Raki Phillips, an award-winning hospitality veteran, has been announced as the new chief executive of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority. Officials at the authority argue that his appointment marks the commencement of a new phase of tourism development for the emirate.
Barceló Hotel Group – operators of Dukes Dubai on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai – have revealed plans for a new venture in the United Arab Emirates. Looking north, the group has ambitions to launch a new five-star property on Al Marjan Island in Ras al Khaimah.
Having signed a partnership with the Rad al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority to bring the Bear Grylls Survival Academy to the United Arab Emirates, Paul Gardiner here explains the significance of the decision to Breaking Travel News during the Arabian Travel Market in Dubai.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has entered into an agreement with Bear Grylls Survival Academy to establish and operate a location on Jebel Jais as part of its ongoing drive to attract more adventure seekers from around the world.
As the emirate welcomes the return of the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, Haitham Mattar, chief executive of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, speaks to Breaking Travel News about its importance to the destination. Following a successful hosting last year, he also tells us about the 6,000 hotel rooms expected to join the hospitality market this year.
Samuel Dean Sidiqi, chief executive of RAK Properties, tells Breaking Travel News about his ambitions for the company and the wider tourism sector in Ras al Khaimah during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in the United Arab Emirates.
Speaking to Breaking Travel News during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference, Abdullah Rashed Al Abdooli, chief executive of Marjan, tells us what the new destination will add to the hospitality sector in Ras al Khaimah.
The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference has welcomed what organisers are calling a ‘Day of Disruption’, with expert speakers addressing the potential impact of a variety of external influences on the hospitality industry, in particular, the unparalleled digital landscape.
The new Al Hamra International Exhibition & Conference Centre has made its debut during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference in Ras al Khaimah. The new facility has opened as the most northerly of the United Arab Emirates seeks to boost its business travel credentials.