By Tan Yi Hui and Cheryl Tan
Sign up for Grand Park Xian's Golfing Adventure at 2,998 yuan (S$657) in the ancient city of Xian, which is famous for its terracotta warriors.
The package includes two nights' accommodation in a single deluxe room with daily breakfast buffet, plus airport transfers, and a round of golf at the Xian Ya Jian International Golf Club, which overlooks lakes at the foot of Mount Zhongnan. Caddy, lunch and return transportation are part of the package.
Day trips to the Museum of Terracotta Warriors cost extra.
The promotion is valid till Oct 31.
For details, visit www.parkhotelgroup.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
CHILL OUT AT CAMERON HIGHLANDS
Cameron Highlands Resort is offering a three-day-two-night package at $439 nett (twin-share) for Singapore residents, valid till June 30.
The package includes two nights' accommodation in a deluxe room, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner per night of stay, and a daily 50-minute massage per person per night of stay at the resort's Spa Village.
Recommended activities include visits to the Boh tea plantation, the strawberry farms, rose gardens, cactus valley, waterfalls and nature trails. There is also a Night Market in Brinchang and Tanah Rata every Friday and Saturday, where you will find an intriguing variety of souvenirs, native handicrafts and local food.
You may also visit the Orang Asli or aboriginal villages deep in the forest with a guide.
For further details or to book: Call YTL Travel Centre (Singapore) on 6276 1381 or 9686 7668, or e-mail email@example.com.
Quote the "Singapore Residents Package" to enjoy the special price stated above.
STAY FOR THREE NIGHTS, PAY FOR TWO
That's what you enjoy when you check into The Opposite House hotel in Beijing (above).
Room rates start from 2,300 yuan (S$505) and include daily breakfast for two and a guided cultural walking tour of the Chinese capital on Saturdays. There is also complimentary mini-bar and Internet access service for guests.
The luxury hotel is located close to tourist attractions such as the Forbidden City and the Summer Palace.
For bookings, go to www.theoppositehouse.com or www.preferredhotels.com
AMANRESORTS LAUNCHES NEW HOTEL
Aman New Delhi (above), Amanresorts' newest city-based resort located just within reach of Delhi's bustling city centre, is a luxurious retreat offering guests an ideal base from which to explore the city's diverse charms.
The hotel opens its doors this month. Room rates start from US$550 (S$825).
The Aman New Delhi has 31 Aman Rooms and eight two-bedroom Aman Suites in a dramatic nine-storey structure.
Another five-storey building overlooking a manicured courtyard and the hotel pool has an additional 14 Lodhi Suites, seven Lodhi Pool Suites, and seven three-bedroom Lodhi Pool Suites.
The hotel's design is characterised by contemporary lines and modern amenities combined with elements of traditional Indian design.
For details and reservations, call (91) 11-4363-3333 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LOW RATES IN HONG KONG
From now to May 10, Hotel Jen in the Western District is offering a peak season low-rate 'BizStay' package from HK$818 (S$158) per night.
Rates include a welcome drink, late check- out, a 20 per cent discount on laundry services and daily complimentary pressing of one two-piece suit.
Pay an extra HK$400 per night to stay in a signature Jen Harbour View Room, or HK$300 for a Jen Mountain View Room. Additional benefits include daily buffet breakfast at Jen Cafe and exclusive use of Sky Lounge, the hotel's penthouse lounge which boasts sweeping harbour views.
Hotel Jen is located at 508 Queen's Road West, Western District, Hong Kong.
For reservations or details, call (852) 2213-6663, e-mail email@example.com, or visit www.hoteljen.com
WEBSITE FOR TRAVEL GUIDES
Singapore-based GuideGecko has launched its flagship website for travel, lifestyle and entertainment guides.
Part online shop and part publishing platform, www.GuideGecko.com sells more than 1,600 guidebooks on 167 countries and 227 cities around the world.
Guides are offered at 17 to 30 per cent cheaper than the suggested retail price for commercially available ones.
All are in English.
Budding guidebook authors are invited to upload their guides at www.GuideGecko.com/publish. Publishing is free and authors and publishers can offer their guides for download and as printed books. Authors earn 50 to 75 per cent on every sale.
For details, log on to www.GuideGecko.com
This article was first published in The Straits Times.