Etihad Holidays, a division of Etihad Airways, has announced a new cooperative agreement with Tourism Thailand to promote holiday packages to Bangkok, Phuket, Pattaya and Koh Samui.
Peter Baumgartner, chief commercial officer of Etihad, said that as part of a special promotion running throughout February and March 2010, Etihad Airways would offer travellers the best value-for-money holiday packages to Thailand – known as the country of smiles.
Mr Baumgartner said: “Thailand is one of our key holiday destinations, offering travellers a rich culture and history and vibrant nightlife, backed by the warm hospitality for which the Thai people are renowned.”
Etihad Holidays guests are being offered a range of bonus privileges at various hotels, including additional complimentary nights, free room upgrades, breakfast, airport transfers and attractive discounts on a wide selection of services.
The packages, combining airfares and accommodation, include:
Bangkok – the cosmopolitan capital of Thailand
Packages start from AED 3205, including three nights’ accommodation at the luxurious Imperial Queens Park Hotel.
Phuket – the largest island in Thailand, famous for its coves and bays which offer powdery beaches, clear blue sea and beautiful coral reefs
Packages including three nights’ accommodation at the Courtyard by Marriott Patong start from AED 3495.
Pattaya – the fun capital of Thailand, offering pristine beaches, memorable shopping and exotic hideaways
Etihad Holidays packages, including three nights at the Woodlands Resort and Suites, start from AED 3125.
Koh Samui – one of Thailand’s most popular holiday destinations, with coconut tree-fringed beaches, tropical jungles and a vibrant nightlife.
Three night packages at the Amari Palm Reef are priced from AED 3685.
Mr Baumgartner said: “Etihad is committed to forging strong partnerships with tourism bodies in all of our destinations, to give our customers access to the best range of holiday packages under our Etihad Holidays World Deals.”
Etihad Holidays offers its World Deals programme to destinations across the globe including Europe, US, Africa, Middle East and Asia as well as Etihad’s newest destinations in Japan and Sri Lanka.
To book with Etihad Holidays, customers can visit Etihad Holidays shops in Al Wahda Mall, Khalidiyah Mall, Marina Mall Abu Dhabi, Madinat Zayed, Dubai Marina Mall and Bawadi Mall Al Ain or call the UAE toll-free telephone number 800 2324.