Ras Al Khaimah has revealed an exciting new adventure addition, a skating rink at the Jebel Jais Viewing Deck Park.
Professional athletes, running enthusiast and armatures will be gathering in Ras Al Khaimah to take part in the world’s fastest half marathon and experience the brand-new running route surrounded by scenic views.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has today launched its new Destination Strategy 2019-2021. The new strategy is set to implement best practices as per international standards to fuel a sustainable tourism-driven economic growth in Ras Al Khaimah.
With both properties now fully operations in the expanding Middle Eastern destination, Amit Arora, general manager, The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert and The Ritz-Carlton Al Hamra Beach, speaks to Breaking Travel News at ITB Berlin.
The emirate of Ras Al Khaimah achieved a Guinness World Records title earlier with its latest adventure tourism product – Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline. 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.
Following the management agreement signed in late 2016 with RAK National Hotels, a subsidiary of RAK Hospitality Holding, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert, was officially flagged earlier in presence of brand and owner’s representatives.
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.
The Arabian Hotel Investment Conference 2018 is to be held in the emerging northern emirate of Ras al Khaimah. The surprise move follows 13 successful years where the event has been held at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai.
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has revealed the emirate is on track to surpass its annual visitor target. The emirate’s hotels reported a ten per cent year-on-year increase in international guest arrivals during the first six months of the year.
Minor Hotels has announced the signing of a management agreement for a new Avani property in the United Arab Emirates – Avani Al Marjan Island Ras Al Khaimah Resort. Al Marjan is a collection of four pristine man-made islands in Ras Al Khaimah, set against the backdrop of the Arabian Peninsula, only 30 minutes from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport and 50 minutes from Dubai International Airport.
In the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, just one hour away from Dubai, the Banyan Tree Al Wadi Resort closed its doors in December 2016. The following day this desert resort re-opened under the management of The Ritz-Carlton Company, with 50 associates from sister properties across the region, reports Phil Blizzard.