4 February 2020, Dubai UAE: REHLATY by dnataTravel, a new travel brand ‘designed by Emiratis for the Emirati traveller’ launched in 2019, announces its recommended top destinations for families this Spring. An initiative being spearheaded by the New Ventures department of dnata Travel, the brand aims to provide Emirati travellers who seek new adventures and experiences with a chance to discover the most unique ends of the world and create unforgettable memories.
Spring is one of the most popular seasons of the year for tourism worldwide, commonly known to be a time when families pack up and jet off to spend time together. This spring, REHLATY by dnata Travel reveals its top picks for family-friendly vacation spots that can be booked directly through the brand’s team of trusted relationship managers and complemented with unique, perfectly-tailored itineraries, curated around the needs, and desires of the Emirati Family. These destinations include: Ireland, Mauritius, Bosnia, Azerbaijan, Kenya, Russia, Chile and South Africa all of which boast of cultural, lively entertainment for the entire family, stunning landscapes and awe-inspiring wonders.
Rehab Mansoor, REHLATY by dnata Travel – General Manager says, “As the spring season is tucked between the sky-high rates of the festive holidays and the heat of summer, it makes it the perfect time for families to gear-up and head to fun-filled vacation spots packed with activities. At REHLATY, we are actively in search of trending destinations, and have carefully chosen these countries as vacation spots that can bring exciting and unique experiences to Emirati families, in line with our mission to guide, inspire, and connect the local Emirati community with extraordinary ends of the world”.
IRELAND: Known as the Emerald Island, Ireland is rich with culture, history and natural beauty. Enjoy the blooming wildflowers and ideal weather in the spring to explore the rolling mountains, museums, countryside trails and restaurants. REHLATY’s strong partnership with Tourism Ireland, allowsthe brand to have access to all sites and activities in the destination and what it has to offer the Emirati Travel segment.
BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA: Bosnia’s stunning alpine scenery, multicultural traditions and friendly people have made it one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in the world today. It is a land steeped in history, fascinating legends and is truly where East meets west. The country is blessed with outstanding nature, majestic mountains, crystal clear rivers, lakes and unspoilt forests. Furthermore, Bosnian food is known for being high quality, organic and halal, making it perfect for the Emirati traveller. REHLATY works closely with a variety of award-winning local partners to ensure that each of our customers has a personally designed programme that meets their exact requirements, ensuring that no two trips are the same. Customers can enjoy rich experiences in the capital, Sarajevo, combining many activities including visits to Ottoman bridges, mosques and marketplaces, relaxing nature walks, zip-lining, biking, horse rides, mountain safari, thermal spa sessions, museums, parks, river boat rides and much more. Customers can stay in the best hotels and apartments available in different cities, or spend a few days on a mountain chalet, enjoying traditional Bosnian food prepared by local villagers.
MAURITIUS: Located in Eastern Africa, Mauritius is best known for its beaches, lagoons, ever-expanding reefs and lush rainforests. Those looking for a unique tropical getaway with some of Africa’s best seafood, beaches, shopping, activities and sights to be explored have to visit the island of Mauritius. Spring time is ideal as the weather is warm and relaxing, day and night. Known as the island of sugar and smiles, this island is a true beach holiday destination. Offering unlimited water and land activities, families will enjoy an unforgettable experience packed vacation. A typical day within the REHLATY itinerary on this island could include glass-bottomed boat rides to walking through forests with breath-taking waterfalls to ending the afternoon with a ride on the longest zip line in the Indian Ocean.
AZERBAIJAN: Known as the land of fire, Azerbaijan is bounded by the Caspian Sea and Caucasus Mountains that span across Asia and Europe allowing travellers to enjoy the beauty of two continents in one location. With deep culture spread across the country, REHLATY offers some great itineraries in Azerbaijan, featuring a trip to witness traditional crafts being made, or exploring Azerbaijan’s most famous destination, the ‘Burning Mountain’, a natural glowing fire that has burned for over 65 years.
KENYA: Kenya is a destination known to continuously make it to top lists for unique and adventurous family destinations, combining city life, diverse culture, mesmerizing wildlife and pristine beaches.Kenya offers a rare opportunity to be at one with nature through their popular safari adventures, where tourists can witness high volumes of wildlife in their serene natural habitat. The Kenya trip with REHLATY by dnata Travel offers customers the chance to explore all ends of the country, from Naivasha to Nakuru and then onto the world renowned Masai Mara. Guests are provided luxury accommodation for every budget and preference, and will experience staying in safari lodgesset in the heart of the action. From sunrise to sunset, each day provides a unique experience with the family, including activities such as a sunrise Balloon safari over the Masai Mara for a birds-eye view over the stunning wildlife and landscape, followed by an excursion in the national park, and complemented with a luxury breakfast overlooking the Masai Mara.
RUSSIA: Geographically the largest country in the world, Russia is home to a variety of different cultures. REHLATY’s curated itineraries to Russia aim to make family visitsunforgettable. Available is a wonderful family tour in Moscow which includes a show at the famous Moscow circus, a visit to the ice cream factory as well as the Russia Dolls Museum. Making the trip more experiential, REHLATY offers families painting masterclasses,exclusive visits to the Grand Kremlin Palace, and if interested in science, the trip can also include visits to the Experimentalism Research Museum where kids can paint with laser, launch a tornado, play on invisible strings of a harp and make water drip from the bottom up! The visit to Moscow can also be combined with a visit to St. Petersburg where families can try a cooking masterclass to learn how to recreate some of Russia’s most traditional dishes, enjoy unique carriage rides around the city, and even take a trip to visitone of the oldest Russian ballet schools. This city is also home to one of the world’s largest planetarium and the famous puppet theatre, which will surely keep children entertained.
CHILE: An excellent choice for families who love outdoor activities. The South American country has so much wonder and is home to stunning landscapes and experiences such as the Torres del Paine National Park, The Atacama Desert, endless lakes, ice fields and mythical islands.Chile is a Paradise for nature lovers and for ones who truly want to show their kids a new travel experience. It is a great mix for those who seek adventures with opportunities to relax as well. REHLATY has gathered together great activities at this destination, including a walking tour along the shores of Lake Llanquihue or exploring it by boat which are two of the best ways to capture the magical scenery of picturesque Puerto Varas. Visiting Magdalena Island is also an option, which serves as home to over 120,000 penguins each year, making this a unique destination for nature lovers. Customers will navigate along the Magallanes Strait, to then disembark on the island and get to see the MagellanicPengüin’s habitat up close.
SOUTH AFRICA: Offering an unforgettable vacation for the entire family from incredible scenery and exceptional wildlife encounters, to beautiful first class accommodation, there is no limit to what South Africa has to offer. The country’s national parks provide families with some of the most memorable game viewing and luxurious accommodation in Africa. A few of REHLATY’s itineraries include the garden route experience which is an 8-night tour commencing in Cape Town and ending in Port Elizabeth. Families can also spend a fun few days in Sun City, a glamorous-themed resort boasting a large number of entertainment, restaurants and water sports, and end the trip in Cape Town. In this city, families can enjoy cable car rides to the famous Table Mountain, and lively entertainment available at the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront with its countless number of restaurants. Additions to the itinerary can also be arranged, including a unique trip to Chapmans peak, known as one the most spectacular drives in the world.
REHLATY by dnata Travel, a new brand within dnata Travel, fosters a more personalized travel understanding for Emirati voyagers by creating unique, perfectly-tailored experiences and bespoke itineraries curated around the needs, and desires of an Emirati Traveller. The brand focuses on developing an engagement model that builds strong relationships with its customers and targeting a premium niche in the realm of travel-customer experience. REHLATY brings a whole new meaning to exceptional customer service. By providing each traveller with their own dedicated relationship manager who works closely with them for the long-term, understand their personality and desire and help build their exceptional travel experience.