Etihad, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, which operates highly popular twice daily flights from Bangkok to Abu Dhabi and onwards to over 60 destinations around the globe, is offering its guests travelling on Pearl Business Class a chance to experience a luxury stopover unlike any other with free accommodation at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, one of the most luxurious and authentic resorts in all of Abu Dhabi.

Located in the legendary Liwa Desert in the Empty Quarter, the largest uninterrupted sand desert in the world, Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anatara embraces the epic adventures of indigenous desert culture with the renowned luxury of Anatara. Unwind in the unsurpassed comfort of private, palatial-style villas, in a ‘Mirage Palace’ enveloped by thousands of years of intriguing and mysterious traditions. Etihad is now offering this Arabian experience to you absolutely free of charge*

All you need to do is book your seat on Etihad’s award-winning Pearl Business Class travelling from Bangkok to one of these European destinations including London, Manchester, Dublin, Casablanca, Milan, Paris, Frankfurt, Munich and Geneva. You will be entitled to get free accommodation for 2 nights at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort in Etihad’s home base of Abu Dhabi with complimentary limousine transfer to and from the airport and the resort – making for an unforgettable luxury stop over before continuing on with your journey to your destination in Europe.

Alongside experiencing the World’s Best Business Class** with Etihad’s award-winning flat bed, you also get your personal Food & Beverage manager and over 650 hours of entertainment on the widest screens in the sky**.

The promotion is available for booking from today until 30th June 2010. Travel must originate from Bangkok before 30 September 2010.

For reservations and more information, please contact your travel agent, or call Etihad Airways at (+66) 02-253 0099 or