Diesenhaus-Unitours Incoming Tourism Ltd., is the official travel agent for ECFG 2018 and will provide tourist services for participants, such as: hotel accommodations, optional tours, transfers from/to the airport, car rental, etc.

Diesenhaus-Unitours has secured a block of rooms in Haifa, making it possible to offer reduced rates to conference participants. In order to benefit from these rates, reservations, payments and notification of changes must be made with Diesenhaus-Unitours and not directly with the hotels.

Please note:

  1. Hotel rates are per night, on bed and breakfast basis
  2. Israeli participants need to add 17% VAT to these rates.
  3. Foreign participants who are also Israeli Citizens will be required to pay VAT.


Conference Accommodations in Haifa

Haifa Hotels

Single Room

Double Room
(2 persons)

          Per Person in
          Double Room

  Crowne Plaza

US$ 168

US$ 190

US$ 95

  Leonardo Plaza

US$ 161

US$ 180

US$ 90

  Dan Panorama Hotel

US$ 159

US$ 170

US$ 85

  Haifa Bay View Hotel

US$ 112

US$ 134

US$ 67

  Haifa Bay Club

US$ 134

US$ 146

US$ 73 

Transportation between the above conference hotels and the conference venue will be provided daily in the morning and at the end of the day. 

Pre/Post-Conference Accommodation in Tel-Aviv

Rooms for pre & post conference dates are offered at the Metropolitan Hotel in Tel Aviv. This will enable participants to join the optional regular daily sightseeing tours or spend time in Tel-Aviv, Israel’s most vibrant metropolis. The Metropolitan hotel is centrally located and just a block away from the Mediterranean Seashore and beautiful promenade.

  Tel Aviv Hotel

 Single Room

Double Room
(2 persons)

Per Person in
Double Room

  Metropolitan Hotel

US$ 150

US$ 164

US$ 82

Important notes:

  • Early Reservation:
    We urge you to make your reservation as soon as possible and before January 2018. Rooms will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Official Check-in/Check-out Times at Hotels: 
    Check-in: Sunday-Friday – 15:00;      Saturday – 21:00
    Check-out: 11:00 

  • Sharing Accommodation:
    If you reserve a room to be shared and paid for separately by two participants, please list the name of the other participant, or indicate that you wish us to find you a roommate. The Secretariat will assist as much as possible, but if a roommate cannot be found, the participant will be charged for a single room.

Payment Method                                                                                                                         

  • Credit card: Visa/Diners, Master Card/Isracard, American Express
    Charges will be made by Diesenhaus-Unitours Incoming Tourism (1998) Ltd.
  • Bank transfer, in US dollars, payable to:
    Diesenhaus-Unitours Incoming Tourism (1998) Ltd. / ECGF 2018 
    FIBI – The First International Bank of Israel
    Account #: 293342
    The Opera Branch 044
    Haopera Tower, 1 Allenby Street
    Tel Aviv, Israel
    Swift Code: FIRBILITXXXIBAN Code: IL090310440000000293342

          Payments by bank transfer should be made until February 4, 2018. 
          Please ensure that the name of the Conference and the name of the participant are stated on the bank transfer.
          Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source, in addition to the accommodation fees.
          Please send copy of the bank transfer to Diesenhaus-Unitours ecfg14-reg@diesenhaus.com

  • Commitment – Payment by employer (Israeli participants only – Available until February 4, 2018)
  • The participant needs to complete the on-line Registration & Accommodation Form, and select “Commitment” in the “Payment Method” field. Please check if the VAT number of your institution/company is listed in the PDF file, which will assist you in inserting the VAT number (required field), if payment is done by the institution.  
  • Following on-line registration, a purchase order from the employer should be sent to:
    Diesenhaus-Unitours, magalim@diesenhaus.com or by fax to +972-3-5610152 stating the amount and services covered. A bank transfer should follow.    

Important: Hotel reservations and other services will only be confirmed for registered participants if full payment has been received.

Accommodation Cancellation Policy                                                                                     

Notification of cancellation should be sent in writing only to the Conference Secretariat:
Diesenhaus-Unitours – Convention Department
E-mail: ecfg14-reg@diesenhaus.com or Fax: +972-3-5610152

Refund of accommodation will be made as follows:

  • Cancellations received by January 10, 2018- full refund less US$ 40 handling fees.
  • Cancellations received from January 11 or non-show – no refund.



The Hotel offers refined rooms with views of nearby Haifa Bay & Bahai Gardens. Located in central Haifa on Mount Carmel, our peaceful property is a seven-minute walk to Carmel Centre’s cafes and shops. Carmelit subway is a five-minute walk and other public transport is nearby. The hotel’s Confit restaurant serves an à la carte menu and a self-service buffet on Friday and Saturday. A breakfast menu is available daily. The Crowne Plaza Haifa includes a wellness centre with indoor swimming pool, gym and hot tub.
Room Size: 21 m²
Room facilities: Air conditioning , Free Wi-Fi , Safe, Heating, Cable Channels,  Soundproofing, Hardwood/Parquet floors, Coffee & Tea  facilities

The Hotel is 2 minutes’ walk from the beach. Set on the Mediterranean Sea coast and very close to Haifa’s beach, this hotel has free parking, free WiFi, an indoor pool and gourmet cuisine. The large and elegant suites overlook Carmel beach. Leonardo Plaza Haifa is close to the Matam business centre, and 1.5 km from Hof Hacarmel Train Station. All the area’s famous attractions are less than a 10-minute drive away. Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9 for a two-person trip.Room Size: 20 m²
Room Facilities: Air conditioning, Cable channels, Refrigerator, Free Wi-Fi, Safe, Coffee & Tea  facilities.

The Dan Panorama Hotel, rising twenty-one stories high on Mount Carmel, offers you a choice of spectacular views: one side commands a splendid panorama of the city of Haifa, Mount Carmel and the sea. Another vantage point presents the huge curve of Haifa Bay and the endless stretches of Israel’s beautiful Mediterranean coastline. Dan Panorama Hotel is contemporary in style with spacious public areas and guestrooms featuring floor to ceiling windows. The hotel adjoins the Panorama Mall and is close by the outdoor coffee bars and stores of the bustling Carmel Center, a favorite gathering place for visitors and locals.
Room Size: 21-25 m²
Room Facilities: Air conditioning, Satellite channels, Cable channels, Refrigerator, Free Wi-Fi, Safe, Coffee & Tea  facilities.


The Hotel is just a 2 minute walk from the Baha’i Gardens in the Mount Carmel area of Haifa. It offers a bar and terrace with panoramic views across the bay. At Hotel you have a choice of dining options, including a kosher Chinese restaurant. You can enjoy live piano music in the lobby bar in the evenings.
Room Size: 25 m²
Room Facilities:  All rooms offer views across the bay. Air conditioning, Cable channels, Refrigerator, Free Wi-Fi, Safe, Coffee & Tea  facilities.


The luxurious Bay Club – an Atlas Boutique Hotel is half way between Haifa Bay and the peak of Mount Carmel. The style of the property is inspired by the famous resort towns of the Mediterranean Sea. An Israeli breakfast is served daily in the spacious lounge which opens on the garden with pond fountain In the afternoon of weekdays you can enjoy free drinks and appetizers in the lounge.The Israeli National Maritime Museum is 500 m away, while Haifa Airport is 12 km from the property. In 10 minutes you can drive to the Mediterranean Sea and the Bahai Gardens.
Room Size: 17 m²
Room FacilitiesAll rooms offer Mountain views. Air conditioning, Cable channels, Safe, Laptop Safe, iPod dock Refrigerator, Free Wi-Fi, Safe, Coffee & Tea  facilities

The Metropolitan Hotel is in the heart of Tel Aviv, within walking distance of many city attractions. Just 183 m from the sandy shores of the Mediterranean Sea. Recreational facilities at the Metropolitan include a gym, sauna, and an outdoor swimming pool that is open during the summer. You can enjoy a buffet breakfast at Metro Cafe restaurant, also open for lunch and dinner. Snacks are available throughout the day at the lobby bar. The hotel is a 10 minute walk from the Dizengoff Center shopping mall and lively street and from the HaCarmel Market, the city’s largest open-air market.
Room Size: 20 m²
Room Facilities Air conditioning, Cable channels, Refrigerator, Free Wi-Fi, Safe, Coffee & Tea facilities.