Conference Accommodation

Important notice: ALL conference-accredited hotels are now fully booked!

Before you proceed to book for your accommodation through the booking form at the bottom of this page, kindly read through the following important information first.

Accredited hotels for the conference

Apart from AVANI Victoria Falls Resort, participants will also be accommodated in other conference-accredited hotels and lodges in Livingstone, all within a 10-15 minute shuttle ride (traffic contingent) to the conference venue. Hotel reservations for the conference must be done through this website in order to avail of special discounted rates. Please DO NOT book directly with the hotels.

Accommodation slots will be allocated on a first-to-register-and-pay-registration-fee, first-served basis.

The following are the accredited hotels and lodges for the conference. Click on the name of the hotel/lodge to go to the respective website to know more about the place. The number of rooms still available is indicated under each hotel option in the accommodation booking form below.

  • New Fairmount Hotel and Casino
    Types of rooms: Executive Single (50 rooms) and Executive Twin (50 rooms)
    Price: US$ 40 (for Executive Single) and US$ 55 (for Executive Twin) per night inclusive of breakfast
    Distance from venue: 10.3 km, or 12-minute drive
  • Protea Hotel
    Types of rooms: Single and Double
    Price: US$ 152 per night inclusive of breakfast
    Distance from venue: 7.3 km, or 8-minute drive
  • Chrismar Hotel
    Type of rooms: Executive Single (convertible to double or twin)
    Price: US$ 122 per night inclusive of breakfast
    Distance from venue: 8.2 km, or 10-minute drive
  • Chapa Classic Lodge
    Type of rooms: Single
    Price: US$ 58 per night inclusive of breakfast
    Distance from venue: 11.5 km, or 14-minute drive
  • Crossroads Lodge
    Type of rooms: Single
    Price: US$ 50 per night inclusive of breakfast
    Distance from venue: 12.5 km, or 14-minute drive

Please note that the included breakfast in the indicated room rates is for one person only (the participant). If you will be joined by a non-conference participant, you would have to pay additional for their breakfast even if you have booked a double/twin room.

Reserving and paying for accommodation

To reserve accommodation for the conference, complete and submit the Accommodation Reservation Form below. After submission, you have to pay for your hotel booking within 5 days through any of the following bank accounts:

  • CITIBANK NEW YORK
    Account Name: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
    Account No: 10088691
    Account Type: US Dollar
    ABA No. 021000089
    SWIFT CODE: CITIUS33
    Address: Citibank, NA, Citi Private Bank
    153 East 53rd Street, Floor 21
    New York, NY 10022
    USA
  • BARCLAYS BANK, LONDON
    Account Name: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
    Account No: 56516000
    Account Type: US Dollar
    IBAN: GB68 BARC 2047 3556 5160 00
    SWIFT BIC: BARCGB22
    Sort Code: 204735
    Address: Barclays Bank Plc, Level 16, 1 Churchill Place
    Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HP
    United Kingdom
  • BARCLAYS BANK OF ZAMBIA Plc.
    Account Name: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
    Account Number: 1028616
    Account Type: US Dollar
    Swift Code: BARC ZM LX
    Address: Barclays Bank – Longacres Branch, Lusaka, Zambia

In making your accommodation payment, please indicate “Accommodation at 2016 GL Conference” as purpose of transaction and add the Hotel Booking Code that will be generated and sent to you upon successfully accomplishing and submitting the Accommodation Reservation Form below. Your unique Hotel Booking Code will be located at the end of the subject line of the confirmation email that you will receive upon successful submission of the form.

For delegates being sponsored by partner organizations of the conference, please contact your relevant administrator or finance officer for direct transfer of accommodation payment to the conference organizers. For IITA staff, you may pay for your hotel reservation by transferring into/crediting the conference’s cost center (CC8399).

To confirm your reservation, you must send the bank payment transaction/receipt number, name of bank, and date of payment via email to Ms Suzan Katebalirwe (s.katebalirwe@cgiar.org), with the subject heading “2016 GL Conference accommodation confirmation: bank transaction number for hotel booking payment”.  For IITA staff, please send an email certifying that payment has been transferred to the conference’s cost center.

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