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Ras Al Khaimah hosts World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

The World Travel Awards (WTA) Middle East Gala Ceremony was hosted by Ras Al Khaimah for the first time last month. The glamorous ceremony marked the start of the 2018 World Travel Awards Grand Tour, and took place at the Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah, which was also named as the Leading Resort in Ras Al Khaimah on the night. Winners of the regional ceremonies will go onto the Grand Final in Portugal in December.

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Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa Unveils Renovated Villas

The Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa has announced the completion of its extensive refurbishment programme. The hotel's 151 villa rooms have all been renovated and offer direct beach access or views overlooking the Arabian Gulf. The luxury hotel also has a new Mediterranean-themed Sol Bar, and the Levant-inspired Al Maeda restaurant will open shortly.

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Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah the fourth Ritz-Carlton in the UAE

After signing an agreement in 2016 with RAK National Hotels (RAKNH) to revamp and rebrand two of the city's most lavish properties, Ritz-Carlton finally re-inaugurated the first venue in Al Wadi Desert. Last week, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert re-opened its doors to the public with lavish interiors that blend in with the stunning natural surroundings.

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Record-breaking zipline boosts adventure tourism in Ras al Khaimah

Ras al Khaimah is now home to the world’s longest zip-line – Jebel Jais Flight – with more cables set to increase capacity this autumn 2018. The new 2.83 kilometre-long zip-wire from the top of the UAE's highest mountain Jebel Jais is the latest attraction intended to help transform the emirate into the region's adventure tourism hub.

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Ras Al Khaimah launches new shuttle between Dubai International Airport and Ras Al Khaimah

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has announced the launch of a new shuttle service between Dubai International Airport to Ras Al Khaimah. The shuttle will pick up guests from terminal 1 and 3 of the airport and will drop them at major hotels in Ras Al Khaimah for a fee. The 45-minute service allows easier connectivity between the two emirates.

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World Travel Awards to celebrate Middle East Gala in Ras Al Khaimah

The up-and-coming tourism hotspot of Ras Al Khaimah is set to host of one of the most prestigious events in the travel industry for the first time, the World Travel Awards. The 2018 Middle East Gala, to be held at the Waldorf Astoria property in the northernmost emirate of the UAE, will recognise excellence in the region's hospitality sector.

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Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert launches romantic package

Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert has launched a series of activities and wellness and dining experiences to help loved-up couples escape and relax. The luxury resort in the United Arab Emirates is offering a package that includes accommodation in a beautiful romantic tented villa, breakfast, and a 30-minute head and shoulder massage at The Ritz-Carlton Spa.

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World Travel Awards gets ready to celebrate silver anniversary

Renowned as the "Oscars" of the travel industry, the World Travel Awards will celebrate its silver anniversary this year. Festivities for 25 years of recognising excellence in the travel and leisure sectors will kick off at the up and coming UAE destination of Ras Al Khaimah and continue on to other cities during the Awards' Grand Tour 2018.

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Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert opens to guests

Ritz-Carlton has made its debut in the emirate of Ras Al Khaimah, after opening the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert. Located on a 500-hectare wildlife nature reserve, the luxury property has 101 bespoke luxury villas with private pools and modern amenities. The new property joins the brand’s three other hotels operating in the United Arab Emirates.

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Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert kicks off festive celebrations

The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert has launched a series of festive experiences for guests of all ages to enjoy over the next couple of weeks. The luxury hotel will offer a range of celebrations including Festive High Tea, a Gingerbread House Making workshop, Take-Away Turkey dinners, Christmas Day Brunch and New Year’s Eve Brunch at the Farmhouse.

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Ras Al Khaimah hosts World Travel Awards Middle East Gala Ceremony

The World Travel Awards (WTA) Middle East Gala Ceremony was hosted by Ras Al Khaimah for the first time last month. The glamorous ceremony marked the start of the 2018 World Travel Awards Grand Tour, and took place at the Waldorf Astoria Ras al Khaimah, which was also named as the Leading Resort in Ras Al Khaimah on the night. Winners of the regional ceremonies will go onto the Grand Final in Portugal in December.

Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa Unveils Renovated Villas

The Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Resort & Spa has announced the completion of its extensive refurbishment programme. The hotel's 151 villa rooms have all been renovated and offer direct beach access or views overlooking the Arabian Gulf. The luxury hotel also has a new Mediterranean-themed Sol Bar, and the Levant-inspired Al Maeda restaurant will open shortly.

Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah the fourth Ritz-Carlton in the UAE

After signing an agreement in 2016 with RAK National Hotels (RAKNH) to revamp and rebrand two of the city's most lavish properties, Ritz-Carlton finally re-inaugurated the first venue in Al Wadi Desert. Last week, the Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah, Al Wadi Desert re-opened its doors to the public with lavish interiors that blend in with the stunning natural surroundings.