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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.

Ritz-Carlton moves into Ras Al Khaimah with dual property deal

Ritz-Carlton moves into Ras Al Khaimah with dual property deal

29 October 2016 Hotel News

Ritz-Carlton has signed a management agreement with RAK National Hotels, an owner of hotels and resorts in Ras Al Khaimah, marking its entry into the emirate. The brand will manage The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Hamra Beach and The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, growing the brand’s footprint in the United Arab Emirates to five by 2017.

Ras Al Khaimah sees visitor numbers surge

Ras Al Khaimah sees visitor numbers surge

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced a 12.4 per cent increase in total revenue this year, driven by an increase in total visitors to reach 740,383 in 2015. The news further expands Ras Al Khaimah’s position as a premier tourism destination for a genuine Arabian experience.

Minor Hotels reveals Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort

Minor Hotels reveals Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort

11 September 2015 Hotel News Tourism News

Minor Hotel Group will its continued expansion in the United Arab Emirates with its first property in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah – Anantara Mina Al Arab Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Scheduled to open in 2018, the luxury resort will soon begin development in Mina al Arab, a mixed-use development, separated from the mainland by a small lagoon.

Ras Al Khaimah takes representation in UK ahead of tourism push

Ras Al Khaimah takes representation in UK ahead of tourism push

Boasting year-round sunshine, pristine sandy beaches and world-class resorts, just 45 minutes from Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah is the undiscovered Emirate taking the UK by storm. Represented in the UK by London-based PR and sales agency PRMEDIACO, the emirate has recently begun a campaign to increase awareness of the destination and encourage inbound tourism via connections with the UK’s most well-known tour operators.

Ras Al Khaimah launches new tourism app

Ras Al Khaimah launches new tourism app

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has launched a new ‘RAK Tourism’ app, a comprehensive destination application, available for download on all iPad and iPhone devices. The apps features an overview of the emirate’s attractions, hotels, excursions, and events, as well as an image gallery, designed for Ras Al Khaimah visitors and residents alike.

First EU charter flight heads to RAK

23 October 2006 Press Release Airline News

The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah received the first chartered flight carrying 166 tourists from Europe last evening, marking the beginning of a new chapter in its booming tourism industry.