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Tourism in Ras Al Khaimah - 2017 The Way Forward

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority is once again conducting an interactive workshop this time designed to showcase our strategic plans for continued tourism growth in 2017. The event will be held on the 25th of October 2016 at the Al Shams Ballroom, Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa. During the day we will also unveil the developments of a new exciting product. We hope to see you there. R.S.V.P

Visitor Information

As part of RAK TDA’s efforts to enhance visitor experience, we have created a new destination map that will be available in the hotels and in the major tourist attractions. RAK TDA will be also installing digital stands in the majority of hotels in RAK. These kiosks will allow arriving guests to access our new destination map, view events happening around the emirate and explore the things they could do during their stay. Upon their check out, the kiosks will also allow guests to fill out a quick questionnaire on their experience in RAK and share any feedback they may have regarding their stay. Both the new destination map and digital stands are part of RAK TDA’s continued efforts towards destination awareness and promotion.

Ras Al Khaimah wins ‘Best Upcoming Tourism Destination’ award at North India Travel Awards 2016

Ras Al Khaimah has been named as the “Best Upcoming Tourism Destination” for 2016 at the North India Travel Awards, recognizing the growing popularity of the destination. India Travel Awards honors stellar organizations and achievers from different segments of the industry, which included travel agents, tour operators, hotels, airlines, and state & international tourism boards. Read More

RAKTDA welcomes increased visitors from Poland resulting from co-marketing agreement with TUI

This week we welcomed two new charter flights from Poland to Ras Al Khaimah International Airport. Operated by Enter Air, the two new charter flights have been added by the pan-European tour operator TUI, following the new co-marketing agreement with Ras Al Khaimah TDA which was signed in August.

300 Polish visitors were welcomed from two new weekly charters from Katowice and Warsaw on 9th October by the RAKTDA team with a traditional Emirati musical performance. Polish visitor arrivals to RAK’s hotels have increased by 157% year-to-date. 

Second annual UAE World Tourism Day Conference Hosted By Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Last month, RAK TDA hosted the annual UAE World Tourism Day conference for the second year in a row, under the patronage of HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah. The half-day UAE World Tourism Day Conference saw a keynote address from His Excellency Mohammad Al Muhairi, Undersecretary to UAE Minister of Economy, who spoke about the important contribution of tourism to Ras Al Khaimah and the UAE. Read More

More Than 250 Attend Inaugural Young Global Leaders Debate In Ras Al Khaimah

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) hosted the inaugural Young Global Leaders Debate at the Al Hamra Convention Centre last month. Click here to view the video. Read More.

Ras Al Khaimah Moves To Strengthen Russian Tourism Bounce-Back

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) strengthened its presence at this year’s Leisure Moscow trade fair amid an apparent bounce-back in Russian visitors to Ras Al Khaimah, as year-on-year arrival figures show a 4.2% increase in the first eight months of this year compared to 2015. Read More

Summer Visitors Push Ras Al Khaimah's Double - Digit Tourism Growth

Visitor arrivals to Ras Al Khaimah’s hotels increased by 10.4 per cent between January and September of this year when compared to the same nine-month period in 2015. Between June and August 2016, Ras Al Khaimah’s hotels reported an increased occupancy of 15.9 per cent compared to the same period in 2015.The positive trend continued through September with visitor arrivals rising by 37 per cent on the same month last year.  Read More 

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Upcoming Events

RAK Golf Challenge

26th to 29th October 2016 Al Hamra Golf Club
The inaugural RAK Golf Challenge is the penultimate event of the 2016 European Challenge Tour Season

World Travel Market

7th to 9th November 2016 ExCeL London Contemporary Events and Convention Center

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Take a tour of Ras Al Khaimah’s landmarks through interactive photos in our official Facebook page. See Jebel Jais, Dhayah Fort and more with a 360 degree view here

Snaps of the Week

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