Phil Blizzard reports from Ras Al Khaimah and the Global Citizen Forum as the most northerly of the United Arab Emirates pledges to become a regional leader in sustainability by 2025.
The event took place under the patronage of sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and welcomed more than 450 luminaries from around the world to the emirate.
Raki Phillips, chief executive of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, tells Breaking Travel News that the destination is rebounding quickly from the Covid-19 pandemic and remains on track to reach its ambitious visitor number targets.
Accor expanding its luxury portfolio in the United Arab Emirates with the introduction of the Sofitel brand into Ras Al Khaimah. A new hotel is set to open in 2023.
Speaking to Breaking Travel News at Arabian Travel Market, Raki Phillips, chief executive of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, tells us about his plans for the most northerly of the United Arab Emirates this year.
Raki Phillips, chief executive of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, tells Breaking Travel News about a series of sustainable investments in the emirate’s hospitality sector during Arabian Travel Market.
Ras Al Khaimah, the United Arab Emirates’ fourth largest emirate, has announced a total investment of over £96 million in its tourism sector. The cash will result in over 20 exciting sustainable tourism initiatives.
Passengers are able to fly to Mumbai, Cochin, Amritsar, Lucknow and Jaipur from Ras Al Khaimah, as well as enjoy more frequencies from its existing Delhi-Ras Al Khaimah-Delhi route.
Touching down just before 01:00 on Friday morning, SpiceJet’s flight SG160 from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi was given the traditional water cannon salute.