General Information

Date: June 9-12, 2020

Venue:

David Citadel Hotel, Jerusalem
7 King David St.
Jerusalem
Tel: 972-2-6212242
Fax: 972-2-6212199

The David Citadel Hotel is a luxury hotel in the center of Jerusalem, located on King David Street, close to the entrance to the Old City. The hotel was designed by Moshe Safdie as a U-shaped structure rising 10 stories high with 384 rooms and suites. It has terrace-style suites that overlook the Old City and the Tower of David, and a glass-domed public lobby in the inner part of the “U”. All meeting, opening ceremony cocktail reception and farewell cocktail will take will take place at the hotel conference halls.


Social Events:

TuesdayJune 9
opening ceremony, cocktail reception – David Citadel Hotel
Sound & light show at the Tower of David (walking from the David Citadel Hotel after reception.

Wednesday – June 10
Special Israeli style dinner & music at Eucalyptus Restaurant (walking distance from the David Citadel Hotel)
Address: Felt alley (between Hativat Yerushalayim 14 and Dror Eliel st.)


Thursday – June 11
Gala Dinner at Beit Shmuel, at the Blaustein Hall located on the building’s roof and represents a unique architectural work. It is covered by a large glass dome with a panoramic window offering a spectacular view of the historic and moving scenery of Jerusalem’s Old City with the Jaffa Gate and the Tower of David at its center.
Address: Eliyahu Shama Street # 6 (walking distance from The David Citadel Hotel

Language:
In Israel the official language is Hebrew / Arabic. But You may find that most of the Israeli know English, especially Service providers

Weather:
Israel Weather Forecast – Click here

Time zone:
UTC/GMT +2 hours (Central European Time)
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Currency:
The local currency in Israel is the Nis (or shekel). Its symbol is ₪.

And the exchange rate is approximately 1 EUR = 4 shekels.
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Most places and ATM’s accept major credit cards, such as Master Card, Visa, Diners, and American Express
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Visa Information:

Some participants may require a visa to travel to Israel. Visa regulations depend on participants’ nationality and country of origin. To find out if you need to obtain a visa, please click here.

For the most updated information regarding visa requirements, we strongly suggest that participants consult the Israeli embassy or consulate in their home country or via a travel agency for specific details relating to visa requirements. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa if required.

Liability and Insurance:

The Conference organizers cannot accept liability for personal accidents or loss of or damage to private property of Conference participants (or their accompanying persons), either during or as a result of the Conference.

Delegates and their accompanying guests are strongly advised to purchase adequate travel and health insurance for the duration of their stay.

Airport Information:

Ben Gurion International Airport is the main international gateway to and from Israel. It is situated approximately 55km from Jerusalem (about 1-hour drive depends on traffic).

Transportation to / from the airport:
Shuttle bus which costs 4€ and takes approximately 1 hour to reach downtown Jerusalem.

Departs from Ben Gurion Airport, Terminal 3, 2nd floor, gate 23. Arrives at: Central Bus Station in Jerusalem

From Jerusalem:
Departs from: 220 Jaffa Street – the corner of Moriya and Jaffa Streets, close to the Central Bus Station
Arrives at: Ben Gurion Terminal 3

Taxi Based on the official regulated fixed fare prices, the ride should cost no more than 70€, while the total journey takes around 50 minutes under normal traffic conditions.

Tipping:

The electric current used in Israel is 220 volts AC (50 cycles).
for an electronic product at any other voltage, you must use a proper transformer to convert the current.

Electricity:

The electric current used in Israel is 220 volts AC (50 cycles).
for an electronic product at any other voltage, you must use a proper transformer to convert the current.

Local Israel Partner:

Ofakim Travel and Congresses
Tel: +972-3-761-08-19
Mail:ornai@ofakim.co.il

Please go to our link in order to book hotel accommodation and tours during your visit in Israel. Do not hesitate to contact us for any question or Inquiry