ARABIAN COURTYARD HOTEL OPENS GUEST HOUSE
Arabian Courtyard Hotel & Spa has opened Al Hijaz Guest House and Gallery in Al Ras Deira. The traditional Arabian guest house, comprising three restored Emirati houses, has 15 bedrooms furnished in traditional theme, free Wi-Fi and IDD telephone, round-the-clock butler service, dining, conference and exhibition facilities. Rates start at Dh600 per night. www.alhijazmotel.com.
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING CAMPAIGN IN PARIS
A Christmas Shopping campaign by The Paris Convention and Visitors Bureau offers visitors the Paris City Passport Shopping that entitles them to a 10 per cent discount at 70 shops. A second initiative is the Shopping by Paris campaign lets guests enjoy special promotions with 190 accommodation establishments and discounts at popular stores. Visit www.parisinfo.com
FLYDUBAI ADDS TWO FLIGHTS TO SANAA
Flydubai has launched two additional flights to Sanaa, the capital of Yemen, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. One way fares from Dubai to Sanaa start at Dh677 and are inclusive of taxes, 20kg checked baggage plus one piece of hand luggage weighing up to 7kg and one small laptop bag or hand bag. Purchase tickets from www.flydubai.com or call 04-2311000.