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Next month, Alila Hotels and Resorts will open Alila Fort Bishangarh, the company's second property in India after Alila Diwa Goa, which opened in 2010. The luxury resort in a converted 230-year-old fortress is an hour's drive from Jaipur in the Aravalli hills of Rajasthan.

To celebrate its launch, the 59-suite hotel has an introductory package that is part of its efforts to give back to the local community. The two-night Gift to Share package starts at US$187 (S$260) a night and includes breakfast, daily morning yoga classes and access to Play Alila kids' club with games and activities.

It is valid for stays from July 1 to Sept 30 and is available for booking from now till June 31.

Half of the proceeds will go to the local school, Rajkiya Balika Uch Vidyalaya, to help fund the purchase of computers and smartboards.

For more information, e-mail, call +91- 72300-58058 or go to


Hotel-booking website is holding a Great Singapore Sale, offering travellers up to 40 per cent in savings on hotels in destinations such as Bangkok, Tokyo, Seoul, New York and Paris. Book by July 14 for travel from now till Sept 10. For details, go to


New upscale global hotel brand Cordis, Hong Kong from the Langham Hospitality Group, launched the Cordis Kids programme last week, which comes with its Family Stay package. Children will meet the Cordis Kids mascot, Cody, which is based on the endangered red panda, and get a backpack full of Cody- themed goodies, including postcards.

The 42-storey hotel in Mongkok is offering a promotion on its Family Stay package. Guests save 15 per cent off the best available rate year round when booking a family connecting room. To make reservations, e-mail or call +852-3552-3552. For details, go to

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 11, 2017, with the headline 'Travel news and deals'. Print Edition | Subscribe