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.
Ras Al Khaimah has been named the Gulf Tourism Capital for 2021 at the fifth annual meeting of tourism ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council.
Ras al Khaimah has welcomed the first Bear Grylls Explorers Camp, which will open close to the Via Ferrata on Jebel Jais, the tallest mountain the United Arab Emirates, next month.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has been certified as a safe destination by Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification services.