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2019 ISONG World Congress

We are delighted to announce that the 2019 ISONG World Congress on Nursing and Genomics will be held in San Antonio, Texas USA. 

San Antonio is rich in history, alive with culture and booming with modern attractions. The city offers spectacular parks and green spaces, festive seasonal events, unique local shopping, and exceptional dining options.

Explore some of the unique, dynamic neighborhoods that make the city so unforgettable including: The Alamo, Pearl Brewery, San Antonio Missions, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and El Mercado Marketplace.

The River Walk, or Paseo del Rio, is a San Antonio treasure and world-renowned 15-mile urban waterway with the largest urban ecosystem in the nation. Tucked quietly below street level, it provides a serene and pleasant way to navigate the city. Explore by foot along the river’s walking path or jump aboard a river barge for a ride and guided tour. Other attractions are just a short drive away, among them the San Antonio Zoo, Six Flags, and Seaworld. 

Click here for more information about these amazing areas.

Congress Hotel Information and Reservations

More places to see in San Antonio:

Japanese Tea Gardens

This lush garden on the northeast side of the city includes at 60-foot waterfall, unique stone architecture and beautiful florals.

The San Antonio Missions and the Alamo

Step outside of the Downtown Reach to snag your photo at one of the four Spanish colonial missions – Mission San Jose, Mission Espada, Mission San Juan and Mission Concepcion.


Artistic passion flows throughout the city of San Antonio, and it is no surprise to find a beautiful piece of art wherever you go. Experience murals around the city, with large concentrations of expression in the East and Westside neighborhoods.

The San Antonio River Walk
The 15-mile San Antonio River Walk gives tons of options for places to take ‘gram-worthy photos. Choose from the lush Museum Reach, bustling and colorful Downtown Reach, or the natural Mission Reach for completely different looks.

The Pearl

Document your time in San Antonio with shots of this 19th century brewery turned multipurpose district.

Market Square

This traditional mercado harbors a multitude of colorful spots for your next viral image.

Hays St. Bridge

Overlooking the city, snap the perfect skyline shot at sunrise or sunset.

North Star Mall Boots

This San Antonio icon is the record-holder for the largest pair of cowboy boots. Your friends won’t believe it until they see it.

San Fernando Cathedral

Visit the Cathedral during the day for a sunny shot, or at night for a striking image of San Antonio The Saga, our light show that depicts the history of San Antonio and South Texas.

Contact Amy Spikula at if you have any questions.

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