All the news and information you need to prepare for HIMSS13. Destination HIMSS13 is our e-newsletter series devoted to preparing you for the HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition, March 3-7 in New Orleans. On this page, you'll find previews of sessions and events, information about new products to be featured at the show, and helpful planning tips.

HIMSS Travel Services

Air Travel Information

Did you know HIMSS offers travel services?

The benefits to using these include:

•    Discounts of up to 9% from participating airlines, available only through HIMSS

•    Post-ticketing fare monitoring and reduction if possible with a lower fare

•    On-site travel desk at conference for assistance, return flight check-in and boarding passes

•    Day-of-travel flight monitoring and proactive assistance if needed

•    Lower ticketing fees than other travel sites

          o $10 per ticket on-line

          o $20 per ticket by phone

•    Search/book fares and flights on all carriers, including low-fare niche airlines and “web-only" fares

•    Frequent flyer miles credited for all flights including Southwest Rapid Rewards

Book online at or call (877) 408-4522 (8:30 am – 5:30 pm CST, Monday–Friday).

Car Rental Service

And if you need to rent a car, HIMSS is proud to announce its partnership with the following rental car companies:


    Phone No.: (800) 331-1600

    Phone Code (please mention when calling) : AWD # J095830


    Phone No.: (800) 593-0505

    Phone Code (please mention when calling) :  Discount #15C3635 / pin HIM


    Phone No.: (800) 654-2240

    Phone Code (please mention when calling) : CV #04VZ0001

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