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Movenpick island resort in Ras Al Khaimah to be ready by 2019

International luxury hotel chain, Movenpick Hotels and Resorts are expanding their properties in the UAE with a new project in the up-and-coming holiday hub of Ras Al Khaimah. Set to open in 2019, the Al Marjan Island will feature over 500 lavish lodgings spread across a cluster of stunning man-made keys.

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Jannah Resort and Villas Mina Al Arab to open in Ras Al Khaimah this month

Jannah Hotels and Resorts has announced that it will open its first hotel in Ras Al Khaimah this month. Jannah Resort and Villas Mina Al Arab will be located within the seafront Mina Al Arab project, and it will have 100 apartment suites, and 24 luxury villas, as well as facilities including swimming pools, restaurants, and the signature Karim butler service.

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Ras Al Khaimah 2016 Golf Challenge kicks off with tee-off at top of Jebel Jais Mountain

The first Ras Al Khaimah 2016 Golf Challenge took place recently, with a tee-off on the emirate's highest mountain. Three contenders from Sweden, the Netherlands, and Monaco battled it out at the unique "High Tee" box which was created by Ras Al Khaimah's Tourism Development Authority, and was located just a few hundred metres from the 1,934-metre peak of Jebel Jais, while hitting drives into the rocky terrain of the Al Hajar mountains.

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Louvre Hotels Group opens second Tulip hotel in Ras Al Khaimah

The Louvre Hotels Group has announced the addition of a new property in the United Arab Emirates with the launch of the Tulip Inn hotel in Ras Al Khaimah. This is the company’s second hotel to open in the emirate, and it is located on the beachfront in the central district of the city. The hotel has 104 elegant guest rooms and facilities such as a spa, fitness centre, bar and restaurant.

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The Jannah Resort and Villas to be opened in Ras Al Khaimah in December, 2016

The Abu Dhabi-based hotel group Jannah Hotels and Resorts has announced plans to open a new luxury hotel in Ras Al Khaimah later this year. Located within the city's seafront Mina Al Arab project, the Jannah Resort and Villas will have 100 hotel apartments and 24 three to five-bedroom villas, and the property is scheduled to open to guests in December 2016.

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Ras Al Khaimah TDA becomes member of Pacific Asia Travel Association

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) has become a member of the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA). The membership will help the United Arab Emirate establish itself as a destination for adventure travellers, families, friends and couples from Asia Pacific, in particular India China. Ras Al Khaimah has set a target of one million international visitors by the end of 2018.

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Expert recommend going beyond dune-bashing in Ras Al Khaimah

Discover why Ras Al Khaimah is the new, up-and-coming emirate on everyone's lips and see where its major draws lie through the eyes of one traveller who penned her adventure down and shared it on Huffington Post. Karen Edwards lets on the secrets to this previously barely unknown holiday destination and tells us why we should look beyond Dubai and venture into soothingly quiet Ras Al Khaimah (at least for now).

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The Ramada Hotel and Suites to be rebranded as One to One Clover Hotel and Suites

Ramada has announced that the Ramada Hotel & Suites in Ras Al Khaimah will be rebranded as the One to One Clover Hotel and Suites. The changeover started at the beginning of July, 2016, and upgrades to convert it to meet the One to One brand are expected to be complete by the end of August. The boutique hotel is located two minutes from the beach and has 38 guest rooms.

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Hotel occupancy levels in Ras Al Khaimah up by 18 per cent

Hotel occupancy rates in Ras Al Khaimah increased by 18 per cent in the first three months of 2016, compared to the same period last year, according to the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority. The emirate is looking to attract one million visitors by the end of 2018, and to do this, several developments are underway to provide more hotel rooms to keep up with demand.

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Ras Al Khaimah records increase in hotel occupancy in January

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has released new figures showing that hotel occupancy in the emirate increased by 23.7 per cent in January, 2016. Hotels in Ras Al Khaimah reported an average occupancy rate of 62.2 per cent, with the majority of visitors coming from Germany, Russia, the UK, India, and Finland.

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Movenpick island resort in Ras Al Khaimah to be ready by 2019

International luxury hotel chain, Movenpick Hotels and Resorts are expanding their properties in the UAE with a new project in the up-and-coming holiday hub of Ras Al Khaimah. Set to open in 2019, the Al Marjan Island will feature over 500 lavish lodgings spread across a cluster of stunning man-made keys.

Jannah Resort and Villas Mina Al Arab to open in Ras Al Khaimah this month

Jannah Hotels and Resorts has announced that it will open its first hotel in Ras Al Khaimah this month. Jannah Resort and Villas Mina Al Arab will be located within the seafront Mina Al Arab project, and it will have 100 apartment suites, and 24 luxury villas, as well as facilities including swimming pools, restaurants, and the signature Karim butler service.

Ras Al Khaimah 2016 Golf Challenge kicks off with tee-off at top of Jebel Jais Mountain

The first Ras Al Khaimah 2016 Golf Challenge took place recently, with a tee-off on the emirate's highest mountain. Three contenders from Sweden, the Netherlands, and Monaco battled it out at the unique "High Tee" box which was created by Ras Al Khaimah's Tourism Development Authority, and was located just a few hundred metres from the 1,934-metre peak of Jebel Jais, while hitting drives into the rocky terrain of the Al Hajar mountains.