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Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority offers a complimentary, luxury shuttle transfer from DXB to RAK for the summer season
Monday, June 4, 2018 - 2:14:08 PM - By News Bureau
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Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority
RAS AL KHAIMAH, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) announced that its RAK Shuttle service connecting Dubai Airport to the Emirate will be complimentary for visitors over the summer months. According to a media release, free WIFI, water bottles and maps will be provided on board, giving tourists and residents alike the opportunity to enjoy a hassle-free start and end to their holiday or staycation in Ras Al Khaimah.

Visitors will be able to plan and book their shuttle bus tickets online at www.rakshuttle.com, 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.

The Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah is home to the World’s Longest Zipline and is the ultimate holiday destination for friends and families. With its 64km of coastline, unique desert landscape and the UAE’s highest mountain, it is one of the region’s most diverse destinations for a holiday of sun, fun, adventure and relaxation. The beaches and hotels offer a wide variety of activities while the desert and mountains are ideal for safari’s and nature trails.

Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority said: “To make it even easier to travel the 45 minutes from DXB Airport, we are offering a complimentary shuttle service this summer so visitors can sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic ride before embarking on our world-class adventures, poolside family fun and luxurious pampering. There is plenty on offer in Ras Al Khaimah this summer for both tourists and residents. With our extensive collection of hotels and resorts, ranging from boutique to luxurious five-star properties with some great deals available, the Emirate is the ultimate escape for families and friends seeking relaxation, wellness and a bit of outdoor adventure this summer.”

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From Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline on the UAE’s highest peak which is 10 degrees cooler in summer, to the Ice Land Water Park with its thrilling water slides and the Emirate’s malls which are a popular destination with a host of dining choices, cinemas and retail outlets, there’s plenty to do in Ras Al Khaimah this summer.
Earlier this month, RAKTDA announced that visitors travelling to the Emirate this summer can take advantage of great hotel deals, and this summer, kids under 12 stay for free! Visit en.rasalkhaimah.ae/summer now to book with selected partners and benefit from a variety of enticing offers.

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About Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA)

The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) was established in May 2011 under the government of Ras Al Khaimah. In order to achieve target growth of one million visitors by the end of 2018, the authority aims to develop the emirate’s tourism infrastructure and establish Ras Al Khaimah as a world-class destination for leisure and business travel, creating sustainable investment opportunities and enhancing the quality of life for its residents. In order to achieve its goals, the RAKTDA has a government mandate to license, regulate and monitor the emirate’s tourism and hospitality industry.

To learn more about Ras Al Khaimah, visit us at:

www.raktda.com and www.rasalkhaimah.ae
www.facebook.com/visitrasalkhaimah
www.youtube.com/visitrasalkhaimah
https://twitter.com/raktourism
About Ras Al Khaimah

Ras Al Khaimah is the northernmost of the seven Emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. It is known for its rich history, dating back 7,000 years, and diverse landscape, from 64km of pristine beaches, to terracotta deserts and an imposing mountain backdrop. The Emirate is home to the highest peak in the UAE, Jebel Jais, which features the world’s longest zip line, at almost 3km.

RAK is also centrally located at the modern crossroad between Europe and Asia, with one third of the world’s population within four hour’s flying time, making it an ideal location for businesses to expand into the UAE, the Middle East and Africa and beyond.

At the Emirate's economic heart lies several major companies and sectors - industrial (including RAK Rock and Stevin Rock’s quarries, RAK Ceramics and Julphar Pharmaceuticals); RAK Ports; RAK Economic Zone; banking via RAKBANK; RAK Gas and RAK Petroleum; and tourism. Supporting these industries is a modern infrastructure, state-of-the-art industrial areas and business parks and world-class hotels, facilities and attractions for tourists.

For the past decade, Ras Al Khaimah has been consistently rated ‘A’ by international rating agencies (Fitch and Standard & Poor’s) and already the Emirate’s Economic Zone houses over 13,000 multinational companies from more than 100 countries representing 50 industry sectors.
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