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World’s longest zip line in RAK

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Adventure seekers are in for some real thrill as Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority is all set to launch the first phase of the world’s longest zip line at mountain Jebel Jais this December. Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, shares upcoming plans and agenda. TT …

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10.6% hike in tourism for Dubai

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The emirate maintains a strong 2017 tourism performance, with high double-digit spikes from five of top 10 source markets; India surpasses one million visitors in a six-month period for the first time. TT BUREAU A record total of 8.06 million international overnight tourists arrived in Dubai during the first six …

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Sharjah Tourism buoyant about record growth & occupancy for ’17

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Authority participated at Arabian Travel Market for the 20th year and recorded a significant milestone of attendance. It is also upbeat about the latest guest night returns according to which hotels in Sharjah are reporting higher occupancy in the first quarter against last year. TT BUREAU …

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Sharjah’s Al Jawaher hosted 120,000 in 2016

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Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre (JRCC) attracted more than 120,000 visitors and guests in 2016. This brings the total number of visitors who participated in some of the most prestigious and high-level events, organised and hosted by the Centre to 388,420 visitors, since they opened their doors in early …

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RAKTDA commits to accessible tourism

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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has strengthened its commitment to deliver ‘Tourism For All’ by signing the Accessible Tourism Code of Good Conduct, during its annual UAE World Tourism Day conference. The half-day UAE World Tourism Day Conference, held at the Al Marjan Island Convention Centre, saw keynote …

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