In Brief


Stay and relax packages at Hatta Fort
HATTA Fort Hotel and Retreat’s close vicinity to the red desert dunes of the Hatta region, the Hatta mountain pools and the dried river beds, makes it an ideal stopover point for wadi excursions.

Their summer midweek package includes a stay in a chalet-style room and dinner in the restaurant for only Dh275 per person sharing per night. The hotel’s weekend offer includes stay in a chalet-style room and a buffet starter with a choice from the dinner menu for only Dh325 per person sharing per night. Offers are valid on Thursday nights until August 31, 2005.

Special offer from Bateaux Dubai
THIS summer, experience freshly-prepared gourmet cuisine, personalised service, fantastic ambience and live entertainment while cruising on Bateaux Dubai for only Dh180 per person. In addition to a welcome drink, canapés and a four-course gourmet dinner, you will cruise through the heart of the city in air-conditioned comfort – the perfect summer social. The offer runs from June 1 to August 31, 2005.

Sail away onboard Al Mansour Dhow
THE InterCon Dubai has come up with an amazing offer on board the Al Mansour Dhow featuring a sumptuous International and Arabic buffet along with a refreshing welcome drink for only Dh125 per person. This offer is valid only from June 1 until September 30, 2005. Al Mansour Dhow sails away from Dubai’s creek and out into the open sea in a remarkable way to unwind and relax in a luxurious atmosphere.

Grand Hyatt Dubai launches summer packages
GRAND Hyatt Dubai is offering special three- and four-night accommodation packages throughout the summer months. From June 18 to August 31, guests who book two or three nights accommodation will enjoy an additional free night to indulge in the hotel’s luxury facilities. During June and July, three-night packages start from only Dh1,699 and four-night packages from Dh1,999. Throughout the month of August, the packages start from Dh1,999 and Dh2,399 for three nights and four nights respectively. Prices are exclusive of 10 per cent municipality fees and 10 per cent service charge.

Sizzling family packages at Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai
The Mövenpick Hotel has announced its sizzling family packages filled with fun and excitement complemented with Swiss Hospitality. The hotel provides an amazing value deal. For two nights and three days, have the time of your life for only Dh3,210. The package includes complimentary breakfast for two persons and children under 12 years and 50-percent discount for dinner in all renowned restaurants. The Mövenpick Hotel Bur Dubai also has a relax executive style package which may be just the thing for a short break before going back to work. Check into the hotel for two nights and three days for a mere Dh2,120 and unwind yourself.

Dining offers at Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa
WHEN it comes to dining, Dubai Marine has an enviable reputation with 12 theme outlets. Throughout summer, diners at Dubai Marine’s selected restaurants will get a voucher to the value of 30 per cent of their total bill to be redeemed on their next visit. The promotion is on offer from June 15 till August 31, 2005.

Take a break at Coral hotels
FANCY a short break in Dubai? Then this summer is the best time to do so, if you want to take advantage of the fabulous discounts on room rates at Coral Deira, Dubai, and Coral Oriental, Dubai. The hotel is offering special room rates and fabulous discounts on banquets. Travellers can make the biggest savings on room rates, with upto 50-percent discount on room rates. In addition, there is a special full day delegation rate of Dh70 net per person for banquets. The special rates are valid until August 31, 2005.

Gulf Air awards triple bonus to frequent flyers
GULF Air is awarding triple miles on Economy Class travel to selected destinations across the GCC and further afield during an ongoing promotion that lasts till June 15, 2005. The triple bonus means free reward flights are faster and easier to earn. For instance, a return flight from Bahrain to London would normally earn 6,308 miles in Economy Class, but with this triple mile offer, the mileage earned is a generous 18,924 enough miles for a return Economy Class ticket from Bahrain to Athens, Istanbul or Larnaca. What’s more, Gulf Air frequent flyer Silver and Gold members will receive an additional 25 per cent and 50 per cent tier bonuses.

Singapore stopover for Dh1 only!
Visa International, Singapore Airlines and the Singapore Tourism Board have teamed up to offer a one-night stopover in Singapore for one dirham.
The exclusive offer is open to all UAE Visa cardholders travelling on Singapore Airlines from Dubai to any destination beyond Singapore. For just one dirham, travellers are entitled to one night’s hotel accommodation, airport transfers, admission to several city attractions such as the famous Night Safari, Jurong Bird Park, Sentosa Island, River cruises, tickets for any one of five national museums and discounts in select food & beverage outlets and city tours. The offer runs until June 15, 2005.