ESRI MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

Nov 8 - 10, 2016 | Dead Sea, Jordan

About

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, which once captivated ancient travelers, continues to enthrall a whole new generation as a modern, vibrant nation. From the hunting, primeval starkness of Wadi Rum, to the teeming centre of urban Amman, from the majestic ruins of bygone civilizations to the timeless splendor of the Dead Sea, Jordan is unveiled as a unique destination offering breathtaking and mysterious sights, high standard accommodations, exquisite cuisine and countless activities that can provide visitors with inspiration, motivation, and rejuvenation.

Enjoy Your Stay

The 2016 Esri Middle East and North African User Conference will be held at the Kempinski Hotel Ishtar at Dead Sea, Amman, Jordan. Swaimeh, Dead Sea Road, Amman T +962 (05) 356 8888. Please click here to see a story map of the hotels and places to eat in the Dead Sea area, and touristic sites in Jordan.

Hotel Reservations

Stay at one of the participating hotels for the best value and convenience. Reduced rates are available at several hotels within proximity of the conference site. These rates will be only available till October 31, 2016. Please book rooms early as there is a limited number of rooms blocked at these special rates. If the allocated rooms are exceeded before the deadline, then the normal hotel rates will apply.

Hotel Name Single BB
(JOD)
Double BB
(JOD)
Distance
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea (5*)
    The Venue
Superior room main building   123.60 135.40  
Ishtar Superior room village area  182.40
194.20  
Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa (5*)  100.00 112.00 400m
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea (5*)
 115.00 125.00 200m
Dead Sea Spa Hotel (4*)   60.00 70.00 200m
 Note: The prices are inclusive of all taxes
(7% sales taxes and 10% service charge)

 

Currency rate of exchange: 1JOD = 1.41USD

For Booking

Kempinski Hotel Ishtar Dead Sea- Please send your request to Mr Abdallah Al Qasem:  abdallah.alqasem@kempinski.com
Jordan Valley Marriott Resort & Spa- Please send your request to Mr Amro Saad: Saad.Amro@marriott.com
Mövenpick Resort & Spa Dead Sea- Please send your request to Mr Mohammad Abdullat: Mohammad.Abdullat@movenpick.com
Dead Sea Spa Hotel- Please send your request to Mrs Rasha Gharaybeh: r.gharaybeh@dssh.jo

Travel Information

The Kempinski Hotel Ishtar is located at the shores of the Dead Sea (lowest point on earth) and can be easily reached from any city in Jordan.

  • 58 km from the city center of Amman
  • 70 km from the Queen Alia Int'l Airport

The Kempinski Hotel Ishtar can also be reached on foot from all recommended hotels at the Dead Sea.

Transportation from the airport to the hotel:

  1. Airport taxi: cost 29.00JOD=41.00USD per vehicle (no prior reservation is requested)
  2. Hotel taxi: cost 65.00JOD = 92.00USD per way, up to three persons. (kindly arrange with the hotel in advance)
  • The accredited travel agent for this event will provide VIP meet & assist services, luggage assistance at the airport and includes entry visa fees: the cost for round trip:
  • For non-Arabs = 125.00USD per person
  • For Arabs = 110.00USD per person
    • Full size car:  US 90.00USD up to 3 persons
    • Luxury car: US 120.00USD up to 3 persons
    • Extra luxury car: US 190.00USD up to 3 persons
    • Mini Van: US 140.00USD up to 6 person
Kindly arrange with the travel agent in advance, travel agent information is listed below

Transportation from the hotel to the airport:

  1. Hotel taxi: cost 65.00JOD = 92.00USD per way, up to three persons
  2. Local taxi: 35.00JOD = 50.00USD,
  3. Al Momayaz taxi: 30.00JOD = 43.00USD (Tel: +962 06 5799999), reservation has to be made at least two hours in advance.
  4. The accredited travel agent for this event:
  • Full size car:  US 80.00USD up to 3 persons
  • Luxury car: US 110.00USD up to 3 persons
  • Extra luxury car: US 180.00USD up to 3 persons
  • Mini Van: US 130.00USD up to 6 persons

Excursions

Optional tours arranged with the travel agency:

  • Thursday 10/11, Half Day Afternoon: Amman City Tour: Amman sightseeing, visit Amman Citadel, Roman Theatre
  • Price per person: US 60.00$ to include: Air-conditioned bus, English/ Arabic speaking tour guide and entrance fees

  • Thursday 10/11, Half Day Afternoon: Madaba Tour: Madaba sightseeing, visit Nebo and St. George church
  • Price per person: US 50.00$ to include: Air-conditioned bus, English/ Arabic speaking tour guide and entrance fees

  • Friday 11/11, Full Day: Petra:
  • Price per person: US 150.00$ to include: Lunch, Air-conditioned bus, English/ Arabic speaking tour guide and entrance fees

To book any of the above mentioned excursions please contact the accredited travel agent for this event.

The accredited travel agent for this event:

For transfers and excursions, please contact:

Jordan Gateway Tours

Mr. Bashar Awwad, Email: bashar@jordangt.com

Mobile +962 77 85 11 753, Tel. +962 6 592 4617, Fax +962 6 592 4618

Amman – Jordan, www.jordangt.com

For any information related to the conference, kindly contact:

fadi.ali@infograph.com.jo , Mobile: +962 79 848 6013