Technological Innovations in Metals Engineering
(TIME 2018)

May 30–31, 2018 • Haifa International Convention Center • Haifa, Israel


Diesenhaus-Unitours Incoming Tourism Ltd. is the official travel agent for TIME 2018 and will provide tourist services for participants, such as: hotel accommodations, optional tours, transportation from/to the airport, car rentals, 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, all reservations, payments, and notification of changes must be made with Diesenhaus-Unitours and not directly with the hotels.

Please note:
  • Hotel rates are per night, on bed and breakfast basis.
  • Israeli participants need to add 17% value-added tax (VAT) to these rates.
  • Foreign participants who are also Israeli citizens will be required to pay VAT.
Conference Accommodations in Haifi
Haifa Hotels Single Room Double Room
(2 persons)
Per Person in Double Room
Leonardo Plaza US$185 US$200 US$100
Haifa Bay View Hotel US$139 US$162 US$81

Important notes:

  • Early Reservations:
    We urge you to make your reservation as soon as possible and before February 2018. Rooms will be confirmed on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Official Check-in/Check-out Times at Hotels:
    Check-in: Sunday through Friday – 15:00; Saturday – 21:00
    Check-out: 11:00
  • Sharing Accommodations:
    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 conference secretariat will assist as much as possible, but if a roommate cannot be found, the participant will be charged for a single room.


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

    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 the source, in addition to the accommodation fees.
    • Please send a copy of the bank transfer to Diesenhaus-Unitours at
  • Commitment: Payment by employer (Israeli participants only – available until May 6, 2018)
    • The participant needs to complete the online Registration & Accommodation Form, and select “Commitment” in the Payment Method field.
    • Following online registration, a purchase order form the employer should be sent to:
      Fax: +972-3-5610152
      Purchase order should state 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 at:

Diesenhaus-Unitours – Convention Department

Refund of accommodations will be made as follows:

  • Cancellations received by March 13, 2018 – full refund less US$40 handling fees.
  • Cancellations received from March 14, 2018 or no-show – no refund.

About the Hotels

Leonardo Plaza Hotel – Haifa
10 Davide Elazar Streer, Haifa

The Leonardo Plaza Hotel is a two minute walk from the beach. Set on the Mediterranean Sea and very close to Haifa’s beach, this hotel has free parking, free Wi-Fi, an indoor pool, and gourmet cuisine. The large and elegant suites overlook Carmel Beack. 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 at 9 for a two-person trip.
Room size: 20 m2
Room facilities: air conditioning, cable channels, refrigerator, free Wi-Fi, safe, and coffee & tea facilities

Haifa Bay View Hotel – Haifa
101 Hanassi Avenue, Haifa

The Haifa Bay View Hotel is just a two 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 the hotel, you have a choice of dining options, including a kosher Chinese restaurant. You can enjoy live music in the lobby bar in the evenings.
Room size: 25 m2
Room facilities: all rooms offer view across the bay, plus air conditioning, cable channels, refrigerator, free Wi-Fi, safe, and coffee & tea facilities