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Fairmont Partners with Troon Golf For Enhanced Golf Offerings in the UAE

With the United Arab Emirates emerging as one of the world’s top golf destinations for both leisure and corporate travelers, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts’ (fairmont.com) has partnered with Troon Golf to train the concierge and Fairmont Gold staffs at Fairmont Dubai and Fairmont Bab al Bahr in Abu Dhabi (fairmont.com/babalbahr) to better serve the needs of golf travelers.

In addition, the resorts have added new services and amenities…such as the ability to book tee times directly through the resorts and complimentary use of Taylor Made golf clubs for Fairmont President Club members who do so. These measures were taken in order to enhance the overall quality the golf travel experience for guests visiting the region on business or for leisure.

Troon Golf, the world’s largest golf management company, which manages many of the top golf courses in the region, including Abu Dhabi Golf Club, The Els Club, and Saadiyat Beach Golf Club, provided on-site training for the resorts’ Concierge and Fairmont Gold Staff, familiarizing them with all of the available golf amenities, golf terminology and other considerations necessary to serve the specific needs of traveling golfers.

Tea In & Tee Off
As a result of this new emphasis, Fairmont Bab al Bahr has added a golf vacation package to its extensive list of offerings. The Tea In and Tee Off Golf Package is available Sunday through Wednesday from now until September 30th, 2012.

It provides:

•         One night accommodation in a luxuriously appointed guestroom

•         One round of golf for two people at either Abu Dhabi Golf Club or Saadiyat Beach Golf Club

•         Complimentary afternoon tea for two in the Chocolate Gallery

•         Complimentary use of the health club, pool and beach area

Pricing starts at AED 1,049, exclusive of tax and service charge

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