Breaks for travel professionals

Discounts for travel industry at Al Aqah

Le Méridien Al Aqah is giving the hospitality industry a special summer weekday offer and discounts.

The weekday rate of Dh350 for a standard room, Dh450 for a superior room with balcony and Dh850 for a royal club room, is aimed at those working for hotels, airlines, travel agencies, cruise liners and destination management companies, as well as tour operators.

“We recognise the exceptional effort that people in the hospitality industry make and wanted to give them a chance to recharge and rejuvenate at the resort this summer,” said Patrick Antaki, general manager, Le Méridien Al Aqah.

The rates are on a per room, per night basis for double occupancy and include taxes and a buffet breakfast at Views restaurant. Travel professionals are required to present valid photo identification to take advantage of the offer.

The promotion includes discounts on food and beverages – 30 per cent for all hoteliers and 50 per cent for all Starwood group hotel employees. There is also a 20 per cent discount on various hotel facilities, such as at the spa, diving, snorkelling and water sports. The offer will be valid until 20 September 2009. Telephone +971 9 244 9000.

For non-travel industry visitors, Le Méridien Al Aqah is offering a weekday rate of Dh349 per person during the same period. The rate is on a per night, twin sharing basis and includes breakfast, taxes and a choice of either lunch or dinner at Views restaurant.  A special offering a stay of two week nights and one free night’s accommodation is available during weekdays during Ramadan.