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If you want to keep up with the latest news, happenings and events taking place at your destination of choice, this is a space entirely dedicated to bringing our holidaymakers with the freshest information on hotel renovations, special attractions, seasonal events and special offers, activities and incentives at some of our resorts, as well as airline news and travel updates.

In this section we keep you posted about the latest goings on this destination travel and tourism industry, from hotel and airline news to cultural events that may be of interest to you, the travelling visitor.

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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World's longest zip line to open in Ras Al Khaimah in December 2018

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has revealed that the emirate's newest adventure attraction will open in December. The longest and highest zip line in the world will open to visitors on Jebel Jais, the highest peak in the United Arab Emirates. The tourism authority has partnered with Toro Verde, the world's leading zip line operator, to create the brand new tourism attraction.

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UAE to unveil the world's longest zip-line in 2017

Once again in the front seat of innovation, the UAE prepares to set a new world record by opening the world’s longest zip-line. To be certified by the Guinness World Records, this exciting attraction will be launched in Jebel Jais, the country’s highest peak, by December this year.

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Ras Al Khaimah to open soaring Jebel Jais Observation Deck in October

Ras Al Khaimah is getting ready to open its newest attraction this October with the launch of the Jebel Jais Observation Deck. The decking area sits 1,300 metres above sea level up Jebel Jais Mountain, and offers a variety of viewing platforms where visitors can enjoy panoramic views across the Al Hajar mountain range and the sparkling Arabian Gulf.

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Intercontinental Mina Al Arab Resort to open in Ras Al Khaimah in 2019

Intercontinental will open a new resort in Ras AL Khaimah, following the signing of an agreement between Rak Properties and the Al Nuaimi Group. Intercontinental Mina Al Arab Resort will have 350 guest rooms and suites, and is scheduled to open in 2019. The property will have facilities including a health club, spa, two swimming pools, a fitness centre, and a selection of restaurants.

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Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah appoints new British General Manager

The Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah has announced the appointment of a new General Manager. Alan Stocker has taken the role, and will bring years of experience and management expertise with him, including extensive knowledge of Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria brand, after he managed the brand’s island resort in the Maldives and a hotel in Beijing.

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Al Wadi Desert resort in Ras Al Khaimah introduces The Experience Concierge

The Al Wadi Desert resort in Ral Al Khaimah has launched The Experience Concierge which will help engage its guests in traditional activities of Bedouin culture. Based on the four pillars that highlight the desert and Bedouin lifestyle, the activities will include nature and Environment activities, the Art of Falconry, the Ritz Rangers programme for children and Equestrian and Camel rides.

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Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island to open in Ras Al Khaimah in 2019

Movenpick Hotels & Resorts has announced the signing of a new agreement to manage its very first hotel in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. Located on a picturesque beachfront location, the five-star Movenpick Resort Al Marjan Island will have 550 luxurious guest rooms, suites and serviced apartments, and the property is scheduled to open in 2019.

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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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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.

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.

World's longest zip line to open in Ras Al Khaimah in December 2018

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority has revealed that the emirate's newest adventure attraction will open in December. The longest and highest zip line in the world will open to visitors on Jebel Jais, the highest peak in the United Arab Emirates. The tourism authority has partnered with Toro Verde, the world's leading zip line operator, to create the brand new tourism attraction.