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Emirates promotes Dubai Shopping Festival with 'Stay 4, Pay 3' Hotel Packages

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Packages - valid from 20 January to 20 February 2011 - from Rs 19,990, including return flights

There is no better time to visit Dubai with Emirates than during the 15th annual Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF), which runs from January 20th until February 20th, 2011. Emirates has teamed up with various beach and city hotels to offer a free night's stay during the Festival for travelers who book a four-night package.

The attractive packages - starting at just Rs 19,990 per person, based on double room occupancy - include Return Class flights. Packages can be purchased through travel agents and Emirates offices worldwide and include a choice of hotels, airport transfers and buffet breakfast. The packages are valid for one month from January 20th to February 20th, 2011.

The holiday packages include accommodation for four nights at the price of three, airport assistance on arrival at Dubai International airport; Arabian Adventures welcome pack, airport transfers to/from the hotel by private car, breakfast daily and all taxes and service charges. Car rentals through Budget Rent-a-Car can be added to the package for an additional fee.  All passengers, regardless of airfare or class of travel, can purchase the packages in advance of arrival in Dubai. Bonus nights are also available for longer stays such as, eight-nights for the price of six, 12 nights for the price of nine and 16 for the price of 12).

Launched in 1996, the month-long Dubai Shopping Festival attracts visitors from around the world and has been supported by Emirates since its inception.  “The Dubai Shopping Festival has become synonymous with great products at great prices in amazing malls and with Emirates’ affordable hotel packages giving shoppers extra money to spend, we are confident this year will be more popular than ever with Indian travellers,” said Mr. Orhan Abbas, Vice President, India & Nepal, Emirates.

“Dubai offers approximately 14 million square feet of shopping space, including leading brands from over the world, and with an opportunity to stay in some of the best city and beach hotels at attractive prices. Emirates has always promoted Dubai as a dream holiday destination, featuring numerous world-class attractions, and DSF further strengthens its appeal.”

“Tourists can enjoy tax-free shopping, as well as discounts of up to 50 percent on a wide variety of items during the Shopping Festival.  During the month-long event, bargain hunters from around the globe will win prizes in daily draws.  Events ranging from live jazz to cartoon shows keep the entire family entertained” added, Sunil Kallyat, Regional Manager - Western India, Emirates.

Participating beach hotels in Dubai are The Westin Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina, The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Mina A Salam and Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina.  City hotels include the Grand Hyatt, Dubai Marriott, Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Hyatt Regency, Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates, Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel, The Address Dubai Marina, The Fairmont Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Raffles, Taj Palace Hotel, The Palace – Old Town, Premier Inn Dubai International Airport, Four Points by Sheraton, Al Manzil Hotel, Qamardeen Hotel, Marco Polo Hotel and Highland City Hotel.  Apartment hotels include Dubai Marriott – The Harbour Hotel and Suites and Pearl Residence. 

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First Published: Wed, December 29 2010. 19:00 IST