Ritz-Carlton enters Ras Al Khaimah through agreement with RAK National Hotels
“We are proud to partner with RAK Hospitality Holding and RAK National Hotels and look forward to introducing The Ritz-Carlton to Ras Al Khaimah,” said Sheikh Ahmed bin Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of the RAK Hospitality Holding and RAK National Hotels and Alex Kyriakidis, President and Managing Director, Middle East & Africa, Marriott International.
The management agreement goes into effect on Dec. 15. The beach property will close for renovations while the desert property will remain open.
“We have seen an increasing appetite amongst travelers for immersive escapes in emerging destinations and our Ras Al Khaimah properties will offer travelers -- both regional and international -- the chance to enjoy the unique landscape, indigenous customs in tranquil environments,” Herve Humler, president and COO at Ritz-Carlton, said. “The locale, which represents the culture and traditions of the indigenous community will transport visitors to an off-the-beaten track journey for that truly authentic experience.”