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Make this a Ramadan to remember.

FROM elaborate Iftars and moonlit Suhours to Alpine breaks, let your imagination loose this Holy Month. SOFITEL THE PALM DUBAI This five-star Polynesian-themed resort offers corporate and social Iftars for up to 450 guests with live music upon request. The Ramadan stay package includes a one-night stay in a double luxury room with an in-room Sohour for two, an Iftar buffet and a two-for-one spa promotion with prices starting from Dh880 ($240).TILAL LIWA HOTELThis secluded hideaway leisure resort on the edge of Rub Al Khali Desert in Abu Dhabi's Empty Quarter, is offering Ramadan room packages from Dh549 ($150) including an Iftar and Sohour. CRISTAL HOTELS & RESORTSAbu Dhabi-based Cristal Hotels & Resorts is working with the Red Crescent to make the Holy Month a special time for orphans in the emirate. Local corporations and other organisations can sponsor Iftar evenings for up to 20 orphaned children during Ramadan for just Dh2,500 ($680) a night. The hotel chain will donate Dh20 ($5.50) to the Red Crescent on behalf of every guest booking a standard room during Ramadan. Room rates during Ramadan are Dh399 ($109) per night including an Iftar buffet for one person or Dh499 ($135) inclusive of Iftar buffet for two persons.FOUR SEASONS HOTEL DOHAStay at Four Seasons Hotel Doha this Ramadan and enjoy the 'Get Away, Get More' package, offering guests a 25 per cent discount on regular room tariffs in addition to late check outs (until 4 pm), premium internet access, daily amenities, valet parking and much more. Relax at the Ramadan tent at the Garden Terrace that offers an eclectic spread of international cuisines and local favourites served during Iftar and Suhour. ROSEWOOD CORNICHE, JEDDAHThis year Rosewood Corniche looks to immerse visitors in Saudi culture and heritage, transporting them into a world of charm and opulence during Iftar and Sohour. The hotel is offering two Iftar choices at the Habsburg restaurant for SAR300 ($80) and at the Noodles restaurant for SAR285 ($76) per person. Group booking for up to 200 guests will also be available during Ramadan. The hotel's in-house guests can enjoy in-room Iftar and Sohour menus privately in their own rooms or suites, designed especially for them including traditional Arabic mezzehs and delicious grills. A 24-hour butler service is provided for each of the 127 guest rooms and suites. AL GASSAR BALLROOM One of the finest ballrooms in Qatar has announced the upcoming opening of its spectacular Ramadan tent on the first day of the observance of the holy month. The tent will offer a delicious blend of local, regional, and international dishes for Iftar and Suhoor gatherings during the entire month of Ramadan. Live entertainment will fill the halls of the column-less ballroom as well to ensure a memorable feast and a remarkable evening. INTERCONTINENTAL GENЀVEWhether relaxing by the pool, shopping at apparel designer stores on cobblestone roads or dining at quaint open-air cafes by the lake, InterContinental Geneve offers guests a unique summer experience with a 20 per cent discount on all 56 suites and connecting rooms. Ramadan is incomplete without a traditional Sohour and Iftar. Here, guests can feel at home in the comfort of Arabic speaking staff, Lebanese chefs or enjoying a shisha. A private butler is available on request for short and long term reservations at The Residences. BADRUTT'S PALACE HOTEL, ST. MORITZ Set in the heart of St. Moritz amidst spectacular scenery, Badrutt's Palace Hotel has been an emblem of the resort since 1896. Halal food is served on request, with appropriate notice. Prayer mats are available, and meeting rooms may be used as prayer rooms, according to availability. Qiblah indication available on request; Ramadan customs are also respected. All rooms receive TV programmes in Arabic and children are well catered for in the kids' club.A seven nights' package during Ramadan in a superior double room costs CHF 5'250 ($5,885) and comes with an upgrade to next room category upon availability at time of check-in, seven set dinners in the cosy Chesa Veglia or in one of the Palace restaurants (excluding beverages), horse-drawn carriage ride to Fex Valley including return transfer to and from Sils (duration four to five hours), boat trip on Lake Sils including return transfer to and from Sils, one picnic basket per person on one day of choice, tickets for all mountain railways and public transport in St. Moritz and surrounding area and transfer to and from Corviglia mountain railway for the duration of your stay, professional child care at Kids' Club Palazzino (excluding lunch and dinner), buffet breakfast, wi-fi, refreshment bar, movie channels, newspaper, welcome gift, butler service in suites, entry to Palace Wellness, and professional child care at for children between 3 and 12 years (excluding lunch and dinner). Rolls-Royce transfers are also available on request. LE ROYAL MERIDIEN ABU DHABI The Ramadan tent, 'Layali El Hilmiya', will cater to a mix of corporate clients, locals, particularly families and couples as well as a smaller content of international visitors. The seating capacity of the tent is maximum 1,000 people and tables will be a mix of deuces, fours, sixes, traditional family seating and booths for big groups. The Ramadan stay packages start from Dh275 per person in a double room including Iftar and in-room Suhoor (breakfast and lunch or dinner for non-fasting customers).THE RITZ-CARLTON ABU DHABI, GRAND At sunset, celebrations will start in Giornotte, the all-day dining restaurant that will be transformed into a contemporary Arabian retreat. For corporate celebrations with a private butler service and a family-style dining experience, the 1,550-sq-m Roma Ballroom that is divisible by three, offers private Iftar options that may be booked in advance. The Intrigue You Summer Offer rates start from Dh950++ ($258) for a spacious deluxe room with a complimentary third night when two are booked, including breakfast. Copyright 2008

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Date:Jul 1, 2014
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