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RAK targets 1 mn tourists by 2018

Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is targeting 1 million tourists by the end of 2018, revealed Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) on his recent visit to India. Nisha Verma Ras Al Khaimah recently organised roadshows in Delhi and Mumbai, India to meet and interact with travel trade …

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Making Thailand a lucrative destination

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Chalermsak Suranant, Director for Tourism Authority of Thailand for Dubai and Middle East, has become one of the most prominent tourism board professionals driving Thailand and its tourism products to incredible heights in its vision to make it a top tourist destination. TT Bureau Early years Born in Chiang Mai, …

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Sharjah triumphs, steps up presence @ITB Berlin 2017

Sharjah

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority headed a tourism delegation to Germany for ITB Berlin 2017, from March 8-12, as part of the emirate’s strategy to continue building its reputation globally as a family destination offering a diverse tourism portfolio with its unparalleled experiences in culture and heritage. TT Bureau …

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Ras Al Khaimah: The next big destination

Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah, UAE’s northern-most emirate, offers visitors an authentic Arabian experience; from its golden beaches, lush mangroves and terracotta deserts, to the towering Hajar Mountains. In 2016, the emirate received 11% more visitors than the previous year, and reported a continued trend of increased hotel occupancy rates and length …

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Thailand’s golf club for ME

TAT

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) recently announced its Golf Ambassador to promote the kingdom as a leading golf destination. Shehara Rizly The Tourism Authority of Thailand has appointed Thongchai Jaidee, a professional Thail golfer ranked at number 54, as the brand ambassador for golf tourism in the country. Chattan …

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Oman focuses on MICE

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Oman’s Tourism Ministry is going all out to enhance its MICE sector. Business travel to Oman will get a major boost with the opening of the Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre. TT Bureau MICE Tourism in the Sultanate will witness a major shift over the next couple of years as …

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UAE visits to Seychelles on a rise

Seychelles

The Seychelles Tourism Board Office in Dubai confirmed that visitor numbers from the GCC region already surpassed 2016 targets with a record of 25,293 visitors from the GCC as of October 2016. TT Bureau The Seychelles Islands has shown continuous growth in visitor arrivals from the GCC region over the …

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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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