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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority Outlines 2017 Strategy On Back Of Almost 11% Visitor Growth In 2016

Ras Al Khaimah, the region’s fastest growing tourism destination, has outlined its strategy for the remainder of this year, committing to sustainable tourism and further development of adventure and sports events across the emirate following a growth of 11% on year-to-date visitor arrivals driven by UAE, Germany, UK, Russia and India.
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Feel Free This Summer in Ras Al Khaimah

As part of our 2017 strategy, we have launched a new international campaign to promote the summer season. In partnership with numerous hotels, attractions and activities in the Emirate, as well as tour operator and airline partners from UK, Germany and Russia – this summer, Ras Al Khaimah offers the perfect family treat where your child under 12 years of age gets to stay for free.

The campaign is live in print, digital and social media channels across UK, Germany and Russia.

British Racing Driver Oliver Webb Takes on Jebel Jais

Ras Al Khaimah’s key adventure tourism offerings have been put to the test by British racing driver, Oliver Webb, as he explored and traversed the northern emirate with supercar vlogger, Mr. JWW.
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New Corporate Website Launched

A few months after the rebranded consumer website launched, RAK TDA has unveiled its new corporate website under the domain The new corporate website, a first in the history of the Authority, focuses on the B2B audience and features essential information from all the departments under RAKTDA. The new website serves as a perfect platform to continue moving forward positively, enriching our industry and other stakeholder relationships, and achieving our targets of continuous growth and development of a sustainable and competitive tourism industry in Ras Al Khaimah.

Ras Al Khaimah Commits To United Nations’ Year Of Sustainable Tourism For Development

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has committed the emirate to support the United Nations’ 2017 campaign that aims to promote a more sustainable global tourism landscape.

The campaign theme, which coincides with the ‘Road Map for Celebrating Together’, “presents a unique opportunity to explore and highlight tourism’s potential to help transform our world into a place of prosperity and wellbeing for all,” according to UNWTO.

Following signatory of its support, RAK TDA CEO Haitham Mattar said the Authority will now look to drive awareness of tourism’s economic and socio-economic role throughout all its 2017 initiatives.
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Twin Wins! Ras Al Khaimah Scoops Prestigious Awards And Are Eyeing More

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has scooped two prestigious awards on the sidelines of this year’s ITB, further highlighting the destination’s appeal on the global stage.

Pacific Area Travel Writers Association (PATWA) recognized Ras Al Khaimah as the ‘Emerging Tourism Destination of 2017’, while the emirate’s landmark ‘Beyond A Journey’ destination video picked up the coveted first place region award at GOLDEN CITYGATE 2017.

RAK TDA has also been shortlisted for 3 categories in the Transform MENA Awards - the only awards programme recognizing the best brand work across the Middle East and North Africa. The Authority is also nominated for Best Arabian Tourism Board and Best Tourist Attraction (Via Ferrata) in the upcoming Arabian Travel Awards.
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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Developement Authority is nominated for Best Arabian Tourism Board and Best Tourist Attraction - Via Ferrata.

We Have Moved To A New Location

Street #11, RAK TDA Office
Al Marjan Island

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Upcoming Events

Arabian Travel Market

24th to 27th April 2017
Hall 3 Stand ME3510
Arabian Travel Market is the leading, international travel and tourism event unlocking business potential within the Middle East for inbound and outbound tourism professionals.

Destination Dawn

12th May 2017
Al Marjan Island
The event kicks off at 5pm and keeps kicking right through till the first signs of the sun at 5am. Top international DJs, local talent, food concessions and countless bars will deliver a night you will never forget.
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