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Emirates Enhances Stopovers

Emirates Dubai Stopovers, an attractive
hotel package marketed by Emirates Airline worldwide, has been enhanced to
provide holidaymakers even more options and exceptional value-for-money.  In addition to pre-booking the package prior to departure, customers can now
also avail of the packages on arrival at Dubai International Airport and
choose from an expanded range of 54 hotels and hotel apartments, in the city
and on the beach. 

The new packages are valid from 1st November 2005 until 31st October 2006
and start from as little as US$65.00 per person per night, sharing a
double-room. 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 are great value for money and have been one of our
biggest successes with sales increasing by double digits year on year.



“With the expanded hotel range and simplified booking procedures, we expect
the enhanced product to be even more popular with our customers.”


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


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 many 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 for four hours and also a
round of golf while in Dubai. Request for preferred tee-off times will be
confirmed subject to availability.


Emirates’ Dubai Stopover Programme has been a hit with passengers since its
inception in 1995. The programme has been successful in attracting numerous
tourists to Dubai, which is fast becoming one of the preferred tourist
destinations in the world.