Etihad Airways is offering one night's free accommodation in select hotels in Abu Dhabi to all guests travelling in economy class from certain destinations in the Middle East, Africa and Pakistan, and stopping over in the UAE’s capital.
The hotels participating in the offer are the Radisson Blu Yas Island and the Yas Island Rotana.
The offer is valid from May 1, 2018 until September 15, 2018 and the travel period is valid until September 30, 2018.
Mohammad Al Bulooki, executive vice president, Etihad Airways, said, “Etihad Airways is delighted to invite guests to experience Abu Dhabi, a city which has so much to offer every type of traveller, especially during a short stopover.”
In 2017, the emirate recorded 5mn guests and the new offer for transit passengers is part of the capital’s efforts to draw in more guests in the coming years.
Etihad Airways has been running stopover programmes since 2011, and offering guests a number of services including airport meet and assist, transportation, accommodation, tours, and visa processing services.
The countries included in the offer are South Africa, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Nigeria, Kuwait, Tanzania, Kenya, Bahrain, Oman, Sudan and Lebanon.