Why Together in Lebanon?

The purpose of the meeting is to enable Rotarians worldwide to discover (or rediscover) Lebanon today, and to create new friendship ties with their Lebanese peer. The agenda for this meeting includes Rotarian and touristic activities. United by the love of Lebanon, what better time and setting for Rotarians and friends to meet and share old experiences while creating new ones! We expect to welcome:

  • Rotarian friends of Lebanon
  • Rotarians of clubs twinned with Lebanese clubs
  • Rotarians of Lebanese origin, along with their families and friends.
  • Rotarians from Districts and Countries members of an ICC with Lebanon
  • Rotarian members of Fellowship and Action Groups that have members in the Lebanese Rotary Community.
  • PP Ronald Farra, chairperson
  • PDG Farid Gebran
  • PP Nicolas Choueri

Programs & Tours

  • DDG14-15 May Monla Chmaytelli
  • PP Yara Younes

Treasurer and Registrar

  • PP Mario Nasard

Transportation & Lodging

  • PP Pierre Geara
Dear Rotarian friends,

Pursuant to their mission of building better friendship for a more peaceful world, and after the successful “Together in Lebanon 2010”, the Rotary clubs of Lebanon invite Rotarians of Lebanese origin as well as Rotarians friends of Lebanon, their friends and families, to the 2nd international gathering in Lebanon: Together in Lebanon 2015. A week long program of tours and festivities is scheduled from Monday October 5, till Sunday October 11, 2015.

Visiting Rotarians will have the opportunity to:

  - Discover and Experience Lebanon by immersing themselves in its rich cultural and religious heritage, mingling with the Lebanese and exploring various regions.

  - Benefit from professional networking sessions with fellow Rotarians, visit projects completed in Lebanon and meet locally twinned clubs and other clubs.

  - Foster Friendships by strengthening the bond between local Rotarians and the larger Rotarian community.

United by the love of Lebanon, what better time and setting for Rotarians and friends to meet and share old experiences while creating new ones!

Yours in Rotary,
Ronald Farra
“Together in Lebanon 2015” Committee Chair
        
  • Day "A"

    Cedar Forest, Becharreh Gebran Museum and Kozhaya

    Miziara (Em El Marahim), Bnachii Lake, Sayedet El Hosn (Ehden)

    Place to be determined

    Opening Ceremony at Phoenicia

  • Day "B"

    Tyre and Sidon

    Beiteddine Castle, Deir El Kamar and Sidon

    Rest House Saida

    In Beirut

  • Day "C"

    Beirut Museum and MIM Museum

    Beirut City Tour followed by Downtown Mall or Souks

    Place to be determined

    In Beirut

  • Day "D"

    Tripoli City (Mosque + Souks) + Batroun

    Mar Charbel (Annaya) + Balamand + Batroun

    Qarnaoun Village – Msailha

    Vinifest Wine Fair

  • Day "E"

    Baalbeck, Anjar and Ksara

    Wineries Tour (Kefraya, Ksara, and Massaya)

    Nabeh Anjar – Anjar in the Bekaa Valley

    In Beirut

  • Day "F"

    Jeita and Byblos citadel and souks

    Harissa, St. Charbel, Byblos souk

    Byblos

    Gala Dinner and closing Ceremony in Beirut

Special Events

  • Opening Ceremony and Cocktail Reception Dinner

    October 5, 2015

    19:00

    Cocktail Reception

    Berytus and Tyre Sections of the Grand Ballroom in Hotel Phoenicia

  • Closing Ceremony and Gala Dinner

    October 10, 2015

    20:00

    Dinner

    The Grand Ballroom in Hotel Phoenicia

Ticket price for event including 6 days of tours, meals and transportation (but not including hotel accomodation and airport transfer): USD 1,000 per person.

Register now

Hotel Location Room Single Double
Ramada Ain El Mreisseh Standard $110 $120
Monroe Ain El Mreisseh Deluxe City View $110 $120
Monroe Ain El Mreisseh Premium Front View $120 $135
Palm Beach Ain El Mreisseh Partial Sea View $110 $120
Radisson Blu Ain El Mreisseh Deluxe $140 $155
Phoenicia Intercontinental Ain El Mreisseh Deluxe City View $260 $260
Phoenicia Intercontinental Ain El Mreisseh Premium Front View $310 $320
  • Above rates are in US Dollars, per room per night.
  • All hotels are 4 stars and above
  • Above rates include Breakfast and taxes.
  • Normal Check-in time at the hotels is at 15:00, and normal check-out is at 12:00
  • Early check-in and late check-out are on request, and might incur additional charges depending on time and occupancy at the hotel.

Booking and Cancellation Policy

  • Above rates are based on special rates for this event and can be booked only via this website during the period of this event.
  • A number of rooms are booked for this event at every hotel, and it is available as per "first come, first served" basis.
  • Last date to receive the bookings at these special rates should be the 10 of September 2015.
  • Payment will be done online while booking by credit card.
  • If cancellation is done before the 25th of September, no charges apply.
  • If cancellation is done between 25th of September and 48 hours before arrival, 1 night will be charged of the hotel booked.
  • Any cancellation done within 48 hours before arrival, or if no show, full amount will be charged.
  • In case of force majeure such as total or partial strike, war, closure, flood, fire or any other disaster which will result in non-execution of this agreement, all money will be refunded.
  • In case of disability of client to participate in the program for a convincing reason, accompanied by a formal letter form the concerned authorities showing proof of not being able to participate, all paid amount will be refunded.

Visa Procedures

The passport holders of the following territories can get a visa upon arrival:
  • - All European countries
  • - All American countries
  • - Australia
Guests should secure their own travel and journey insurance.

Airport Transfers

Travel agents will arrange transfers from the airport to hotels and vice versa 27/7, with meet and greet at the airport in the arrival hall. The travel representative will be holding a sign of the event. Airport transfers should be booked with the hotel.

Standard Fares:
  • Standard Car Vehicle up to 2 pax + 2 luggage : $ 25 per way
  • Medium Car Vehicle up to 4 pax + 4 luggage : $ 40 per way
  • Mini Van Vehicle up to 6 pax + 5 luggage : $ 55 per way
  • Van Vehicle up to 8 pax + 6 luggage : $ 65 per way
  • Mini Bus Vehicle up to 20 pax + 10 luggage : $ 165 per way
  • Bus Vehicle up to 45 pax + 25 luggage : $ 200 per way

Force Majeure

If events beyond the reasonable control of the Parties, including but not limited to, acts of God (flood, earthquake, tornado, fire, etc.), war, strikes, threats or acts of terrorism or similar acts, disease, World Health Organization travel advisory, civil disorder, non-availability of food, beverages, or other supplies or curtailment of transportation either in the conference city of in the countries/states or origin of the attendees, make it inadvisable, impracticable, illegal, or impossible to perform as originally organized, the affected party may terminate this agreement, without liability, upon written notice of cancellation under Force Majeure.