Saturday, December 22, 2007

Celebrate Chinese New Year In China

Chinese New Year is celebrated on 7th February 2008, marking the beginning of the Year of the Rat and a time of colourful festivities in China, Hong Kong and all around Asia.Flights on THAI from Dubai to China and Hong Kong via Bangkok start from AED1800 per person (adult), with a choice of two convenient daily flights Dubai/Bangkok and onward connections to Hong Kong.Combined with a variety of Royal Orchid Holiday packages from short breaks to delightful discovery tours, including highlights in major cities such as Beijing, Shanghai, Kunming and Hong Kong, Chinese New Year is the perfect time to witness colourful decorations, firework displays, and festive traditions, as well as sampling specialties of the season like Lo Bak (turnip cake), Nian Gao (sticky Chinese Fruit Cake) and many other culinary delights.This major festival is also celebrated throughout Thailand, and represents a busy travel period throughout the region, so advance planning is highly recommended. Don’t forget to put some coins into the red envelopes decorated with gold you will be able to buy everywhere during Chinese New Year – these are given to the children as a token of good luck!For full package rates tailored to individual requirements and destinations, contact THAI Royal Orchid Holidays on 04 268 1701 and request the ROH Discover the World vacations to your destination of choice. A wide selection of hotels and tour options are offered to suit all budgets and tastes.The Dubai-Bangkok route is currently served by the Airbus 330-300 aircraft with 42 Royal Silk Business Class and 263 Royal Economy Class seats. THAI operates two flights daily from Dubai to Bangkok with onward connections to domestic and international flights from its home base in Bangkok, Suvarnabhumi International Airport.
THAI currently serves 74 destinations in 36 countries across four continents. This total includes 12 of the most important cities of Europe; 39 destinations throughout Asia; three in the Middle East (Dubai, Kuwait and Muscat); five in Australia/New Zealand and the two leading East and West Coast US gateways, New York and Los Angeles. THAI also serves 11 domestic cities, towns and resorts throughout Thailand. This vast network provides unrivalled coverage of the major business centers and tourist destinations spanning the globe. THAI’s latest route innovation is Johannesburg, South Africa, to which flights were launched earlier this year