Chance to cash in for Dnata clients


In a new summer promotion Dnata Agencies are giving away one Dh5,000 travel voucher every day for 80 days plus one star prize - a round-the-world holiday for two in first class with Dh250,000 in spending money.

To participate and have the chance of winning, customers have to buy a travel product at any of the Dnata Agencies outlets or BTI locations in the UAE.

For every Dh2,000 spent, customers will get a free raffle ticket. When buying products for less than Dh2,000, customers can still qualify for one raffle ticket by paying Dh25.

This summer promotion started June 1 and runs for 80 days until and including August 19 this year.

It has been inspired by the popular Jules Verne classic, Around the World in 80 Days. In the novel, set in the 1870s, Englishman, Phileas Fogg, makes a wager that he can travel around the world in 80 days.

The Economic Department will make weekly draws for seven winners (one for each day of the week) of Dh5,000 vouchers to be spent on travel products at Dnata.

In all, 80 vouchers will be given away, one for each day of the promotion.

In a grand finale on August 23 this year, a draw will be held of all raffle tickets, including those of the 80 voucher winners, for the star prize, a round-the-world trip for two in first class plus pocket money for the lucky couple of one quarter of a million dirhams.

Rashid Al Noori, senior general manager at Dnata Agencies, said: "Our winners will not start their journey, as Phileas Fogg did, in a hot air balloon.

"They will be pampered with 21st century travel.

"At Dnata Agencies, our advanced technology and customer care ensure that, when it comes to making travel arrangements, all our customers are winners."

Dnata Call Centre will provide details of the promotion via a special number 009714 316 6969.

Dnata Agencies is headquartered at the Dnata Airline Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai and is the Middle East's largest provider of wholesale and retail travel products.

Dnata Agencies' business units include Dnata Airline Affairs, representing 33 airline principals; Dnata Holidays, providing wholesale and retail leisure travel products; AXIS, a neutral brand wholesaling products to the travel trade; Dnata World Travel, an IATA-accredited, one-stop travel shop delivering global travel services; World of Events, offering event and destination management, BTI, offering specialised corporate travel management; and Government Travel Services, an IATA-accredited agency catering to the special travel needs of the UAE Government.