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  • Published: 00:00 July 21, 2012
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CINEMA AT ST MARTIN’S COURTYARD

St Martin’s Courtyard in London is turning its courtyard into an open-air movie theatre and will be hosting a mini international film festival. A full-sized cinema screen will be up on August 8 and 9; 100 free tickets are available for each screening at Silent Cinema, where wireless headphones will be provided to watch classic films at 8pm. The opening will be with a Bollywood-style dance performance. To guarantee one of the best seats, book in advance for dinner and a movie at one of the courtyard restaurants. Contemporary Thai restaurant Suda, British café /restaurant Bill’s and Italian enoteca Dalla Terra are serving up special menus on al fresco tables. For a set price which includes a headset, you can enjoy dinner and drinks while you sit back and watch the film. For a chance to win a pair of tickets, log on to www.stmartinscourtyard.co.uk/silentcinema and enter your details.

 

THAI AIRWAYS’ RAMADAN OFFERS

The Thai Airways Ramadan promotion includes round-trip air fares to Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket, two nights and three days in a four-star hotel with American breakfast and airport transfers in Thailand from Dh2,510 per person. Valid for outbound travel until August 15. For further information and reservations, log on to www.thaiairways.com

 

GRAND FESTIVITIES IN DUBAI

Grand Millennium Dubai offers Ramadan packages starting from Dh770, including A stay in a deluxe room for two adults and two children, and a choice of iftar, suhoor or breakfast. Children under 8 stay and dine for free while those up to 12 dine for Dh80. For more information, log on to www.grandmillenniumdubai.com

 

THE CORAL CALLS IN SAUDI ARABIA

Stay at a Coral Hotels & Resorts and Corp Executive Hotels property in Saudi Arabia this Ramadan for three nights while paying for two, and dining discounts for groups of ten or more, while children below 6 dine for free and those aged 6-12 get 50 per cent off. The stay offer is only available on bookings made at www.coral-international.com or www.corp-hotels.com

 

SEASONS GREETINGS IN CAIRO

Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza offers Stay Longer and Family Getaway packages this summer. Stay a third night for every two nights booked in one of the Art Deco-inspired suites or get a complimentary connecting room for children (up to 18 years) for a minimum stay of two nights in one of the suites. Both packages valid until September 30. For more information, log on to www.fourseasons.com

 

DO IT LIKE DOLDER

The Dolder Grand, Zurich, offers a package to GCC travellers to watch the city’s Street Parade, a fusion of concerts, parties and electronic music featuring internationally acclaimed DJs and music stars, including Australian-British rock band Pendulum and German DJs Turntablerocker and Fritz Kalkbrenner. This year, the 2.4km–long parade route will be at Utoquai, Seefeld, and proceed around the lake via Bellevue, Quaibrücke and Bürkliplatz, arriving at Hafendamm Enge. The package starts from CHF2,100 (Dh7,903) for one person or CHF2,400 for two persons in a Double Room Superior, including a free fourth-night stay. The offer is valid until September. For more information, log on to www.thedoldergrand.com. For more information on the Zürich Street Parade, log on to www.streetparade.com

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