Five-star holidays at a bargain

The Amiri Suite at Diplomat Radisson SAS.

Award-winning Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts, which currently operates six Middle East properties and will soon open its first hotel in Egypt, has launched a region wide special family summer holiday offer cutting rates by as much as 50 per cent between June 1 and August 31.

'Travellers to our Jordan, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Turkey and Egypt hotels and to more than 100 properties in 28 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia will be able to savour our five-star hospitality at rock-bottom prices,' said Thorsten Kirschke, Regional Director, Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts Middle East.

'Children under 17 can stay for free in their parents' room,' said the regional director.

'Children's menus are available at all hotels together with special LEGO give-aways,' he said.

The five-star, 330-room Radisson SAS Hotel, Amman, is offering accommodation at JD64 ($90) per double room per night, while staying at the second Jordanian property, Radisson SAS Resort, Aqaba, costs JD65 per double room per night.

The 246-room Diplomat Radisson SAS Hotel, Bahrain, is offering stays at BD63 ($167) per room per night during June. In July and August, this rate will further reduce to BD30++.

This summer, the Diplomat Radisson is also offering a special wedding package from June 1 to September 30.

For the business travellers, the hotel is offering its excellent meeting and conference facilities this summer for BD7.500++ per person which will include a sumptuous buffet lunch, coffee breaks and cookies, audio-visual equipment among other facilities.

With summer holidays looming in schools, Diplomat has not forgotten the kids. Special 'Kid's Camp' running three days a week from July 7 to August 6 offers tennis, swimming and karate lessons among other fun activities for just BD4 a day.

At the five-star Radisson SAS Hotel, Kuwait, the special summer rate is at KD95.110 ($319) per double room per night, whilst the five-star, 156-room Radisson SAS Hotel, Muscat is offering a rate of RO30 ($80).

The Radisson SAS Conference & Airport Hotel, Istanbul special summer rate is $120. Finally, a special summer rate of $120 per double room per night will be available to holiday-makers at the five-star, 328-room Radisson SAS Golden Resort, Sharm El Sheikh, which opened on May 15.

Rates are exclusive of tax and service charges.

Callers from Bahrain should dial 800-001, from Egypt 02-510-0200, from Qatar 0800-011-77, from Saudi Arabia 1-800-10, and from the UAE 800-121.

Callers from all countries should dial the toll free number 888-333-8055.

Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts operates Middle and Near East properties in, Amman, Aqaba, Baku, Istanbul, Kuwait, Manama and Muscat. Apart from Sharm El Sheikh two more Egyptian properties in Hurghada, and Taba will open before the end of the year.