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ICONS coffee beverages now at Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts

ICONS Coffee Couture, a German coffee shop concept based in Souk Al Bahar, has entered the market for Corporate Solutions. They will be collaborating with Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts to serve organic beverages at five hotels. ICONS signature drinks including Mocha, Hot Chocoloco, and Spicy Chai Latte will be available at the hotel restaurants and coffee shops. Bin Majid …

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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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VAT in the UAE What do businesses need to do?

What do businesses need to do? Value Added Tax (VAT) is a tax on consumption and it applies to almost all goods and services. Most managements are aware that the GCC governments have decided to adopt VAT as an effort to diversify the economy and generate revenue. UAE will also adopt VAT which applies to almost all goods and services …

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The Flight of the bees

The EgyptAir Cargo lands its first passengers at RAK – 60 million bees. On 17th Oct 2016, the Ras Al Khaimah International Airport saw its first EgyptAir Cargo touchdown with around 60 million of delicate honey bees destined for farms across the UAE. With over 1,800 tons of honey being exported from UAE on an annual basis, the honey production industry …

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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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RAK FTZ & RAKIA open submissions for the RAK freezones business excellence awards

Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) open submissions for the third RAK Freezones Business Excellence Awards set to take place on 19 January 2017. With the commitment to expand competition and involve more industries, this year’s awards program will also include the businesses established in RAKIA alongside with RAK FTZ companies. …

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More than 250 attend inaugural young global leaders debate in Ral Al Khaimah

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) today hosted the inaugural Young Global Leaders Debate at the Al Hamra Convention Centre. The event was organized by LEADERS Middle East Magazine. The one-day event featured an opening speech from …

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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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