GMR Hyderabad Airport To Host Month Long Shopping Festival From 19th September, 2009

Hyderabad, 18th September, 2009:

With the advent of the festive season, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd., will be organizing the ‘Airport Festive Shopping Carnival’ at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport from 19th September, 2009 to 24th October, 2009.The sponsors of this festival include Courtyard Marriott Hotel and Jet Airways, along with all the retail and food and beverage outlets in the premises.

Elaborating on the event, Mr.P.Sripathy, CEO of GHIAL said, “A host of special offers from the retailers and food and beverage outlets in the airport will be made available. All the fliers, visitors and even members of the airport community who spend a minimum of Rs. 300 or more at any of these outlets located in the Passenger Terminal Building, will be entitled to a lucky draw coupon that will enable them to enter a weekly as well as the grand lucky draw contest, and win exciting prizes”.

Guests flying Jet Airways will be entitled to special additional discounts at all these outlets, except the Landmark, on production of their boarding passes during the shopping festival.

The weekly prizes include a night stay for a couple, inclusive of breakfast, at the Novotel Hyderabad Airport, and also complimentary passes for the A.R. Rahman Live Concert, ‘Jai Ho’, which is being held at the GMR Arena behind Novotel Hyderabad Airport on Saturday, 24th October, 2009.

The Grand Prizes for the draw will be announced on stage during the Jai Ho concert, and these will include return tickets to Singapore and Dubai courtesy Jet Airways, and a five star hotel stay in Singapore through Courtyard Marriott.

To add to the excitement and fun, the month long celebrations will feature every weekend, live music and traditional Indian dances; mehendi artists who will move around in the domestic departures, a caricature artist, etc.

Mr. P. Sripathy, CEO, GHIAL added, “Besides creating a lot of excitement for the fliers, their visitors, and also the airport community, the shopping carnival will help us promote and popularize the retail and food and beverage outlets”.