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Hotel and Local Information

Brownsville is the sixteenth most populous city in the state of Texas. It is located on the southernmost tip of Texas, United States on the northern bank of the Rio Grande, directly north and across the border from Matamoros, Mexico. The Brownsville urban area is one of the fastest growing in the United States. Brownsville's climate has often been recognized among the best pro-business climates in the United States.

UTB/TSC's campus sits on 524 acres of land in the southern part of Brownsville, Texas. A resaca, or oxbow lake, flows through the heart of the growing landscape. The university's unique architecture plays off the campus's rich history in Fort Brown. Many of the oldest buildings on campus remain from the old U.S. Army outpost.  University campus is close to South Padre Island which is a well-known sea resort. The Island is only 30-minutes away from the University campus and it is connected with the continental land with a spectacular bridge.  South Padre Island experiences a humid subtropical climate, just bordering on a tropical savanna climate. South Padre Island receives less precipitation and slightly higher summer maximum temperatures and humidity than some areas in south Florida. The warm season is long, as average high temperatures are 90–99 °F (32–37 °C), and average low temperatures typically around 77 °F (25 °C).

Suggested Hotel

Comfort Suites

651 Sunrise Blvd.

Brownsville, Texas 78526

Phone: (956) 541-3332

Fax: (956) 621-2993

The room rate is $85/night for doubles and $76.60 for singles which includes breakfast.  Attendees should mention that they will be attending the Joint TSAPS, TSAAPT, SPS conference when make the reservations are made.

Staybridge Suites

2900 Pablo Kisel Blvd

Brownsville, TX 78526

Phone: (956)504-9500

Fax: (956)504-9584. 

Studio rooms are available for the state rate of $86 and will include a breakfast buffet. Attendees should mention that they will be attending the Joint TSAPS, TSAAPT,  SPS  conference when make the reservations are made.