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The 21st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol,
4-8 November 2009, Port Ghalib, Egypt

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Information for Participants

» Information Note for Participants (Venue, Hotels, Visa...)

» List of Egyptian Embassies Worldwide

» Hotel Reservation

» Meet and Assist Service Booking

» Booking for Transit Hotels in Cairo and other services


The 21st Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer will be held from 4 to 8 November 2009 in Port Ghalib
, Marsa Alam, Egypt, at the International Convention Centre.

The International Convention Centre Contact:
Mr. Medhat Hassan
International Convention Centre Manager
Tel: +20 65 3360000
Fax: +20 65 3360025
Mobile: +2 016 5515244


The Government of Egypt has negotiated preferential rates for participants staying at the hotels listed below. Please visit the Port Ghalib website hotel page ( for further details.

Hotel name

Hyperlinks for MOP 21 bookings

(Group Code – MOP)

Rate (US$) for single occupancy bed &breakfast basis

InterContinental -The Palace

$140 (now fully booked)

Crowne Plaza Sahara Sands


Crowne Plaza Sahara Oasis


Coral Beach Marina Lodge

Should you wish to stay at this hotel, please use any of the reservation hyperlinks given above or send a message to:


Should you wish to contact Port Ghalib to inquire about any of the above-mentioned hotels, please write to: or send a fax to reservation fax number: +20 65 336 0023. You may also call the reservation direct phone number: +20 65 336 0013.

Hotel Reservation Manager:
Mr. Mohamed Abdelsattar
Mobile: +2 010 1949636
Tel: +20 65 33 60032
Fax: +20 65 33 60025

The map below shows the location of the recommended hotels in relation to the conference venue.


Port Ghalib is located five minutes from Marsa Alam International Airport ( In collaboration with EgyptAir (, the national carrier, and the Port Ghalib resort, the Government of Egypt will increase the frequency of domestic flights between Cairo and Port Ghalib to up to six times daily to coincide with the arrivals of international flights between 29 October and 15 November 2009. In collaboration with the Government of Egypt, EgyptAir will be offering discounted international business class fares. At the point of booking, please quote the reference event code (OZORMF) to enjoy the 15 per cent discount.

For more information from EgyptAir (the national carrier), please contact:
Mr. Medhat Elgazzar
Mobile: +2016 5510577
Fax: +202 26964840

Meet and Assist Service

The Government of Egypt is offering a free ‘Meet and Assist Service’ in Cairo for the 21st MOP delegates, using Egypt Air’s official travel and tours agency, Karnak Travel ( To ensure a smooth transit time between Cairo and Port Ghalib, everyone is advised to take advantage of this facility.
To book this service please complete the Meet & Assist Booking Form and send to Karnak Travel at and with a copy to:

Important Telephone Numbers in Cairo International Airport:
For assistance in Cairo Airport, please call the following numbers:
- Karnak representative at Terminal 1 / Hall 1 & 3 :  +2017-6146740
- Karnak representative at Terminal 2 :                   +2011-4991958
- Karnak representative at New Terminal 3 :            +2016-1459487

Booking Form for Transit Hotels in Cairo and other services offered by Karnak Travel

Marsa Alam International Airport Contact:
Mr. Hussein Refky
Airport General Manager
Tel: +20 65 370 0020 / 29
Fax: +20 65 370 0007
Mobile: +2 010 343 4688

Visa Assistance

For Visa assistance please contact:
Gen. Atef Yacoub
Mobile: + 2 010 6064046

Or the International Relations and Technical Support Department, EEAA at:
Phone numbers: +2 010 1990724 (Mr. Ramy)    /    +2 016 5450291 (Eng. Fatma)

Equipment Services

For equipment requirements, please contact the following government contractor:
Mr. Raed Eskander
General Manager
Events & AV Equipments
Mobile: +2012 2178351

Exhibition Services

For exhibition details, please contact:
United Marketing & Organizing Exhibitions, UNIEXPO
Mr. Magdi Al-Hawary :, or
Eng. Magdy Sabry :
Conferences Manager
Mobile: +965 97228530
Tel:      +965 1809060
Fax:     +965 22442485/6

Entertainment Programs

» InterContinental - The Palace entertainment flyer

» Crowne Plaza entertainment flyer

» Crowne Plaza Animation Program

» Crowne Plaza Recreational Activities

» Lulee Kids Club Program

Medical Facilities

Medical care is readily available and qualified resident doctors can be consulted at the hotels listed above, should the need arise. Marsa Alam has a well-equipped hospital. Most pharmacies are open around the clock; however, it is advisable to bring any special prescriptions with you.

Should you wish to inquire about medical facilities, please contact:
Dr. Essam Fouad
Mobile : +2 012 7393045
Dr. Ashraf Elashmawy
Mobile : +2 016 6631389
Dr. Ahmed Elazab
Mobile : +2 016 0663663
Dr. Hosam Hasanain
Mobile : +2 016 1819136

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