In brief

Citymax promises fun for the family

CITYMAX Hotels across the UAE is boosting summer fun with the family in Dubai this year with a summer sale promotion valid until September 30, 2013. Room only rates start at Dh149++ ($40) for Citymax Hotel Sharjah, Dh199++ ($54) for Citymax Hotel Bur Dubai and Dh249++ ($68) for Citymax Hotel Al Barsha.


The Dolder Grand, Zurich welcomes GCC travellers

Dolder Grand goes live

THE Dolder Grand in Zurich is wooing GCC travellers with its signature “Live at Sunset” package. Every year, the city hosts the Live at Sunset Music Festival, an iconic event which brings together well-known international stars. This year will see the likes of Bryan Adams, Natalie Cole, Sting and Deep Purple who will perform between July 10 and 21, 2013.

This year the hotel is offering a one-night stay, Garden breakfast, a three-course pre-concert dinner including a glass of champagne at the Garden Restaurant, one after-concert drink at The Bar and a category one concert ticket for CHF780 ($837) for a one-person in a single room superior and CHF1,090 ($1,170) for two persons in a double room superior. Guests can also enjoy a complimentary fourth night with the ‘Four for Three Experience’ at a starting price of CHF 2,100 ($2,253).


Summer specials at Le Méridien Dubai

LE MÉRIDIEN Dubai is offering a host of summer specials for guests this year. Guests can enjoy a complimentary upgrade to a Super Deluxe room on booking a classic room for Dh449++ ($122) a night. It includes free high speed internet access, early check-in by 8am, late check-out by 8 pm and in-room tea, coffee and Espresso facility and is valid from July 9 to August 9, 2013.

A Weekend Special package allows guests to get a complimentary upgrade from classic to superior deluxe room with early check-in by 12 pm and late check-out by 4 pm as well as complimentary internet access, valid till August 31, 2013 for stays on Fridays and Saturdays only. Guests can save up to 30 per cent off for four nights and 20 per cent off for two nights on reserving a stay early, for stays until August 31 and reservations made by August 24.


Comfortable meeting rooms at Park Regis Kris Kin

Park Regis targets corporate business

THE Park Regis Kris Kin Hotel, Dubai, has unveiled a special package to capture off-season corporate traffic. The Day Delegate Package is available until August 31 at Dh120 ($33) net per person, valid for a minimum of 10 people, and includes free use of a meeting room, morning and afternoon coffee breaks, international lunch buffet with soft drinks in Le Metro restaurant, plus complimentary use of audio visual equipment.

Summer rates at the Park Regis Kris Kin start at Dh450 ($123) for a superior single and Dh500 ($136) for a superior double, rising to a Dh680 ($185) rate in a superior junior suite accommodating two people including buffet breakfast, free wi-fi and coffee-making facilities plus shuttle transfers to Dubai Mall and Jumeirah Beach. These rates are not valid during the Eid holidays.


Beat the heat with Al Bustan

Stylish deals at Al Bustan Rotana Dubai

AL BUSTAN Rotana Dubai and Al Murooj Rotana Dubai are offering a treat for the entire family to relax and take a break from the heat this summer. Guests can enjoy a 50 per cent value voucher that can be used at the restaurants including the award-winning Blue Elephant, Benihana, Choices and Rodeo Grill Restaurants at the Al Bustan Rotana and the Pergolas Restaurant or at the renowned Double Decker Pub at Al Murooj Rotana.


flydubai offer holiday packages

FLYDUBAI has launched a new hotel offering allowing passengers to plan their entire holiday through The move comes as flydubai celebrates its fourth anniversary and offers a wide range of accommodation options both within its network and beyond through an exclusive partnership with Tourico Holidays. Along with everyday affordable rates, flydubai will also have regular special offers on resorts and attractions.

In addition to hotels, customers can also book cruises, transfers and tickets to thousands of attractions around the world. Most recently, the airline launched visa facilitation for passengers travelling to Azerbaijan. Russia and Ukraine to complement the service offered to customers travelling to the UAE.


Sizzle at Kempinski Hotel MOE

KEMPINSKI Hotel Mall of the Emirates (MOE) welcomes guests this summer with rates starting from Dh899++ ($245) with special discounts for UAE citizens and residents per room per night for a superior room until September 30, 2013. UAE citizens and residents will receive a 10 per cent discount on best available rates for grand deluxe rooms this summer if booked through the hotel’s website.

Located within the award-winning Mall of the Emirates and adjacent to Ski Dubai featuring the region’s biggest covered snow park, the hotel is the ideal family destination offering unlimited options for shopping, entertainment, dining, sports and leisure activities.


The Saadiyat Beach Golf Course

UAE golfers get into the swing of things

THIS summer, golf enthusiasts have the opportunity to combine a refreshing sojourn at The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu Dhabi, with a round of golf on one of the country’s premier courses. Until September 30, the renowned beachfront leisure address, which has become a byword for refinement and elegance, is offering golf enthusiasts a night in one of its Superior Rooms, together with an invigorating round of golf at its adjacent Saadiyat Beach Golf Club championship course. The ‘Summer on Saadiyat’ exclusive package starts from Dh1,199 ($326) for single occupancy and Dh1,299 ($354)for double occupancy. Prices include two rounds of golf per room booked, breakfast at the resort’s Mediterranean-themed Olea restaurant and free wi-fi.

Guests are also entitled to a 20 per cent discount at the resort’s Iridium Spa, its food and beverage venues, as well as the Golf Club.