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Haitham Mattar, chief executive, Ras al Khaimah Tourist Board

Haitham Mattar, chief executive, Ras al Khaimah Tourist Board

12 March 2018 Videos

With the destination breaking new ground in visitor figures, expanding its leading attractions, and welcoming a host of new properties, there is much to discuss as Breaking Travel News catches up with Haitham Mattar, chief executive of the Ras al Khaimah Tourist Board, during ITB Berlin. With the emirate also set to host the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference and World Travel Awards, it is an exciting time in the destination.

Ras Al Khaimah debuts longest zipline in the world

Ras Al Khaimah debuts longest zipline in the world

1 February 2018 Videos

The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah has welcome the opening of the world’s longest zipline - Jebel Jais Flight. The official certification was handed over to sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, by Hoda Khachab, the official adjudicator from Guinness World Records, earlier. 

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.