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Category Public Relations
Date 29 Apr 2019
RAKTDA pavilion at ATM introducing travel trade visitors to Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline with a unique Virtual Reality experience
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) today announced a host of unbeatable summer offers for UAE and GCC residents visiting Ras Al Khaimah from 1st May until 30th September 2019 at Arabian Travel Market. The summer special offers are part of the Emirate’s ongoing destination marketing campaign – “I Found Ras Al Khaimah” – which highlights the hidden gems, diverse attractions and adventures on offer across the Emirate.
The summer campaign aims to showcase the diversity of offering in Ras Al Khaimah and assert its position as the ideal summer holiday destination for visitors of all ages, who can enjoy authentic Emirati history and culture, beaches that stretch along an emerald coastline, colorful marine life, unique desert landscape, and unlimited activities on Jebel Jais, the UAE’s highest mountain.
Just a short drive away from Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah is full of surprises, enough to satisfy those who seek thrills, who want serenity, who want to connect with nature or even reconnect with their families and friends. The beaches and hotels offer a wide variety of activities while the desert and mountains are ideal for safari adventures and nature trail exploration.
With authenticity and hospitality in mind, all major hotels and resorts in Ras Al Khaimah are offering complimentary stay and meals for two children under the age of 12. Visitors can choose from boutique hotels to luxurious five-star properties and resorts, including The Cove Rotana Resort, Marjan Island Resort and Spa, Double Tree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, Double Tree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island, Mangrove Hotel, Hilton Al Hamra Beach & Golf Resort and Al Hamra Residence & Village.
As home to the country’s highest mountain Jebel Jais, Ras Al Khaimah is an adrenaline-fuelled destination. Launched over a year ago, Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline is one of the destination’s highest profile attractions with a strong following among adventure enthusiasts from around the world. At an incredible 2.83km long – the equivalent to over 28 soccer fields, and spanning the chasm of Jebel Jais, at over 1,680 metres above sea level, it is truly a bucket list experience, an adventure of a lifetime. Book online at www.jebeljais.ae to save 50 per cent on Jebel Jais Flight. Children enjoy free entry.
The adventure hub of Ras Al Khaimah also plays host the Jebel Jais Viewing Deck Park that features seven viewing decks to help you soak in stunning 360-degree vistas of the spectacular Hajar Mountains. For a smoother access to Jebel Jais and its adventure offerings, Jebel Jais Tours provides complimentary shuttle service from Ras Al Khaimah City, Al Hamra area and Al Marjan Island.
Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority said: “As our tourism offering evolves in the Emirate, we must ensure our destination is attractive to all kinds of travellers with an incredible offering. Ras Al Khaimah is more than just a getaway; it’s an experience of a lifetime. Visitors can embark on our world-class adventures, indulge in luxurious pampering, or simply sit back and relax on a poolside family fun. A trip to Ras Al Khaimah is beyond the ordinary. Majestic mountains, pristine coastline, wind-blown deserts, green oases – are some of the sensory joys that are found in Ras Al Khaimah.”
Boasting over 7,000 years of unique history, culture and heritage, the destination promises an authentic Arabian and nature-based experiences. Captivating traditions such as camel racing, falconry and horse-riding are still a key part of local life. The Emirate boasts 18 historic fortifications, castles and towers dating back to the bronze age.
Built during the 19th century on the foundations of much older structures, Dhayah Fort is the only hilltop fort still existing in the country and the most-visited archaeological site in Ras Al Khaimah and a must-visit for cultural explorers. To learn about the Emirate’s past of the coveted pearling industry, visitors can take a trip to Suwaidi Pearls Farm to immersive themselves in a range of experiences including pearl diving, oyster opening experience, kayaking, and a traditional lunch.
For a convenient journey to Ras Al Khaimah, visitors will be also able to plan and book complimentary shuttle bus tickets online at Ras Al Khaimah Shuttle Bus choosing between two convenient pickup points at Dubai International Airport (terminals 1 and 3), to enjoy a 45-minute scenic route with magnificent desert views, then dropped off at any of the main hotels in Ras Al Khaimah.
Hotel guests in Ras Al Khaimah will also be able to save 50 percent at Dubai Parks & Resorts, in addition to privilege discounts at Dubai Mall with complimentary shuttle service.
Visitors of Ras Al Khaimah can find a variety of enticing offers by logging on to: https://en.rasalkhaimah.ae/staycation/
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