Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

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With over 7,000 years of fascinating history and culture, Ras Al Khaimah is the perfect getaway from everyday life. Offering magnificent landscapes, breathtaking coastlines and rich, terracotta desert planes, the emirate has firmly established itself as the UAE’s most authentic destination in the Middle East.

Just 45 minutes from the busy metropolis of Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah offers an entirely unique experience from its neighbouring emirates and is the perfect location for any event – large or small, local or international.

The diverse nature of the emirate, with its incredible array of stunning features, offers a perfect stage, whatever the planned event may be.

You may be considering a world-class sporting event. Or thinking about using the Emirate for a documentary or a film.

You may be looking to stage a proud celebration of culture and heritage, or hold a top music concert in the most beautiful of settings.

Or, of course you may wish to simply take advantage of our fantastic hospitality sector, to hold your next conference or exhibition in this stunning location.

Whatever you may be considering, Ras Al Khaimah is a great choice and would provide an ideal location and backdrop.

We are known for our warm welcome – and we have already received organisers from all over the world, into our unique destination, for meetings, events, conferences and exhibitions.

All of them have enjoyed our renowned hospitality and our commitment to their success. They have luxuriated in the year-round sunshine, dramatic mountains, sumptuous mangroves and the stunning terracotta surrounds of the Arabian Desert.

So, why not make RAK TDA your first port of call when organising your next event? You will not be disappointed.

Contact us anytime and we will arrange to show you around and let you see for yourself, the many outstanding benefits that Ras Al Khaimah could offer you, whatever you may be planning.


Speaker Bio: Thomas Johnson


Currently the leading Account Manager and UK representative for the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAK TDA), Thomas works with all sectors of UK travel industry to develop business to RAK by liaising with tour operators and MICE agencies to promote and raise the awareness of the destination, its hotels and its attractions.

During his time representing the Ras Al Khaimah, the destination became one of the world’s fastest growing tourism destinations with a rise from 35,000 UK visitors in 2015 to 56,000 in 2017 – 58% growth in two years.