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Dragon Boat Festival in RAK on April 25 & 26  

RAS AL KHAIMAH: Beach Resort by Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts in conjunction with Siren Events, will host the inauguration of RAK Dragon Boat Festival under the patronage of the UAE Sailing and Rowing Federation and the RAK International Marine Sports Club on the 25th and 26th of April, 2014.The hugely popular Dragon Boat Festival will involve 40 teams from all over …

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Travel becomes personalised with Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, is offering personalised travel tips to social media users as part of a brand new online initiative, titled #EtihadSuggests. The global campaign invites members of the public to ask holiday-related questions on Facebook or Twitter using the #EtihadSuggests hashtag. Etihad Airways’ online community team will aim to respond within 10 …

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Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Turkish hospitality first venture in RAK

The iconic Turkish hospitality chain, Rixos Hotels has opened the first-of-its-kind, ‘all –inclusive’ Rixos Bab Al Bahr on the man-made island of Al Marjan Island, in Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). The ‘all-inclusive-’ concept offers the guest the privilege to pay one time and then avail of a stay inclusive of unlimited dining at any of the restaurants and bars, access …

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Golfing away in RAK


The Golf Course at Al Hamra is nothing short of an ultimate piece of beauty. A course that many of the world’s top golfers would relish teeing off on.   This eighteen-hole golf course, designed by Peter Harradine, meanders around four inter-connected open water lagoons merges seamlessly with the water of the Arabian Gulf. As many traditional links course do, …

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Bringing village life to the city


Amidst wide expanses of tranquility interspersed with vibrant companies, the Al Hamra village is a perfect dwelling for those looking at buying into Ras Al Khaimah. The bubbling energy of Dubai slowly passes away with every kilometre you drive down the solitary road connecting the emirates of Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah (RAK). Far from being dull swathes of endless …

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Waldorf Astoria: A new name for luxury in RAK

Hilton Worldwide’s luxury brand of landmark hotels has announced the opening of Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, the company’s first hotel in the UAE and the latest addition to its global portfolio. Offering sweeping views of the Arabian Gulf, the highly anticipated 346-room Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah is expected to delight connoisseurs of luxury with many distinctive features and …

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RAK to add 7 new parks worth AED 14 mn

In a bid to promote tourism across the emirate, the Ras Al Khaimah government has announced to construct seven new parks worth AED 14 million. The RAK Municipality started the consultation and construction of the first phase of the project, according to municipality director-general Mohammed Al Asam. He added that The authorities were keen to adopt and implement useful projects …

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Shop till you drop at Summer surprises festival!

Dubai has flung open its doors to the 16th edition of ‘summer surprises’ festival. With the kick-start of June, Dubai has opened its doors to tourists for an over two-month-long summer shopping extravaganza, which will include mega raffle draws, kids’ fashion shows and some great shopping deals. Entering the 16th edition of the Dubai Summer Surprises (DSS), which is the summer counterpart of …

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As summer reigns, let’s trek to cooler destination

Beat the heat with a visit to the picturesque Al Hajar Mountains in RAK as Nikhil Pereira walks you through some crucial tips and tricks to ensure a safe trek.   Summer is here and everybody is looking for a getaway, and at the top of everyone’s list is finding a cool getaway. Now, finding a cool spot in a desert …

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Destination Ras Al Khaimah

Ras al Khaimah as an emirate is an ideal manufacturing and production site but this emirate is also a stupendous destination for tourists. TRR is going on a journey to discover what makes this emirate a special tourist destination. Ras Al Khaimah has earned its name of being a rising emirate as it is rapidly becoming a global tourist destination …

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