Posts Tagged ‘ Ras al Khaimah ’

The British affair with Ras Al Khaimah

May 3rd, 2018 | By

That the emirate, Ras Al Khaimah, claims an 18% increase for the first quarter of the year in British visitors is no great surprise. After all, up until a few years ago many British people hadn’t even heard of the destination. Then some aggressive marketing by the tourism authority and some investment in headline getting attractions – the longest zipline in the world – began to put it on the holiday map and Brits began to holiday there. Hotel occupancy rates were as high as
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Saturday snippets: 3rd February 2018

Feb 3rd, 2018 | By

Ziplining in Ras Al Khaimah, passport price increases and learing that we are creatue of habit when travelling took Adrian’s attention this week.



Saturday snippets: 18th November 2017

Nov 18th, 2017 | By

A swathe of figures show that British visitor numbers to the Sychelles, Dominican Republic and Cyprus show that we are not cutting back yet. So campaigns by Italy, Ras al Khaimah and Chicago will be pleased that we might consider them for holidays as well.



Saturday snippets: 7th November 2015

Nov 7th, 2015 | By
the pyramids of Egypt

A stay in your own castle, airline disruption in Germany and Indonesia are a few of the things that catch Adrian’s eye this week.



Saturday snipetts: 30 August 2014

Aug 30th, 2014 | By
Titanic Belfast - biggest tourist attraction in Belfast

Adrian looks at the success of new tourism attractions, highlights a new luxury holiday destination and finds yet another destination looking to kill the golden goose of tourism yet again.



Durdle Door is in the Middle East

Aug 15th, 2009 | By

Images are used to sell all sorts of things. Celebrities are used to promote items that you seriously wonder if they have ever tried. You can see a castle promoting California but at least that castle (the Hearst old home) is genuinely to be found there.
Not so with the case of Durdle Door.