Recommended Accommodations

Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa

Located on the prestigious Palm Jumeirah, Sofitel The Palm is a Polynesian themed resort, comprising 546 keys. Alluringly close yet away from the bustling city, the resort sprawls over a long private beach on the East Crescent. The hotel offers a large variety of dining options with 14 restaurants and lounges. Indulge in one of the 4 outstanding private villas or delight in the airy, subtly energising atmosphere of 360 contemporary guest rooms and suites featuring large balconies and gorgeous sea views or Palm views.

Photo of Sofitel resort lobby and photo of room

Conference Rates

AED600 / AED650 (~$163-$177) per night depending on a room with single or double beds.
  • All the rates are subject to 10% municipality fee and 10% service charge
  • Rates are subject to Tourism Dirham Fee ("TDF fee") AED20 per room per night
  • The above rate is subject to 5% VAT
  • International buffet breakfast is included in the room rate
  • Inclusive WIFI throughout the resort

Making Reservations

  • Visit
  • In the lower center of the homepage, enter your desired check-in and check-out dates in the form field to the left of the "BOOK NOW" button. Additional dropdown fields will appear underneath, after you provide a start and end date.
  • In the "PREFERENTIAL CODE" form field, enter CHHSG and then click the "BOOK NOW" button.

Screenshot of Sofitel Dubai homepage showing Book Now form


  • A new browser window will be opened and you will be presented with available room options. Choose your preferred currency from the dropdown menu.

Screenshot of room options displaying currency dropdown


  • Click "+ FROM xxx" to see the full rate (e.g. additional taxes and fees) and additional reservation details.

Screenshot of room options with details and links to additional information

  • Please note that full/100% payment is required upon reservation to confirm a booking. Reservations at the lowest/HHL Conference rate are non-refundable, cannot be cancelled and cannot be changed. Select room packages shown below the HHL Conference rate option do offer flexible cancellation options, but please note that some of those options do not include breakfast.
  • When a desired room package is chosen, click the "BOOK" button to proceed to the summary page.
  • Choose your desired options and click one of the "BOOK" buttons to proceed to the contact details form.
  • After entering your personal information into the contact details form, click the "CONFIRM" button to proceed to the payment method page (please note that Visa and Mastercard are the available payment methods).

If you experience any difficulty booking a reservation, please contact Mubin using the below contact information:

Mubin Shaikh
Groups Sales & Events Coordinator
T. +(971) 44 55 5695
M.+(971) 50 7882348
Sofitel The Palm, Dubai


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Area Information


Please note that the conference organizers will not provide airport transfer or assistance in booking accommodations for conference attendees. Please see information at left to book a hotel or shared accommodation or the Area Information page for assistance with transportation.

Travel Info

Attendees should book air travel into Dubai International Airport. This airport is the primary international airport serving Dubai, United Arab Emirates and is the world's busiest airport by international passenger traffic.
The United Arab Emirates uses the UAE Dirham, commonly referred to as the “DH” or “Dhs”. The single easiest place to exchange your currency is at the Dubai International Airport (DXB), with currency exchange services readily available which do not charge a commission, and many offer to buy back  what you don’t use upon leaving Dubai. Local time zone will be Gulf Time Zone GMT+4.
The warm season in Dubai lasts from May 18th to September 25th with an average daily high temperature above 37°C. The hottest day of the year is July 28th, with an average high of 41°C and low of 31°C.
In the United Arab Emirates the power sockets are of type C, D and G. The standard voltage is 220 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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About the Conference Series

The Health & Humanitarian Conference series is organized each year by the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) at Georgia Tech in partnership with INSEAD, MIT, and Northeastern University, with generous support from corporate and other organizational sponsors.

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