Hotel and airline deals not to be missed

20 Mar 2010

Don't miss out on these super deals that both hotels and airlines are now dishing out:



Newly opened Raffles Tianjin has an introductory offer of CNY1,288 (US$188) nightly in a Grand Room. Benefits include complimentary daily breakfast; a CNY300 (US$44) dining credit; welcome drink; access to the gym and The Library Lounge; daily newspaper; and a Raffles commemorative gift. For an additional CNY300 (US$188), guests can be upgraded to a Raffles Executive Room and enjoy complimentary evening cocktails at The Library Lounge and laundry or pressing of up to three garments. The hotel also has an introductory offer of CNY1,818 (US$266) a night in a Raffles Executive Suite. The rate include all the perks listed above. These opening rates are valid until June 30, 2010.

Sheraton Shunde Hotel in Guangdong has nightly weekend package starting from CNY650(US$95). It includes a one-night accommodation in a Deluxe City View Room; breakfast in Feast restaurant for two persons, complimentary in-room internet and a CNY200 (US$29) spa coupon for a full-body oil massage. Several value-added perks are available at a discount – guests get one dinner buffet in Feast for an additional fee of CNY100 (US$15); one Shunde Cuisine Cooking Class voucher (for one dish) with a supplement of CNY80 (US$12); and a one-hour bicycle rental at CNY30 (US$4).

The package is valid on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The promotion runs in the months of April and May. It does not apply during the Canton Fair.


From now until May 1, The Charterhouse Causeway Bay has daily rates between HK$768 (US$99) for a Superior Room and HK$1,088 (US$140) for a S Classic Room. The rates are inclusive of daily buffet breakfast, free broadband internet and Wi-Fi service, access to Fitness Centre and complimentary shuttle service to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. An additional supplement of HK$80 (US$10) is charged for double occupancy.


Celebrating its first year, Ayana Resort and Spa in Bali has an anniversary package from US$239 nightly in Resort View Room to US$379 in an Ocean Suite. Perks include exclusive Club Privileges such as complimentary F&B throughout the day; laundry and pressing service; private check in and check out at the Club; use of fitness centre, steam room and sauna; unlimited play on the 18-hole golf putting course and tennis pavilion; and, dedicated club concierge. Guests who want to stay in the villas can also avail of special anniversary packages from US$569 per night in a one-bed Ocean View Villa to US$779 in a one-bed Ocean Front Cliff Villa. Packages are valid for stays until June 15. 


Shangri-La's Rasa Saya Resort & Spa in Penang has a Spa Sensation package starting from MYR739 (US$233) per night in the sea-facing Garden Wing in a twin-sharing basis. It includes daily buffet breakfast at Spice Market for two people; one free Signature Therapy – Rasa Asmaradana and one complimentary Traditional Massage – Head & Shoulder Rejuvenating Massage for one person per stay; and free internet access. An additional massage treatment entitles the guest booking this package with a 10 percent discount. The offer is available until June 22.


Until June 22, Edsa Shangri-La in Manila has special room rates from PhP9,000 (US$197) for a night's stay in a Deluxe Garden Room, inclusive of daily buffet breakfast at HEAT and complimentary internet access. Other perks also include a choice of CHI traditional treatments from the local hilot massage, Himalayan head and scalp massage or the tui na massage; complimentary CHI tea; and a special CHI The Spa gift. A minimum stay of two days applies.

The 120-room Regency Lagoon Resort in Boracay, Aklan has nightly rates between PhP7,840 (US$191) in a Deluxe Room and PhP19,376 (US$423) in an Executive Suites. The rates are inclusive of breakfast, lunch and dinner with cocktails from 5pm to 7pm.


Goodwood Park Hotel, the grand dame of Singapore's heritage hotels, marks its 110th anniversary this year with two room packages. The hotel is offering a two-night 110th Anniversary Luxury Package from S$785 (US$563). Designed for couples, this package comes with daily in-room breakfast; complimentary bottle of champagne and strawberries upon arrival, S$110 (US$79) dining credits at fine-dining outlet Gordon Grill, spa treatment worth S$110 (US$79) per person at Singapore's premier hair and spa destination J Salon. An alternative anniversary package is available on weekends from Friday to Sunday. For double occupancy in a Deluxe Room, the rate starts from S$110 (US$79) per person per night, with buffet breakfast at S$11 (US$8) per person. The weekend package comes with an optional upgrade to a Poolside Suite for an additional of S$110 (US$79). The two offers run until December 31.


From April 1 to July 14, Langham Place Samui at Lamai Beach has a summer package, offering guests 25 percent savings off the best available rates for a minimum of two nights' stay. The offer applies for reservations at Essential Place, Poolside Place and Plunge Pool Place suites.


Until March 31, Dubai-based Emirates is offering special airfares on its routes between Thailand and the UK. The airline is now selling outbound flights from Bangkok  starting at ThB38,980 (US$1,200) for Economy Class and ThB123,810 (US$3,812) for Business Class to any one of the airline's six British destinations – London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Glasgow. The tickets are valid for travel from now until June 30.

United Airlines has launched a Chicago Month Promotion for April in Hongkong. From now until April 30, passengers can enjoy airfares from HK$6,888 (US$887). The price is inclusive of one round-trip ticket and a two-night hotel accommodation, as well as discount vouchers for shopping, dining and top tourist destinations.

Gigi Onag

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