2017 International Conference - Cutting Edge Solutions to Wicked Water Problems
Hotel/Travel Info


The Conference sessions will be held at the Porter School of Environmental Studies Building at Tel Aviv University.


Hotel Information

The American Water Resources Association has reserved a block of rooms in the Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel and the Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel which are located adjacent to one another on Hayarkon street in Tel Aviv. Please follow the booking information below to make a reservation.

Option: 1

Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/awra2017 (This is a direct link and our rate is $300 and includes a buffet breakfast.)

Option: 2

Renaissance Tel Aviv Hotel: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/tlvbr-renaissance-tel-aviv-hotel/

For this site you must do the following:

  • Enter dates of visit
  • Go to special rates and then corporate/promotional code
  • Enter the code GCP

Our special rates of $265/$305 will appear. (Breakfast is not included.)

Option: 3

In addition, WATEC Israel 2017 will be taking place at the Tel Aviv Convention Center September 12-14. The organizers have a block of rooms reserved at a number of hotels and are graciously offering conference participants the opportunity to book rooms in their room block. Please go to the following link to see their available hotels and follow the directions for making a reservation should you choose to book in one of these hotel properties. http://watec-israel.com/hotel-accommodations/

Visa Information

Visa applicants are advised to apply as soon as they decide to travel to Israel. AWRA recommends that all interested individuals planning on attending this conference begin this process at least 2-3 months in advance. This link will assist you on visa application requirements and how to apply for a visa if one is required from your country: http://israelemb.org/washington/ConsularServices/Pages/Visa-Information.aspx .

United Airlines Discount

Discounted airfare is available for the AWRA and Tel Aviv University's International Specialty Conference between September 5-16, 2017. You may book online at www.united.com. Go to Book Travel, then All Search Options and enter your Offer Code ZY28628712 in the Offer Code box when searching for your flights.

If booking through a travel professional or United Meetings at 800-426-1122, please give them the following information: Agreement Code: Z Code: ZY28, Agreement Code: 628712

Outside of the United States, please call your local United Airlines Reservation Office.

Travel Information

Conference attendees can fly in to Ben Gurion Airport, Israel's main airport. It is located at the heart of the country, around 40 km from Jerusalem and 15 km from Tel Aviv. Please visit their website for more information on travel to Israel and for shuttle information to and from the airport.

Related Informational websites:

Tel Aviv Convention Center
Activities in Tl Aviv
American Colony in Tel Aviv
The 'White City'
Little Paris in Tel Aviv