Australia. Over the past two decades, his co-edited textbook with Carlos Torres -- Comparative Education: The Dialectic of the Global and the Local (2013, 4th edition)-- has been a leading English language introduction to the field. (The text has been translated into Chinese, Japanese, Spanish, and Portuguese.) His research has focused on sociopolitical and educational change, as well as on literacy campaigns and popular education, philanthropy and cultural imperialism, and world-systems analysis. Arnove's latest single authored text is Talent Abounds: Profiles of Master Teachers and Peak Performers. He has been a teachers union president, a candidate for the U.S. Congress, and the president of an experimental theater company. Having worked in Latin America, since 1962, he is very pleased to be able to return to Mexico to participate in the XVII World Congress of Comparative Education Societies in Cancun.

Semblanza: Robert F. Arnove, profesor Emérito de la Universidad de Indiana en Bloomington. Miembro honorario y ex presidente de la Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). Ha sido delegado de CIES en el World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) y se ha desempeñado como presidente del comité de proyectos especiales. Ganador de distintos reconocimientos como profesor; ha sido profesor visitante en universidades de países que van desde Argentina hasta Australia. En las últimas dos décadas, su libro coeditado con Carlos Alberto Torres - Comparative Education: The Dialectic of the Global and the Local (2013, 4ª edición) - se ha destacado como texto introductorio al campo de la educación comparada, en inglés, aunque ya ha sido traducido al chino, japonés, español y portugués. Sus líneas de investigación se han centrado en el cambio sociopolítico y educativo, así como en las campañas de alfabetización y educación popular; filantropía e imperialismo cultural y análisis de los sistemas- mundo. Su texto más reciente es Talent Abounds: Profiles of Master Teachers and Peak Performers. Ha sido presidente de un sindicato de docentes, candidato para el Congreso de los EE. UU. y presidente de una compañía de teatro experimental. Habiendo trabajado en América Latina desde 1962, está muy contento de poder regresar a México para participar en el XVII Congreso Mundial de Sociedades de Educación Comparada en Cancún.

Mmantsetsa MaropeMmantsetsa Marope
Director, International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO)

Director, International Bureau of Education (IBE-UNESCO)