4 See the ‘birth’ of the Renaissance in Florence See further afield.
5 Discounted stays at Golden Sands Hotel Apartments Within the UAE.
Within the UAE
Atlantis The Palm A deal for GCC residents, which includes access to Aquaventure and The Lost Chambers. From Dhs2,860 per room, per night. Until December 31. firstname.lastname@example.org (04 426 2000).
Golden Sands Hotel Apartments Discounted stays in a one room studio. From Dhs625 per night. Valid until October 9 2014. email@example.com (04 355 5553).
JW Marriott Marquis The hotel is offering up to 25 percent discount on stays. Quote ‘LRR’ when booking. From Dhs1,250 per room. Valid until October 10 2014. www.jwmarriottmarquisdubai.com (04 449 0875).
One&Only Royal Mirage This staycation deal offers guests a 20 percent discount on the best available rate, when staying five nights or more during October. Prices vary. Until October 25 2014. www.oneandonlyresorts.com.
The Ajman Palace Hotel & Resort Two packages for a break in this five-star resort. Both include accommodation in a deluxe room, daily buffet breakfast for two, a buffet dinner for two on any one night, and a 30 percent discount at Encore Spa. Dhs1,990 (two nights). Dhs2,740 (three nights). Valid until October 11 2014. firstname.lastname@example.org (06 701 8888).
Hotel Savoy, Florence The hotel is located on Piazza della Repubblica, close to the Duomo and a short walk from the Uffizi Gallery. Stay for three nights or more and receive a 20 percent discount on the best available room rate. Stays are in double rooms, on a bed and breakfast basis. From Dhs1,911. Valid until November 1 2014. email@example.com (+39 055 273 5831).
Hotel Eden Roc, Ascona, Switzerland This promotion includes a three-night stay with buffet breakfast, complimentary access to the Eden Roc Spa, a 20-minute helicopter flight and a daily voucher worth CHF100 for use in the hotel’s restaurants and lounges. From Dhs5,480 per person (in a double room). Valid until January 4 2015 and March 6-26 2015. firstname.lastname@example.org (+4191 785 7171).
Raffles Istanbul Hotel The brand new hotel, located in Zorlu Center, offers a 20 percent discount on rooms and suites. Prices vary. Until October 31. (+90 212 924 0200).
Selous Serena Camp This romantic holiday package in Tanzania includes meet and greet in Dar es Salaam, return flight from Dar es Salaam to Stieglers Gorge, three nights at Selous Serena Camp, plus activities such as game drives, a cruise and guided bush walk. From Dhs6,556 per person. Until December 31. email@example.com (+255 27 254 5555).
The Peninsula Paris A family-focussed package that includes a chocolate making workshop, boxing classes and manicures for teenagers. From Dhs5,065 per night. Until October 19 2014. www.peninsula.com/paris.
Tschuggen Grand Hotel This weekend away for ladies focuses on outdoor activities with a personal trainer. You can also book catwalk training with the official coach of the Miss Switzerland competition. From Dhs2,483 per person. Valid November 28- December 4. firstname.lastname@example.org (+41 81 378 9999).