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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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RAK Properties awards AED 30 million contract for Ras Al Khaimah’s first Anantara Hotel.

RAK Properties PJSC, Ras Al Khaimah’s largest property developer listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, has signed an AED 30 million enabling works contract with Al Nuaimi Group for its upcoming Anantara Resort & Spa within the Mina Al Arab development. The contract between Al Nauimi Group and RAK Properties includes piling and earthworks for a 306-room resort, which …

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Al Hamra launches affordable five-year payment plan for ready-to-move-in properties.

Ras Al Khaimah’s largest real estate developer, Al Hamra Real Estate Development (AHRED), has launched a new payment plan for its much sought-after Al Hamra Village properties. Potential buyers can own properties in the luxury development from just AED 3,300 per month over a five-year period. This compares to AED 55,000 for the annual rent of a studio apartment in …

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Winners Announced for RAK Free Zones Business Excellence Awards 2016

SPI Group is glad to be associated with the RAK Business Excellence Awards and congratulates all the winners. It was an extraordinary evening of business recognition and excellence at the gorgeous Rixos Bab Al Bahr as Ras Al Khaimah Free Trade Zone (RAK FTZ) and Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA) awarded the top 10 winners with the first joint RAK …

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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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Waste Management – Innovation and Sustainability

RAK Waste Management Authority steps up to ensure a better, cleaner and sustainable environment for the emirate. RAK Waste Management Authority (RAKWMA) and RAK Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) are collaborating to establish new waste management standards in the emirate. It works towards the goals of UAE National Vision 2021, which focuses on increasing the contribution of clean energy, and reduction …

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Ras Al Khaimah moves to strengthen Russian tourism bounce-back

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), which develops the emirate’s tourism infrastructure and initiates its domestic and overseas promotions, strengthened its presence at this year’s Leisure Moscow trade fair amid an apparent bounce-back in Russian visitors to Ras Al Khaimah, as year-on-year arrival figures show a  4.2 % increase in the first eight months of this year compared to …

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Ras Al Khaimah guidelines for tourism waste management

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA), which develops the emirate’s tourism infrastructure and oversees its domestic and overseas promotions, has collaborated with Ras Al Khaimah Waste Management Authority (WMA) to launch new waste management standards for hotel and tourism establishments across the emirate. The new standard, based on international best practices, aims to increase waste recycling within the emirate’s …

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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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Seawings Lifestyle offers RAK staycation bundles

Seawings Lifestyle, the premium seaplane operator on the Arabian Peninsula, has partnered with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (TDA) and four luxury resorts in the emirate to welcome summer vacationers to the destination. The collaboration is an integral part of the TDA’s campaign to enhance the visibility of Ras Al Khaimah as a leading tourist destination. Seawings Lifestyle has …

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