Emirates launches Companion Free offer at Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa

Travel News Asia 20 May 2005

This summer, the Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai is offering a Bedouin experience with plush, modern-day comforts, through its Companion Free offer exclusively for Emirates passengers travelling beyond Dubai.

Emirates passengers flying in any class of travel can book a two-night stop-over at the oasis resort and take their companion free. Depending on the period and class of travel, the stopover for two is priced between US$ 1658 and US$ 2241, excluding the cost of airfare.

The package includes the cost of two nights' accommodation, all meals, room taxes, service charges and two on-site activities per person per day, such as the desert safari, four-by-four dune driving, guided nature walks, camel and horse safari.

The offer is available in the Middle East, Asia, Australasia, Africa, the Indian Ocean and North America, and is valid for travel until 31st October 2005.

Al Maha Vice President, Tony Williams said, "With the introduction of this new offer, Emirates travellers and their companions can make a complete escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, to the wilderness and warmth of the desert."

He added, "Set in a 225-square kilometres nature reserve, the secluded Al Maha resort takes you back to the times of the Bedu, with its wildlife activities such as camel safaris, falconry and archery."

Amidst vast stretches of sand dunes, stand Al Maha's luxurious individual suites with private pools. On offer are panoramic skyscapes, rehabilitated wildlife such as the Oryx, indigenous flora and fauna and a fine dining experience complete with exquisite wines, all set within wide open plains.

The Companion Free offer also includes a meet and greet service at Dubai International Airport, 96-hour visa, return airport transfers in chauffeured limousines and an early check-in or late check-out at the resort.

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