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Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts finalizes deal to manage beachfront resort on Ras Al Khaimah’s idyllic Al Marjan Island.

The Swiss hospitality firm’s first property in the emirate capitalizes on destination’s growing appeal as one of the United Arab Emirates’ holiday hotspots. Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has finalized a deal to operate the hospitality firm’s first property in Ras Al Khaimah – one of the United Arab Emirates’ most popular holiday destinations. The 550-key Mövenpick Resort Al Marjan Island, …

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IHG and RAK Properties recommence InterContinental Mina Al Arab.

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG®), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announced the recommencement of the InterContinental® Mina Al Arab Resort in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) in partnership with RAK properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah’s biggest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange. The Ras Al Khaimah hospitality market saw a ten per cent increase in visitor numbers …

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TRA UAE joins hands with American University of RAK

TRA has signed an agreement to fund the information and innovation centre for American University of RAK (AURAK). The Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) has signed an agreement to fund the information and innovation center and build a laboratory for the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), on the first day of GITEX 2016. The fund is worth AED 3.4 …

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One 1 Info joins hands with Lamflex

One1info continues to invest in its expansion strategy and is now making their services available across Italy (Vicenza, Florence and Reggio Calabria). One1info will collaborate with businesses in Italy and across Europe and act as a gateway to establish their businesses in the UAE and introduce them to UAE markets and opportunities, helping them become more competitive and better performers. …

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A single map app for UAE buildings

Finding your way around Dubai might be a challenge, but for some, the task can get overwhelmingly confusing when visiting unfamiliar emirates. To simplify the process of giving directions to buildings, officials at Dubai Municipality are currently working on charting all buildings across the seven emirates. “The aim is to have all buildings in the UAE installed with a plate, …

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SuperCasa announces first five-star hotel on 75,000 sq. ft. plot on Al Marjan Island

SuperCasa, a globally renowned developer, announced its first 5-star hotel to be located on a 75,000 sq.ft. plot on Al Marjan Island, Ras Al Khaimah’s first man-made island project. The 5-start hotel will have 320 beach-facing rooms, and 2 fine dining restaurants, 2 casual restaurants, a pool, Spa and Gym facilities. Construction is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter …

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Thomas Cook and Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority sign strategic partnership

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority and Thomas Cook Group have today announced a major cooperative marketing agreement aimed at promoting the emirate as a premier destination for European leisure tourism. Initially running from 1 March 2016 – 28 February 2017, the co-marketing partnership will help to raise awareness about Ras Al Khaimah in international markets and drive travel and …

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RAK FTZ announces Startup Champ Winner

RAS AL KHAIMAH Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) has declared the winner of the first-ever RAK FTZ Startup Champ Competition, which aims to recognise aspiring entrepreneurs with innovative business plans. After a thorough deliberation, Tomas Rosputinsky was named as the grand winner. He will receive a comprehensive business package from RAK FTZ, which includes facility, license, and business support services. …

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RAKBANK Partners with Dubai Properties

Offers Financing Options for Off-Plan and Completed Properties RAKBANK announced its partnership with Dubai Properties to provide convenient home finance solutions for a selection of complete and off-plan properties in Dubai Properties’ portfolio of projects. Under the partnership, the Bank extends home finance for off-plan properties such as Mudon and completed projects including JBR, Executive Towers, Bay Square, The Villa …

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RAK Insurance selects ESKADENIA for a wide range of software systems

RAK Insurance has selected ESKADENIA Software for the implementation and support of ESKA® Insures. The new, fully integrated initiative named ‘Project Candlelight’ will help RAK Insurance provide better service to customers by managing operations through web-based, state-of-the-art, and user-friendly systems.  Modular structure also ensures a high level of security and access authorisations. ESKADENIA will deploy 18 software products that include …

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