Emirates boosts features on Stopover deal

Emirates’ new edition of the Dubai Stopovers product has extra features like a chauffeur driven Cadillac, free golf and
96-hour visa. Stopovers product is an attractive
hotel and sightseeing package marketed by the airline worldwide in an
effort to promote the emirate as a top-notch tourist destination.

The new packages are valid from 1st November 2006 until 31st October
2007. Passengers can chose from an expanded range of 53 hotels and
apartments, in the city and on the beach.
The packages have been revamped and can now be pre-booked prior to
departure. Customers can also avail of the packages on arrival at Dubai
International Airport. The price includes buffet breakfast, a 96-hour
visa, hotel transfers and personalised meet-and-assist upon arrival at
Dubai International Airport. The packages are available to all Emirates
passengers regardless of class of travel.
Speaking on the launch of the revamped product, Ghaith Al Ghaith,
Emirates Executive Vice President Commercial Operations Worldwide, said:

“Emirates Dubai Stopovers packages have been one of our
biggest selling points with sales increasing year on year. The packages
provide customers great value for money with a choice of the best
accommodation and sightseeing in the city.”

‘We have enhanced the product and simplified booking procedures this
year to give our customers even more value for their money.”
The packages, which are confirmed instantly, are available worldwide via
Emirates’ sales offices or travel agents, and can also be purchased on
arrival at Dubai International Airport. Passengers travelling via Dubai
may take advantage of the package on the inbound or outbound leg of
their journey, or both journeys, provided that their flight into Dubai
is on Emirates.
An attractive add-on for customers is the Arabian Adventures Welcome
Pack which they will receive on arrival. This welcome pack includes the
Arabian Adventures Privilege discount card offering discounts at retail
and entertainment outlets in Dubai.
Additional features at a charge include visas for stays exceeding 96
hours, car rental, a chauffeur-driven Cadillac Escalade and also a round
of golf while in Dubai.