Cool summer at Ramada

RamadaÕs well-furnished rooms ensure a comfortable stay.

The Ramada Bahrain has lined up a cool summer for visitors to the island this year.

The hotel is offering a special promotion on its rooms, at BD20 ($53) plus taxes running from June 15 to August 31.

The package includes a 15 per cent discount on all food and beverages, free entrance to the hotel's popular Atlantis restaurant/night club, welcome drink on arrival and late checkout on availability.

Up to two children under 12 years of age can stay free with their parents. The children also get a 50 per cent discount on all food and beverage.

Babysitting services are available upon request.

Ramada also arranges airport transfers upon prior request and guest get complimentary use of the hotel's newly renovated Oasis pool and gym.

Guests staying at Ramada are also entitled to special discounts on car rentals, at the Riffa Golf Club and at luxury Alezz stores.

Ramada enjoyed one its best years in 2000, with an average growth of five per cent in business levels.

"Last year was very good, not just for us, but for the industry in general," says general manager Rohan Karunaratne.

"And this year we expect to maintain the same level of growth."

The 123-room four-star hotel, which prides itself for its 'five-star' personalised service, focuses mainly on corporate customers, who account for around 75 per cent of its guests, with leisure travellers accounting for the rest. The corporate traveller, says Karunaratne, will continue to be the focus of Ramada's business drive.

The Ramada Bahrain has a total of 123 well-furnished rooms, a mini-gymnasium, a conference and banqueting hall, an Arabic night club and bar.