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  • Published: 17:00 April 12, 2013
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  • Etihad Airways has now unveiled a premium lounge at Dulles International Airport. The new facility is part of the airline’s project to build premium lounges at major destinations across its fast-growing global network
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ETIHAD UNVEILS PREMIUM LOUNGE AT DULLES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

After launching a daily service between Abu Dhabi and Washington D.C. last month, Etihad Airways has now unveiled a premium lounge at Dulles International Airport. The new facility is part of the airline’s project to build premium lounges at major destinations across its fast-growing global network. In addition to the signature First and Business Class lounges in Abu Dhabi, the airline has also established premium lounges in Dublin, Frankfurt, London, Manchester and Paris, with plans to open in New York, Sydney and Melbourne. Located next to the airline’s departure gate in Terminal A, the split-level lounge features a range of services including relaxation spaces, fine dining areas, state-of-the-art business amenities, luxurious bathrooms with invigorating shower facilities, family entertainment areas and a direct access to the aircraft without having to go through a traditional departure gate.

LE GRAY BEIRUT SUMMER PACKAGE

This summer, enjoy a double upgrade from a Deluxe Room to an Executive Suite with daily breakfast for two when booking for a minimum of two nights at Le Gray Beirut. The package also includes airport transfers and a full-day excursion that includes a visit to the Jeita Grotto, a stop at Our Lady of Lebanon, a pilgrimage site overlooking the Bay of Jounieh, an afternoon exploring the historical city of Byblos and a half-day guided tour of Beirut. The package is valid until the June 15 for $545 (Dh2,000), including taxes per room per night. Call 00961-1962828 or log on to legray.com

MAFRAQ HOTELS WEEKEND GETAWAY PACKAGE

Mafraq Hotel, Abu Dhabi offers an ideal weekend getaway until end of May. Stay for a night in a deluxe double room from Dh288, with late check out, shuttle services to the Abu Dhabi Beach and the Shaikh Zayed Grand Mosque and 20 per cent discount on food and beverages across the hotel’s outlets. Call 02-6596666 or log on to mafraq-hotel.com

RIXOS LIBERTAS DUBROVNIK’S HONEYMOON PACKAGE

Rixos Libertas Dubrovnik is offering a honeymoon package for two nights, three days. Starting from 480 euros (Dh2,307), the package, valid until June 15, includes stay in a superior room with a view of the Adriatic, lavish breakfast in bed, 3-course dinner for two and use of sauna, swimming pool and Turkish hammam. Children up to 7 years can stay with two adults in room, free of charge. For more information log on to rixos.com

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