Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa is part of Meydan Hotels & Hospitality. Be recognized when staying at Bab Al Shams as well as across all DISCOVERY participating brands with over 600 hotels, resorts, and palaces in 76 countries worldwide. Collect points as you travel the world, and enjoy increasing benefits the more you stay. Become a member of Meydan DISCOVERY today and unlock your door to a rewarding journey.



  • Specially-designed local experiences
  • Local amenities
  • Room upgrades
  • Late check-out and early check-in
  • Guaranteed room availability
  • And much more...

Each night you spend in a Discovery hotel will count towards your membership. Whether you're at Bab Al Shams in Dubai or Kempinski in the Seychelles, your stay will count towards a tier of benefits. Read more about each tier below.

Gold membership: upon enrolment

  • Complimentary Internet access
  • Choice of newspaper
  • Personal Recognition of your preferences

Platinum Membership: 10 nights

All the benefits of Gold membership plus:

  • Subject to availability upgrade to the next room category at check-in
  • A welcome local amenity upon check-in
  • One complimentary Platinum Local Experience
  • One complimentary local experience when staying at a new Discovery brand for the first time
  • Guaranteed room availability at least 48 hours prior to arrival*
  • Late check-out until 3pm based on availability

Black Membership: 30 nights

All the benefits of Platinum membership plus:

  • Subject to availability double upgrade (valid to two room categories up) at check-in
  • Guaranteed room availability at least 24 hours prior to arrival*
  • Early check-in from 9am, late check-out until 6pm based on availability
  • A complimentary Black level local experience
  • A choice of amenity upon check-in

*Except block-out dates.