Venue & Travel

Conference Center

ETCM 2019 will be held at the STEM Conference Center in ESPOL. This newly built conference center is located in the main campus of ESPOL


Guayaquil, officially Santiago de Guayaquil, is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador, as well as that nation’s main port. The city is the capital of the Ecuadorian province of Guayas and the seat of the namesake canton.

Guayaquil is located on the western bank of the Guayas River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Guayaquil. Because of its location, the city is the center of Ecuador’s fishing and manufacturing industries.


Guayaquil can be visited in any time of the year, since the city soes not have extreme temperatures. Has to seasons: winter (from January to May) and summer (from June to December). During winter season, the city is hot during the day and a little cooler at nights. In the summer Guayaquil has a cool weather during day and night.

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Recommended Hotels

Option No.1

The Sheraton Guayaquil Hotel is a 5-star hotel in Guayaquil, it is just 5 minutes from the Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International airport. This hotel is in front of the “Mall del Sol”, one of the biggest Malls in the city; The Sheraton Hotel is 10 minutes from the city center and 10 minutes from the Malecon 2000.

Address: Plaza del Sol, Joaquín José Orrantia González, Guayaquil.

Telephone: +59 34 3707070

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Superior Single Room $ 100,00. 

Superior Double Room $110,00. room

Hotel room price doesn’t include: VAT  (12%), Service Taxes (10%), hotel insurance per person (US$1.24)  and  City Tax  (US$2.50)

 Services included in these room prices:

  • Breakfast buffet
  • Transfer airport – hotel – airport
  • Internet
  • Marriot Bonvoy
  • Sweet Sleeper bed
  • Welcome station refreshments when you arrive at the hotel
  • A discount of 10% on meals
  • Outdoor pool, a spa with a large sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool bath, indoor swimming pool, gym

Option No.2

The Sonesta Hotel Guayaquil  is a modern center of accommodation and entertainment located in one of the major touristic and business development places of Guayaquil city. Sonesta Hotel is located 5 minutes from the airport and annexed to “Mall del Sol”, the largest shopping center in the city.


  • 24 hours room service and guest assistance
  • Pharmacy room service
  • Laundry service
  • Outdoor swimming pool, a comfortable and complete gym as well as steam and Turkish bathroom
  • Fusion cuisine and the best variety of typical dishes of the city and the country
  • Daily buffet breakfast with vegetarian options


Carolina Hernández /

593 981820789 / 59342595900


Superior Standard King $100

Superior Standar Double $110

Executive Plus King $120

Executive Plus Double $130

Jr. Suite King $200

Jr. Suite Double $220

Hotel room rates doesn’t include:

VAT (12%), Service Taxes (10%), hotel insurance per person (US$1.68) and  City Tax (US$2.50)

Hotel room price include:

Buffet breakfast

Fitness Center Access

All Rooms have: Free Internet Access (WI FI),  Exclusive Satellite TV service,  Digital Security box,  Minibar / Coffee pot;  Iron machine, ironing board

10% discount on Food&Beverages (except alcoholic drinks)

Transfer airport – hotel – airport (24 hours reservation)