Fly to Guangzhou with Emirates, get free hotel accommodation!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008, 21:04 by Aviation Correspondent

Dubai based airline giant Emirates has said that flying to Guangzhou with it would bring an introductory offer of free hotel stay for its passengers. The offer lasts from July 1 to  September 30, 2008 and would be open to passengers in all classes of travel.  The airline said that First Class passengers would receive a three-night stay at the Shangri-La Hotel, Guangzhou in an Executive Suite. Meanwhile, Business Class passengers can avail of a two-night stay in a Horizon Club Premier Room and Economy Class passengers receive a one night stay in a Premium Room. The offer is inclusive of buffet breakfast and all service charges.

Nabil Sultan, Emirates’ Senior Vice President Commercial Operations Gulf , Middle East and Iran , said: “We are pleased to offer our customers yet another irresistible offer to a wonderful new destination. We expect a lot of traffic to Guangzhou from all over our network with our new service there. This offer of complimentary accommodation is our way of thanking our customers for their loyalty to our world-class airline. We promise the best and deliver it.”

Emirates’ Guangzhou launch offer may be booked via travel agents or from Emirates directly. In Dubai , passengers can book via their travel agents, Emirates’ travel hubs, or the airline’s call centre on 04 214 4444.

This offer is applicable to all Emirates adult fare paying passengers holding return tickets for Guangzhou exclusively on flights operated by Emirates. Conditions apply, customers are advised to check with their travel agents.

Guangzhou is the main commercial centre of Guangdong province in China and is well connected by railways, highways and waterways. Ferries are a popular mode of transport, and tourists can enjoy a river excursion down the Pearl River .

Emirates flies to 99 destinations in 62 countries across six continents and boasts one of the youngest fleets on the skies. Emirates inflight entertainment has been judged to be the best having won several awards over the past few years.