Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe – Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel

3th - 5th October

Longchamps Racecourse, Paris

In the heart of Paris the Novotel Tour Eiffel is surrounded by the best monuments, museums and shops in Paris which are easily accessible.

Come to ParisLongchamp for Sunday 4th October 2020 after a £120 million revamp, to enjoy the most prestigious meeting in the horseracing calendar: 16 races, including 10 Group 1 races, the highest level in horseracing! The most anticipated racing event of the season, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is a unique opportunity to discover and share new experiences, as adrenalin and excitement combine at the heart of the Flat racing elite worldwide.

After a day at the races discover the splendor of the panorama aboard the Bateaux Parisiens boat. Enjoy fine cuisine with attentive service to the rhythm of a live musical entertainment. A perfect way to finish your day.


  • Return standard class Eurostar from London St Pancras International to Paris Gare du Nord Train Station.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation on a twin standard room and breakfast basis at Novotel Tour Eiffel Hotel.
  • Group return station/hotel coach transfers.
  • Group hotel to racecourse coach transfers.
  • Access to the Prestige Open Lounge located on the 3rd Floor of the main Grandstand.
  • Reserved Grandstand seat located directly outside the facility.
  • Informal unreserved lounge style seating available.
  • Complimentary bar of selected Champagne, wines & soft drinks.
  • Delectable sweet nibbles available.
  • Access to the paddock and the lawn which runs along the finishing line and the Arc Gardens.
  • Racecourse to Bateaux Parisiens coach transfer after the racing.
  • Two and a half hour Dinner Cruise on the Bateaux Parisiens.
  • Central table location located on the boat.
  • Private tables for 8-10 guests (smaller parties will be accommodated on a shared basis).
  • Welcoming glass of Kir Royale served on arrival.
  • Three course set dinner.
  • One bottle of selected wine per 4 guests.
  • Musical entertainment on board.
  • Cash bar facilities available

Further Information

Eurostar standard class check-in at St Pancras International Train Station opens.
– Eurostar departs London St Pancras.
– Eurostar arrives at Paris Gare du Nord Train Station. Guests are invited to make their way to the coaches for the transfer to Novotel Tour Eiffel hotel.
– Upon arrival at the hotel you may have the opportunity to check in or drop your bags should your party wish to start exploring immediately.
15:00 Hotel check in.
– Day spent at leisure & 1st night’s accommodation.
After breakfast, please make yourselves downstairs for the awaiting coach transfer to Longchamps.
13:30 Upon arrival please ensure you have all accreditation ready for inspection and then progress to 3rd floor of the main grandstand.
– A complimentary bar of selected Champagne, wines and soft drinks are available followed by sweet nibbles.
16:05 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe 2020.
18:30 Guests are invited to make their way back to the awaiting coach. Coach departs for the Bateaux Parisiens. Please note that boarding commences at 20:00 for a 20:30 departure.
– Aperitif is served, followed by a three course set dinner.
23:00 Guests are invited to make their own way back to the hotel.
Day of Paris Eurostar departure. fter breakfast, guests are invited to check out of the Novotel. You must pay for ALL your incidentals upon check-out. Coach departs the hotel for Paris Gare du Nord Train Station.
– Eurostar departs Paris Gare du Nord Train Station.
– Eurostar arrives at London St Pancras International. All guests depart

Please note that the dress code is smart and that gentlemen should wear a shirt with a collar. Ties are not compulsory. Ladies should wear a sensible shoe and stilettos are not advised.

Dubai World Cup – Atlantis The Palm

25th March - 29th March

Meydan Racecourse

Benefiting from a $100m programme to refurbish the resort including guest rooms, bars, restaurants, beach and lounges, this 5* resort is designed for absolute luxury. This will see the installation of contemporary winning designs reminiscent of the turquoise and azure seas, with shades of coral bursting through the newly enhanced rooms.

Thunder Snow made history when he won the DWC this year. Owned by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Dubai’s Ruler won the event in a photo finish, beating American-owned Gronkowski by a nose. It was the first time a horse had won the event twice and retained the cup. Across 9 races, $35m was won, which is the richest single day of thoroughbred racing in the world. Festivities end with magnificent fireworks and entertainment with an open air concert (Gwen Stefani 2019).


  • Return economy scheduled direct flight with Emirates from London Heathrow (LHR) Airport to Dubai International (DXB).
  • Return airport/hotel group coach transfers.
  • 4 night’s reserved Deluxe guest room with double or twin* occupancy accommodation at the 5 star Atlantis, The Palm hotel Dubai with outstanding buffet breakfast options.
  • Entrance to the DWC 2020 at the iconic Meydan Racecourse.
  • All day hospitality in the prestigious ‘Gallery’.**
  • Unreserved Premium Grandstand free seated ticket including access to Apron Views and Parade Ring Lawns with the Gallery ticket.
  • Imperial Events Atlantis Meydan ticket collection help-desk in resort on Friday.
  • Saturday help-desk with Imperial Event Staff
  • Event Operations team present for the duration of your stay.
  • ATOL protected.

**The Gallery Hospitality includes: Beautifully displayed sweet and savoury Afternoon Tea on arrival on the mezzanine floor, followed by hot and cold dinner options all served buffet style. Guests have the flexibility to enjoy their food either inside with the comfort of air conditioning at unreserved banquet style tables (ground floor) or outside from a grandstand seat. Specially selected complimentary bar including beer, wines, spirits and soft drinks.

Further Information

Day of UK departure.
06:10 Guests are invited to arrive at LHR (Terminal 3) for check-in.
09:10 Flight EK8 departs LHR for DXB. Flight duration 6h50. A blue transfer lanyard will be handed out on the flight.
20:00 Flight arrives at DXB. Guests traverse passport control and baggage reclaim and look out for the ATLANTIS desk in the arrivals hall for their group coach transfer to the hotel.
– Hotel check-in at the main lobby and 1st nights’ accommodation.
Day at guests leisure.
Morning ICE help-desk and racecourse ticket collection within the Atlantis hotel.
Guests are invited to make their own way at their own leisure to Meydan Racecourse. If you want to book a car to take you to the racecourse on Saturday the Atlantis Concierge will be able to organise this for you once in resort. There is also a taxi rank located at the hotel.
From 14:00 Meydan hospitality ‘The Gallery’ opens.
15:45 Racing commences.
20:40 Racing concludes.
21:15 Dubai World Cup closing ceremony. Post race celebrations and fireworks follow by concert in the Apron Views from 21:30.
23:30 Dubai World Cup closes. Guests are invited to make their own way back to the Atlantis at their leisure. 4th and final nights accommodation.
Day of Dubai departure. Hotel check-out, prior to 12:00 noon. You must pay for all your incidentals at the hotel prior to check out. Group coach transfer back to DXB airport for Deluxe room guests.
12:45 Check in opens at DXB T3.
15:45 Flight EK5 departs DXB for LHR (Terminal 3). Flight duration 7h30.
20:15 Flight lands LHR (Terminal 3) & guests depart airport.

Gambling: Betting is slightly different to most countries in the world as racegoers are not allowed to have a bet at the track as it is against the laws of the UAE. This means that race fans should place their bets by downloading an APP, using an online bookmaker, or at a bookmakers shop beforehand.

Hospitality guests should dress smartly. Men should wear lounge suits or their national dress. Women are expected to wear elegant race day attire or national dress and they are encouraged to wear hats. Jeans, T-shirts, trainers or sneakers, flip flops, combat trousers and shorts are strictly prohibited in all the hospitality areas.
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