Group lines up Ramadan packages across region
Inter-Continental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels across the Middle East are offering an array of great value packages and special family attractions throughout Ramadan.In Egypt, the Hurghada Inter-Continental Resort is offering single rooms at $60 per night, double rooms at $70 per night and triple rooms at $95 per night for Ramadan. During Eid, a single room will be $75, a double room $100, and a triple room $135. The rates are per room, per night and include breakfast or Sohour during Ramadan. At the Crowne Plaza Resort Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt's first Crowne Plaza hotel, Ramadan room rates are $78 for a single, $96 for a double, and $138 for a triple, the prices including Iftar and Sohour. The Holiday Inn Safaga will have a special Iftar buffet which will include oriental food items, while Sohour will be served a la carte in an outdoor tent. In Amman, guests staying at the Hotel Inter-Continental Jordan during Ramadan and Eid can take advantage of special packages at $90 per person, per night, including either buffet breakfast or Sohour. At the Holiday Inn Amman, Ramadan room rates of $68 per person includes buffet breakfast, and there will be live entertainment and special Ramadan beverages, desserts, snacks and shisha every Thursday, Friday and Saturday during the Holy Month. The Crowne Plaza Resort Petra and the Amra Forum both offer special Ramadan rates of $75, including Iftar or breakfast. At the Amra Forum, the Nabatean Ballroom will be transformed for Ramadan Nights and guests will have the chance to sample unusually flavoured coffees and herb teas inside a poolside tent. The resort is a superb family location for Ramadan, located just steps away from Petra's world-famous archaeological site, with the red desert landscape of Wadi Rum and the Red Sea Coral reefs of Aqaba within easy reach for day trips. In Qatar, the Hotel Inter-Continental Doha is offering a special Ramadan rate of QR250 ($68) per person per night to all residents and expatriates living in Qatar, while a rate of QR325 per person per night is available visitors to the emirate. For Eid, a two-day package is on offer to local and GCC residents for QR500 per person sharing a twin room. In Saudi Arabia, the Riyadh Inter-Continental Hotel is offering Ramadan and Eid rates of SR450 ($120) for a single room, and SR525 for a double room, both including Iftar.