One West University Boulevard, Brownsville, Texas 78520 | 956-882-8200


The Isla Grand Beach Resort will provide a superb conference location and an ideal venue to meet new and old colleagues in the field, at a time of the year when the weather in subtropical Texas is perfect to enjoy nature and good company. Across the impressive Queen Isabella Causeway, South Padre Island is located 20 miles from Brownsville, a border town with a great, centuries-old history of cross-cultural exchange and bilingual tradition. Brownsville is home to a campus of The University of Texas where Translation and Interpreting have been taught continuously for nearly three decades. All in all, an ideal location for the dissemination of our discipline and its academic practices.

The Isla Grand Beach Resort is the premier resort along the Texas Gulf Coast. Located right on the beach, in the southern portion of South Padre Island, the Isla Grand Beach Resort is easy to find and conveniently located near all of South Padre's top attractions. This beachfront resort has great onsite amenities such as two swimming pools, hot tubs, tennis courts, sand volleyball courts, restaurants, nightclub, gift shop, coffee shop, activities and more. With such a prime location in the heart of South Padre Island, the Isla Grand Beach Resort offers the kind of warm hospitality, inviting resort atmosphere and top-notch services sure to please all conference attendees.

Limited $85 night rates available for conference attendees.

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Free public bus service in the island: THE WAVE.

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