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Emirates Tourism Magazine (ETM) is an international leading monthly publication devoted to all tourism related fields at the local, regional and international level, published in a bilingual (Arabic – English) format. ETM is affiliated to “Al Hesn Media Group”, located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Al Ain, UAE ( September 20, 2018) – Danat Al Ain Resort brings an enhanced experience for all ages with the unveiling of the Danat Family Getaway offer. Families looking for a relaxing break this season will discover an idyllic getaway in the Garden City that combines relaxation with family-friendly activities.
The Family Getaway brings an encompassing holiday affair, with deluxe five-star accommodations ranging from rooms, suites to luxurious villas. Indulge in an oasis-like experience with free access to three temperature-controlled swimming pools, outdoor play area, squash courts and tennis courts. Couples can delight in an extensive spa experience at Body & Soul Recreation Club and a work out session at the state-of-the-art gym.
Families are treated to a breakfast buffet for two adults and two children at the all-day dining venue, Arabesque to brighten up each day, and a treat of one family pizza to share during the afternoon. At night, adults can spend a cool evening that is best enjoyed with food and drinks at the resort’s dining outlets.
What’s more, guests are given the opportunity to meet over 4,000 animals and explore the wildlife with complimentary tickets to Al Ain Zoo, the region’s largest and most acclaimed zoo destination.
Danat Al Ain Resort is happy to help each guest with different assortment of packages, may it be cultural, safari or adventures. Family Getaways at the property is valid until the 30th of September, with rates starting from AED 395++.
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 20 September, 2018: Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences is upping the ante for sizzling experiences with a poolside eat and sip at Loop. With tranquil views of the Arabian Gulf, this casual spot serves as a venue to refresh after a quick soak in the property’s coral blue infinity pool and private beach.
Loop quenches cravings and appetites by the pool, terrace or beach with an array of sundowners and filling bites.
Hailing from Nice, France, Nicoise Salad brings the flavours of the gardens and the sea that is ideal for a light lunch or a hearty dinner. The Mediterranean salad features seared tuna loin, quail eggs, baby potatoes, green beans, cherry tomatoes and sherry dressing in one artfully-designed platter.
Nothing beats a classic serving of Margherita Pizza to share with great company during a day out. This fresh-from-the-oven specialty features mouth-watering layers of cheese topped with vine ripened tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and fresh basil.
Angus Beef Burger
Angus Beef Burger makes the perfect partner to a luxurious day outdoors. Indulge on a chargrilled serving of premium angus beef burger, angus beef bacon, caramelized red onion, with melted gruyere cheese, lettuce, BBQ sauce and French fries on the side. This lush gourmet burger can be best paired with a signature cocktail or mocktail.
Cool off this season with a frosty blend of Strawberry Daquiri. This slush is made up of fresh lime juice, fresh strawberry and sugar syrup, and can be enjoyed with or without white rum. The combination of the sweetness of strawberries and the citrus taste of the lime makes this classic cocktail a crowd favourite.
Another cooler is the classic Mojito. Served over ice, this drink gives guests a refreshed feeling to match the heat of the season. The traditional Cuban drink merges the flavours of sugar syrup, fresh mint and fresh lime juice finished with soda water to complement the taste of white rum.
A Loop signature, Ginger Cosmopolitan adds a unique twist to the classic recipe of vodka, orange liqueur, fresh lime juice and cranberry juice. Enhancing the concoction is the fresh ginger ingredient for an extra punch of flavour. Delight in a glass or two with friends, overlooking the scenic waters.
Abu Dhabi, UAE, September 19, 2018: Tilal Liwa Hotel, a four-star hotel located in the pristine Rub Al Khali Desert, marks His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan’s decades of cultural legacy with a unique Year of Zayed offer.
Ahmed Margoushy, General Manager of Tilal Liwa Hotel commented, “Tilal Liwa Hotel presents this offer as a way of remembering the late Sheikh Zayed, his impact and legacy in the UAE, and the values that he has instilled among the people of the UAE. This also gives us the opportunity to showcase our signature Bedouin-inspired hospitality that remains unique to the country.”
Enjoy a highlight of Arabian traditions and cultural learnings inspired by the Founding Father in a lavish desert getaway with rates starting from AED 549*. Relish in views of the uninterrupted sand dunes or the lavish greeneries sprawled across the property in each well-tailored rooms or suites and scrumptious continental and Middle Eastern dining experiences for breakfast and dinner.
As part of the special Year of Zayed offer, guests will receive a complimentary AED 100 spend on Tilal Liwa Hotel’s array of dining venues or on a thrill-packed schedule of desert offerings. Among the dynamic choice of food and beverages offered are all-day dining extravaganzas at Al Badiya Restaurant, eclectic bites and drinks at Layali Bar, and cool refreshments by the infinity pool at Al Liwan. Adventurers are sure to be mesmerized with exciting sand-filled affairs that includes sand boarding, quad biking, safari tours and camel farm visits.
*Rates are subject to 10% service charge, 3.5% tourism fee, 2% municipality fee, 5% VAT and AED 10 municipality room fee per room per night. Terms and conditions apply.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, xx September 2018: Emirates Park Zoo & Resort, the capital’s leading private zoo destination will have extended operational hours from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm every day, till the end of September, offering visitors the opportunity to delight in a series of unparalleled experiences all throughout their visit.
Visitors can now look forward to a lot more fun this summer by taking advantage of the extra hours to explore everything the wildlife park has to offer. From a tour around the zoo with more than 1,400 animals, including elephant encounters, giraffe feeding, and petting farm animals, to various animal presentations and educational shows lined up for the whole day, this one-stop destination has all the right ingredients to a perfect outing for families to luxuriate in.
Naima Mahmoudi, Marketing Manager of Emirates Park Zoo, said, “Extending the zoo timings gives our guests the chance to enjoy and take in everything the zoo has to offer without feeling the need to rush. At Emirates Park Zoo, we always seek out ways to give our families a one-of-a-kind experience to remember.”
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 17 ,2018: Nirvana Travel & Tourism has expanded its portfolio of services to meet the growing demand in the UAE and the GCC region. In addition to its core services of tour management, passenger transportation, accommodation, and entertainment and cultural programmes, Nirvana Travel & Tourism has launched a full-service department for Event Management services at its headquarters in Abu Dhabi’s Breakwater area, which is regarded as the capital’s most attractive tourist destination.
Regarding the launch, the Executive Director of Communications & Projects of Nirvana Travel & Tourism Omar Al Ali commented, “The new business initiative complements our current offering in meeting our clients evolving needs, further adding value to our client base”.
He added, “The demand is reflected in the large volume of events organized in the UAE and Abu Dhabi in particular accounts for a large portion of events, conferences and festivals par excellence”.
Nirvana Travel & Tourism focuses on staying ahead of the trends and recognises the high demand for corporate and social events executed by both public and private sectors. The department is offering all capabilities under event management in addition to events catering to entertainment, sports, weddings, corporate, MICE and CSR.
The Director of Events, commented, “We are leveraging our global expertise to offer high quality event management services focused on our UAE clients, which contributes to establishing Abu Dhabi as a leading global destination for tourism, conferences and exhibitions.”
Nirvana Travel & Tourism is a full-service travel agency which offers its services to a vast category of accounts including the governmental and semi-governmental accounts in the UAE and works in partnership with more than 200,000 hotels worldwide. It also provides transportation services extending its fleet of VIP cars and buses for corporate and private events.
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2018: Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi invites all gourmands to an exciting gastronomical experience across an array of award-winning dining venues. Savor the finest sensations of distinctive Arabic and international cuisines crafted by a team of cuisine experts headed by Executive Chef Chris Dodds.
Bringing over 20 years of culinary excellence to the capital, Chris Dodds began his career as an apprentice in a number of luxury hotels, with his first role in King Reef Resort and eventually landing a position as a Sous Chef in Palazzo Versace in the Gold Coast. Dodds headed overseas to cities including Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and on to Abu Dhabi where he was a member of the pre-opening team in Yas Island Rotana.
His career in the Marriott Hotels began in Renaissance Phuket Resort & Spa located in Thailand where he was able to learn more about Thai cuisine. He then returned to Abu Dhabi to join the pre-opening team of Marriott Downtown Abu Dhabi.
Chef Chris said, “Here at Marriott Downtown, we offer something for everyone. Whether you want to relax by the pool and enjoy a sharing-style menu at Grill@25, indulge in one of our signature Wagyu beef burger in Velocity, or enjoy our theme nights in Kuzbara, we incorporate the best gastronomies with the fresh ingredients to give guests a unique dining experience.”
He continued, “We also strive to include a Middle Eastern touch in all of our outlets as I think it is important to have a local influence in our menus.” Among the culinary highlights for this season is the Arabic Seafood Night every Wednesdays at the main outlet, Kuzbara. Designed together with Arabic Chef Abdel Fattah, the evening buffet features delicacies including hot and cold mezzes, grilled meats, Arabic and Levant cuisines, and traditional sweets.
Chef Chris also notes that a must-try in Marriott Downtown is the signature JW Steakhouse, which features a sumptuous menu of premium cuts of Wagyu beef, Australian cuts and certified prime Angus beef. Each offering is paired with bourbon cocktails, along with the famous New York cheesecake to top off the experience.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 16, 2018: M Hotel Downtown by Millennium enhances meetings, conferences and events in the city with the unveiling of its themed coffee breaks, marking a new experience to complement the country’s thriving MICE tourism.
Guests can benefit from an array of quality food, fresh beverages, and signature brews to match the occasion. Event organizers and meeting planners can choose from themes including healthy options for a healthy yet hearty menu, market place which highlights specialized gastronomies and kids theme to satisfy the young ones.
Perfectly situated at the heart of Downtown Dubai, close to all the major areas of interest including the iconic Burj Khalifa and the Dubai Mall, this architectural landmark stands tall amidst the action of the city. The property boasts five meeting rooms and three boardrooms which can host up to 180 guests. Each event space is equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual facilities, highspeed internet and bespoke views of the Dubai city. A team of experts are also ready to take care of all the details and requirements needed for a truly successful gathering.
Experience a combination of hospitality par excellence, and distinctive design with modern amenities at M Hotel Downtown by Millennium.
United Arab Emirates, 16 September 2018: Lausanne enhances its city offerings with a delectable series of food tours that will satiate each traveller’s craving for a local experience.
Foodies are treated to Lausanne’s culinary staples found across three locally recommended restaurants in town with the Taste My Swiss City Food Tour. The tour begins in the beautiful terrace of The Brasserie de Montbenon where traditional arrays of appetizers are served. The famed brasserie opens out onto a lavish garden landscape, offering guests local specialties with majestic views of the Alps.
Main courses are served fresh and artfully plated in Bleu Lézard trendy bistro. Two decade-old bistro serves as a culinary institution among locals, and has been a popular meeting place for the people of Lausanne since 1992. Its menu offers innovative seasonal cuisines, giving a nod to its French inspirations.
Ending the three-course adventure is Royaume Melazic, a charming cupcake boutique in the heart of the city. Dessert lovers are treated to specialties of mini cupcakes, cakes and biscuits, which can be enjoyed with a drink.
Another highly recommended tour is the Sweet Lausanne Guided Tour. Offering tourists a professional guide around the city, the sweet adventure uncovers the subtleties of Lausanne’s traditional and modern architecture, its most picturesque spots and famous shopping districts. Guests will finish the journey with a surprise sampling in one of the city’s most beloved chocolate shop.
Steeve Pasche, Director of Lausanne Tourisme said, “Culinary tours are an immersive way to experience a city like a local. Through these specially curated tours, we hope to share a regional flare that remains unique to the city, as well as our local food culture which influences the menus of our restaurants.”
Dubai , Egypt, 15 September 2018: Embark on an adventure along the spectacular coast of the Gulf of Aqaba and discover the breathtaking tropical marine life hidden beneath the crystal-clear waters. This season, Rixos Seagate Sharm is all set to offer an escapade to luxuriate in a one-of-a-kind experience, guaranteed to create unforgettable memories to share with loved ones.
Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and lavish in the most exquisite offer by booking a three-night stay at Rixos Seagate Sharm. The package includes a complimentary VIP room set-up and a boat trip to the secluded Tiran Island from 8:00 am until 4:00 pm. Guests can experience an insightful snorkeling session, equipped with full diving gears, and visits to three stopover destinations, where divers can discover the blue lagoon, shipwrecks, and the hidden gems of the sea. The offer also consists of an open buffet lunch on the boat with multiple dishes to choose from, inclusive of soft drinks. At night, guests can revel in the resorts special entertainment programs and shows at the Rixos Life center.
Erkan Yikdirim, Board Member and Managing Director of Rixos Hospitality Egypt, said, “Unique experience is what most travellers crave for, and snorkelling in a pristine stretch of ocean is one of those that satisfies their hunger for a new adventure. With our Ultra all-inclusive packages, guests can enjoy more than just an activity, they can experience it all, from a luxurious night stay, indulging in a culinary fare, explore different activities, and enjoy our all-day entertainments available for all ages throughout their stay.”
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, September 15, 2018: Kick off the beginning of the week and revel with Velocity’s newest Hospitality night at Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi, specially dedicated to individuals that shape the tourism industry.
Let loose in the capital’s favorite sports bar that has created an atmosphere of effortless indulgence allowing guests to relax and socialize for a perfect casual evening with an unrivaled treat for Airlines, Hotels, Restaurant and Bar employees. Every Sunday from 7 pm onwards, hoteliers can enjoy a 60% discount on beverages and 40% off on all menu items which features a selection of culinary delights of the best traditional pub grubs.