Ras Al-khaimah News

Haitham Mattar, chief executive, Ras al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Haitham Mattar, chief executive, Ras al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

8 November 2017 Videos

With Bench Events confirming it will take the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference to Ras al Khaimah next year, Haitham Mattar, chief executive with the Ras al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, explains how important the event will be for the development of the hospitality sector in the emirate. Also on the agenda are new infrastructure developments and his plans for tourism in 2018.

Avani Al Marjan Island set for Ras Al Khaimah opening in 2019

Avani Al Marjan Island set for Ras Al Khaimah opening in 2019

30 March 2017 Hotel News

Minor Hotels has announced the signing of a management agreement for a new Avani property in the United Arab Emirates – Avani Al Marjan Island Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Al Marjan is a collection of four pristine man-made islands in Ras Al Khaimah, set against the backdrop of the Arabian Peninsula, only 30 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and 50 minutes from Dubai International Airport.

Jannah Resort & Villas to open in Ras Al Khaimah

Jannah Resort & Villas to open in Ras Al Khaimah

16 January 2017 Hotel News

Jannah Hotels & Resorts is preparing to expand in Ras Al Khaimah, with a new property opening on February 1st. As the company looks to tap into the undersupplied market in the emirate, the Abu Dhabi-based hotel operator expects to open the 100 hotel apartment and 24 villa Jannah Resort & Villas in just under two weeks.

Ras Al Khaimah prepares for Golf Challenge 2016

Ras Al Khaimah prepares for Golf Challenge 2016

3 November 2016 Focus

A trio of contenders in the inaugural Ras Al Khaimah 2016 Golf Challenge experienced ‘High Tee’ with a difference, as they scaled the towering Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest mountain, before firing a series of blistering drives into the rocky caverns of the lunar-like landscape of the Al Hajar mountains. Sweden’s Joel Sjöholm, Dutchman Jurrian Van der Vaart and Monaco’s Sandro Piaget were a couple of hundred metres short of Jebel Jais’s 1,934 metre peak for the elevated tee box specially created by Ras Al Khaimah’s Tourism Development Authority.