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10 new destinations in holiday packages

5 April 2013

Etihad Holidays, a division of Etihad Airways, has launched its 2013-14 holiday packages programme with breaks to 140 destinations in 45 countries, and offering a wealth of activity options including extended tours, cruises and fly-drives.

This year’s programme builds upon Etihad Airways’ extended flight network options with alliance partners airberlin, Air Seychelles, Virgin Australia and Aer Lingus, as well as the many of its 42 codeshare partners around the world.

There are also a number of different breaks to Etihad Airways’ new destinations for 2013 which include Amsterdam, Ho Chi Minh City, Sao Paulo and Washington DC.

The ten new countries debuting in the 2013-14 programme are Brazil, Canada, Hungary, Morocco, Mauritius, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia and Scandinavia.

Packages can purchased until April 30, while travel can be made until June 30.

“Every year the Etihad Holidays’ annual programme expands further to offer new and exciting breaks and value adds, and this year has raised the bar higher with ten new countries and 50 new destinations,” said Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ chief commercial officer.

“The programme is user-friendly and gives customers suggestions and tips throughout and makes it easy for them to choose a fantastic holiday, in a fantastic destination for a fantastic price. It’s also fantastic that we are able to integrate and offer the flight networks of our alliance partners, which opens up so many new cities around the world.”

New destinations include Hong Kong from Dh4,660 per person including flights, three nights’ accommodation and airport transfers; and Washington from Dh5,265 per person, including                     flights, three nights’ accommodation.

There is an expanded range of day-long tours offered within holiday breaks and 68 new extended tours which include an Eastern & Oriental Express luxury train journey between Singapore and Bangkok.

haseeb@khalejtimes.com

 

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