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RAK tourism development recognises UNWTO World Tourism Dday RAS AL KHAIMAH Tourism Development Authority, in collaboration with the National Council of Tourism and Antiquities (NCTA), hosted an official conference under the theme of ‘1 Billion Tourists, 1 Billion Opportunities’in recognition of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) World Tourism Day. Held on Al Marjan Island, the half-day conference was attended by His Highness

Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and more than 300 delegates from the UAE trade, tourism and hospitality industry. The event was opened by Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority and featured industry speakers such as Alfonso del Corral, Head of Dubai

Operations, Safe Hotel Alliance; Rhea Saran, Editor-in-Chief, Condé Nast Traveler Middle East; Sean James, Author and Adventurer; and Urs Binggeli, Senior Expert of McKinsey & Company, who discussed the economic benefits of one billion tourists, the keys to sustainable job development, recent global tourism trends and effective strategies for destination management.

Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi; Sheikh Salem bin Sultan Al Qasimi; Ismail Alhammadi (NCTA); Saeed Alsamahi (Fujairah Tourism Board); Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAK TDA; Abdulla Saleh Al Hammadi (National Council of Tourism & Antiquities)

10 NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2015

Top Hotel November December 2015 Issue  

Top Hotel Middle East is a bi-monthly business journal for senior level hoteliers, hotel owners, hotel investors and investment companies, a...

Top Hotel November December 2015 Issue  

Top Hotel Middle East is a bi-monthly business journal for senior level hoteliers, hotel owners, hotel investors and investment companies, a...

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