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Designing Luxury

Listen, Interpret, Create, Monitor: how Zordan transforms your dream to a luxury carved in wood. Can you give us a brief introduction about Zordan? When did it start, what were its visions and what is its position now? Founded in 1965 by Attilio Zordan as a technical joinery company, the Zordan group has developed over the years to become one …

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Indian business giants turn to RAK as gateway for GCC

Government approved incentives, business-friendly climate and lower operational costs in free zones cited as drivers 52% jump in business from Indian clients in 2015 An increasing number of top Indian companies and entrepreneurs are turning to Ras Al Khaimah as an entry point to enter the GCC and the rest of the Middle East, according to latest figures released by …

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World renowned ceramics manufacturer

In an interview with Robust RAK, Abdallah Massaad, CEO of RAK Ceramics shares his successful journey at RAK Ceramics – a global hi-tech manufacturer of premium ceramics brand. He says Ras Al Khaimah’s historical DNA is in manufacturing and this sector remains at the heart of RAK’s economic growth. Q: As a CEO of a hi-tech manufacturer ceramics, share with …

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Health is Wealth!

Style Gym for ladies

Maryam Al Zoabi, Owner of the Style Gym for ladies in Ras Al Khaimah shares with Robust RAK, that health is important for everyone, especially women. Regular exercise & choosing the correct pattern of work out & with healthy food program will keep every women fit and happy. Q: Shed some light on your journey from turning into an entrepreneur, …

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Home cook turned star chef

Sheikha Hussein Ghanim Aal Ali, owner of the Café Barbera at Ras Al Khaimah (RAK) – Corniche shares her inspiring journey and engagement in the food business with Robust RAK. Today she is a multi skilled woman entrepreneur, who is a home maker and a business woman at one go.   Sheikha Hussein Ghanim Aal Ali graduated with a Bachelor …

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No more moving hassles courtesy Eurocap

Known in the market as quality manufacturers of injection moulded products, Eurocap is now focusing on providing a complete packaging solution to its customers. A Robust RAK report. Q: Can you please brief us about the various activities Eurocap does? A:.Eurocap is a company specialising in creating, developing and manufacturing plastic packaging items, including caps and closures for perfume bottles …

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‘RAK offers perfect conditions for gaming industry to flourish’

Augusta Entertainment Games that recently opened a Go-Karting facility at the RAK mall, are highly optimistic about the future of entertainment and gaming industry in the UAE. In a chat with Robust RAK, Piero Gresino, chairman of the company, discloses his reasons for selecting Ras Al Khaimah, their experience of working in the emirate and how they are planning to …

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Experience modern-day luxury with traditional charm at Bin Majid Hotels

Bin Majid Hotels and Resorts is a growing chain of hotels in the UAE with 25 years of experience in the tourism industry. With four properties in Ras Al Khaimah, they have carved a niche for themselves in the northern emirate. Dr Ali Kasapbashi, COO, talks about their endeavours in RAK. Q.1. Can you provide us with brief descriptions of …

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Journey of a hobby turning to a profitable profession

The Robust RAK spoke to Helen Kay, owner of Helen Kay Gifts on her journey of entrepreneurship. TIS: How did Helen Kay Gifts come into being? HK: The reason I took up the idea of Helen Kay Gifts and gave it shape was because it was a hobby for my children and I wanted them to have something of their …

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Zomato finds spotlight in 2013

It’s been a year since Zomato made humble strides into the UAE, and has managed to become a force to reckon with during this period. Robust RAK caught up with Pankaj Chadda, co-founder and COO, Zomato.com, to discuss their successful journey and the growth plans going forward. Q: What is the secret of Zomato.com’s success? What makes such a simple …

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