Etihad offers free overnight stays on connecting flights
15.05.2024 UAE Abu Dhabi city   9
Etihad offers free overnight stays on connecting flights

Etihad Airways is now offering guests flying through Abu Dhabi a free hotel stay in the UAE capital.

Etihad and the Abu Dhabi Department of Culture and Tourism have announced the launch of a new service on the Arabian Travel Market.

The ability to add a stop and select a hotel has now been added to the online process bookings on the Etihad website and GDS systems.

Travelers can stay at the following participating hotels: Aloft Abu Dhabi, Centro Al Manhal, City Seasons Al Hamra Hotel, Golden Tulip Abu Dhabi Downtown, Millennium Al Rawdah Hotel, Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Capital Center Hotel, Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport Hotel, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi and Traders Qaryat Al Beri Hotel.

Guests are entitled to two consecutive nights at the selected hotel only on one leg of the journey through Abu Dhabi and only applies to travelers with a stopover of more than 24 hours.

“We plan to attract more than 100,000 visitors to Abu Dhabi through the stopover program next year, and we We are confident that once they experience what the capital has to offer, they will return again,” said Antonoaldo Neves, CEO of Etihad Airways.

The success of such programs is illustrated by TAP Portugal's stopover initiative.

Portugal's flag carrier recently announced that its stopover program brought more than 200,000 additional visitors to the country last year.


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