18 May 2015

Escape to The Meydan Hotel or Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa this summer

Source: Meydan Hotels & Hospitality website.

This summer Meydan Hotels & Hospitality is introducing The Great Escape at AED 490 per room per night at both Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa and The Meydan Hotel, till 30 September 2015. The offer is ideal for a short corporate getaway.

Just 45 minutes' drive from the city, Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is situated amongst sand dunes, offering an authentic desert experience. The Meydan Hotel, on the other hand, is 10 minutes from downtown Dubai. Starting from 65 sq m, the hotel also offers some of the largest rooms in the city.

As part of The Great Escape, guests have a choice of experiences, including desert safaris, camel and horse riding, a falconry show, and archery at Bab Al Shams. The Meydan Hotel offers a tennis academy managed by Tennis 360, as well as The Track, Meydan Golf, a nine-hole championship golf course that is open till 11pm daily.

Guests can choose from Asian, Indian, Italian, and Mediterranean cuisines. For the month of Ramadhan, the Al Hadheerah, an open-air desert restaurant at the Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa, will present traditional Arab cuisine along with cultural entertainment in an air-conditioned tent.

The Great Escape room package by Meydan Hotels & Hospitality includes*:

- Wi-Fi Internet access

- Use of hotel’s gym and pool

- 24-hour check-in and check-out (only at The Meydan Hotel)

- Lawn activities including putting green, volleyball, archery and table-tennis (only at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa)

- 25% off across all food and beverage outlets

- 25% off all spa treatments

- 25% off all tennis programmes (Tennis 360)

- Up to 50% off at The Track, Meydan Golf

- 25% off desert safaris on jeeps (only at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa)

- Up to 55% off car rental bookings

- 15% off Al Yamamah Rewards card, Meydan Hotel & Hospitality’s food and beverage loyalty programme

In addition, guests will receive a 20% price reduction in entry fees** when visiting popular attractions in Dubai, such as Kidzania, Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, Dubai Ice Rink and SEGA Republic. Daily shuttle transfers offered by The Meydan hotel will provide guests with convenient accessibility to these entertainment venues.

Guests sharing memories of their stay using #mydxbescapeplan hashtag stand a chance of winning prizes, with the ultimate winner being crowned “The Great Escapee”.

To activate The Great Escape, contact Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa at +971 (4) 809 6100, or The Meydan Hotel at +971 (4) 381 3333. Bookings can be made online at www.meydanhotels.com/theGreatEscape.

For more formal events, there are a 450 sq m ballroom and the purpose-built Meydan Grandstand with 16,300 sq m of space at the Meydan Hotel, while more intimate events can be organised at the Falcon meeting rooms at Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa. There are two meeting rooms available for boardroom-style events for up to 16 delegates, and a third room that can accommodate up to 36 delegates classroom-style. Audio-visual equipment is available, and wireless Internet connections. Outdoor venues include the Falcon Courtyard, Masala Courtyard, Masala Rooftop Lounge and Garden Café. Bab Al Shams is also very near Endurance City, an outdoor multi-purpose venue that offers a combination of indoor rooms, large outdoor facilities and dining halls.

*Terms and conditions apply. Rates are subject to 10% service charge, 10% municipality fee, and tourism dirham fee of AED20 per room per night.

**To make use of The Great Escape privileges or reduced entry fees to downtown Dubai attractions, advance reservations should be made at the Concierge desk through the Escape Artist.