Webinar: Destination Ras Al Khaimah: The Success Story for Hospitality and Tourism

Date: Tuesday - 30 June 2020

Time: 11:00 - 12:30 (UAE Time)

About the Webinar:

Ras Al Khaimah is witnessing a steady recovery in the hospitality and tourism sector following the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority had launched a series of support initiatives for its hospitality, leisure and tourism partners – designed to lay strong foundations for a fast recovery. The tourism authority sent all business partners and stakeholders a comprehensive contingency plan, which mapped out short- to mid-term solutions to mitigate the impact of the current market conditions.

The webinar on “Destination Ras Al Khaimah: The Success Story for Hospitality and Tourism” provided participants with first-hand insights from the policy makers, industry thought leaders and key decision makers on how Ras Al Khaimah left no stone unturned in boosting confidence and rebuilding trust in the tourism sector, becoming one of the safest destination of choice.

Some key topics in focus at the webinar included:

  • Destination Ras Al Khaimah: Path to recovery and future growth
  • Success of Ras Al Khaimah’s domestic market and the design of its shortcation campaign
  • Hotel regulations that are re-introduced to boost visitor confidence
  • The future of other key markets … and more


Raki Phillips
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

Christopher Hewett
VP Hospitality (Asset Management and Development), Al Hamra Group

William Costley
Senior Vice President Operations

Tracey Oliver
General Manager
The Ritz-Carlton Ras Al Khaimah

Christopher Lund
Head of Hotels - MENA Region
Collier’s International