Cracker Chinese New Year packages
Special offers aimed at visitors from the Middle East are currently available, and include hotel accommodation packages as well as airline deals
Al Faisal Travel Tourism and Cargo Agency based in Sharjah has a four night winter package to Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel valid until March 31. Prices are Dh 4999 per person in a double room, single room Dh 6600, child under 11 years Dh 3800 and under two years Dh 650.
The package includes economy class Cathay Pacific flights Dubai to Hong Kong return, four nights at the hotel on a room only basis, Disneyland stay and play ticket, private transfer from the airport to the hotel and back and 10 per cent travel agent commission.
From Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong, is a celebratory Chinese New Year two night festive getaway package valid until 10 February.
It includes accommodation in one of their top rooms, hotel credit to spend on food, beverages, spa treatments, gift items and other services within the hotel, a special bag of holiday cheer containing gifts and offers from Hong Kong stores.
The two night package is priced at $395 for a deluxe peak view room, $447 for a deluxe harbour view room, $498 for a premier deluxe harbour view room and $743 for an executive suite. Guests will receive hotel credit of $50 per room per night, apart from the executive suite guests who will receive $64 per suite per night.
For Valentine’s Day only, Chef Vincent Thierry will create a special menu at the Caprice. In addition, at the time of booking the hotel can help with ordering a bunch of flowers to be delivered during your meal. The eight course dinner menu costs $241 per person, and is only available on Thursday February 14.
A one night suite memories package including luxurious accommodation in a suite, executive club privileges, a bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, and a spa experience for two, are also available. The package starts at $1,138 in an executive suite, to $1,586 for a deluxe suite, based on two guests sharing, per room, per night. All rates quoted above are subject to 13 per cent government tax and service charge.
Events to note this year include the Hong Kong Salsa Festival from February 11 to 17, the Chinese New Year celebrations for the Year of the Rat, where many events will be happening throughout the city from February 1 to 21, the equestrian events of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games from August 9 to 21 and from September 7 to 11 equestrian events of the Beijing Paralympic Games.