Emirates passengers transiting in or visiting Dubai can explore the lively, fascinating Emirate with a new programme introduced by the airline to enable passengers obtain accommodation, go on tours and take part in exciting activities at special rates.
The packages will be on offer till 31 October 2011 and will effectively make it possible for passengers to enjoy two destinations on a single ticket, Emirates said.
Forty seven hotels and apartments ranging from two-star to top notch five-star properties and the six star Al Maha Resort are participating in this programme. Among them are Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Park Hyatt Dubai, Atlantis the Palm, Raffles Dubai, Admiral Plaza Hotel, Rolla Residence Hotel Apartments and Pearl Residence Hotel Apartments.
Besides discounts on accommodation, special rates will apply on food, beverages and spa treatments at some of these hotels and resorts.
Families employing the services of Arabian Adventures, a company in the forefront in the regional destination management industry can also obtain discounts for enchanting cruises, desert exploration, diving, deep sea fishing and golf.
“Dubai is one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the world and has much to offer a traveller taking a break,” said Devika Ellepola, Emirates Sales Manager Sri Lanka.
“This package is a remarkable opportunity for all those who want to have an unforgettable holiday at a significant saving. The special services launched for the benefit of passengers also make it extremely convenient to break journey in Dubai.”
A 24 hour check-in and check-out option offered by 26 hotels enables passengers to check-in and check-out during any time of the day. Passengers will also be met and assisted when transferring between the airport and the hotel.
All travel on Emirates earns passengers Skywards Miles from the airline’s frequent flyer programme. Emirates also offers passengers a generous baggage allowance of 30kg, 40kg and 50 kg respectively on Economy, Business and First Class.
The winner of more than 400 major international awards, Emirates operates 21 services a week between Colombo and Dubai, and daily flights to Singapore, making a total of 28 flights a week to and from Sri Lanka.
For more information or for booking please call 4704070 or visit the Emirates website www.emirates.com/lk.