Within the UAE
Abu Dhabi Islands tour
Explore the islands off the coast of Abu Dhabi in a luxury power boat, with activities including swimming and snorkelling and a chance to spot some wild dolphins.
From Dhs800 for five people for two hours. Ongoing. www.x-ventures.ae (055 5404 500).
Atlantis The Palm David Guetta package
The popular French DJ plays at Atlantis on Friday May 3: continue the party with a one-night stay for two, including two regular concert tickets and breakfast for you and a guest at either Kaleidoscope or Saffron restaurants.
From Dhs1,965 for two people per night. Valid May 3 2013. email@example.com (04 426 2000).
Jumeira Rotana romantic escape package
Spoil your partner with a break away together. The package includes a free bottle of bubbly on arrival, late check out, pick up and drop off to any Dubai location and 20 percent discount on all food and beverage outlets.
From Dhs750 per night. www.rotana.com (04 345 5888).
Hilton Abu Dhabi’s wellness package
This ongoing package includes a one-night stay at the Hilton Abu Dhabi, a 30-minute massage at the spa and an in-room juice bar, plus yoga, Pilates or a different healthy activity of your choice at the Hiltonia
From Dhs750 per person per night. Ongoing. firstname.lastname@example.org (02 681 1900).
JA Ocean View Hotel, Dubai
The latest hotel opening along The Walk at JBR offers 338 sea-view rooms, six dining outlets and its own pool, spa and salon. Room rates include taxes and complimentary breakfast.
From Dhs800 per room per night for two adults and one child below 12 years. Valid until April 30 2013. email@example.com (04 814 5554).
Jumeirah Emirates Towers weekend package
Book a room on a Thursday, Friday or Saturday and receive a 15 percent off the best available rate. Includes breakfast at Mosaico restaurant, entry to Wild Wadi, use of a private beach and 30 percent off selected food and beverage outlets.
Valid until December 31 2013. JETreservations@jumeirah.com (800 5863 4724).
Jumeirah Zabeel Saray residents’ package
Those living in the six Gulf states can enjoy 10 percent off at this Palm Jumeirah hotel, including buffet breakfast, access to Wild Wadi waterpark, private beach entry, free internet and access to Selim’s Kids Club.
From Dhs1,170. Valid until April 30 2013. firstname.lastname@example.org (800 5863 4724).
The Address Montgomerie Dubai golf package
Golf enthusiasts have the opportunity to discover one of Dubai’s most acclaimed golf courses, with special room rates that include a round on the 18-hole championship course.
From Dhs1,700 per room double occupancy. Valid until September 30 2013. www.theaddress.com (04 390 5600).
Book a classic room at this Sheikh Zayed Road hotel, including a buffet breakfast and dinner at Flavours on Two, and receive a voucher for Dhs200 to spend at The Dubai Mall.
From Dhs780 per night. Ongoing. Towers Rotana, Sheikh Zayed Road (04 343 8000).
Media Rotana weekend extravaganza
Have a relaxing break with your family or friends with a package including a one-night stay in a classic room, buffet breakfast at Channels, a 30-minute massage per person, 20 percent off on all food and beverage outlets and late checkout until 6pm.
From Dhs585. Valid until May 2013, email@example.com (04 4350354).
Art lovers’ package in Barcelona
U232 Hotel in Barcelona is offering a special package where guests have the opportunity to enjoy the permanent collections and temporal exhibitions the Spanish city has to offer.
From Dhs469 per room per night. Ongoing. www.u232hotel.com (+34 93 322 41 53).
Corinthia Hotel London GCC special
The hotel, located just off London’s Trafalgar Square, features a ‘Suite Life’ experience designed especially for guests from the Middle East who book for more than three nights. The package includes daily breakfast, one free afternoon tea in the Lobby Lounge, use of the hotel’s Jaguar XJ and access to the spa, pool, sauna and steam rooms.
From Dhs9,988 per room for three nights (plus VAT). Valid until December 31 2013. London@corinthia.com (+44 20 7930 8181).
Discover Munich’s cultural scene with The Charles Hotel
Best known for its annual Oktoberfest hops festival, why not try something more cultural by sampling this Florentine-style historic villa, which has been carefully restored back to its former glory by British architect Norman Foster.
From Dhs2,573 per couple per night. Valid until May 13 2013, www.roccofortehotels.com (+49 89 544 5550).
Flydubai expansion to the Black Sea
Dubai’s low-cost carrier will start flights to Odessa on September 15 2013, the same day the local low-cost carrier adds capacity to the Ukraine capital, Kiev, to which it will fly twice daily.
www.flydubai.com (04 231 1000).
Half-price on supplements at Le Victoria hotel, Mauritius
Family-based attractions include exploring marine life in a glass-bottomed boat, scuba-diving or relaxing poolside. During the Easter season, guests get a 50 percent discount off the range of all-inclusive supplement.
From Dhs7,463 per person sharing. Valid May 25-July 31 2013. www.beachcombertours.co.uk (+44 1483 445 610).
Raffles Praslin, Seychelles Body & Soul package
The offer includes villa with private plunge pool, daily breakfast and an itinerary of fitness and wellness treatments.
From Dhs4,230 per night for two adults for a minimum of four consecutive nights. Ongoing, firstname.lastname@example.org (+248 429 6791).
Special Gulf package at Switzerland’s Dolder Grand
To celebrate its fifth birthday, the Zurich hotel has launched a special ‘Khamsa Package’ for stays of three to four days, with limousine airport transfers, 12-course restaurant tasting menu and even a caviar spa treatments.
From Dhs16,080 per package. Valid until December 30 2013. www.thedoldergrand.com, (+41 44 456 60 00).
Special Maldives package for Gulf residents
Crown Tours Maldives is offering an extended island hideaway promotion for residents in the GCC, including a 15 percent discount on room rates on all villa categories.
From DhsTBC per room per night. Valid until April 25 2013, www.crowntoursmaldives.com (+960 332 9889).