5 Reasons Why Meetings and Incentives Planners Are Choosing Ras Al Khaimah

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Ras Al Khaimah is gaining popularity among meetings and incentive planners as a top MICE destination.


Planners from around the world are captivated by the Emirate’s unique blend of diverse landscapes, world-class infrastructure, cultural richness, and exceptional hospitality.


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Unforgettable Experiences in Unique Natural Settings


Ras Al Khaimah is home to many attractions that help create unforgettable experiences for event attendees. From mountain adventures to the Suwaidi Pearl Farm where groups can discover the ancient art of pearl cultivation, the destination has a range of unique and immersive experiences in nature on offer. Why not organize an overnight stay for attendees at the Bedouin Oasis Camp where they will live a day in the life of a Bedouin and learn more about their traditions? Whichever excursions end up on the itinerary, the Nature Emirate will provide the perfect backdrop for any event.


Testimonial: “Participants could personally see and take advantage of attractions that are unique in the Emirate such as the Pearl Farm, Jebel Jais Zipline, and Bear Grylls Explorers Camp. Thanks to this visit to Ras Al Khaimah, the Emirate will certainly become a more frequent destination for incentive groups from Poland.” – Polish Association of Incentive Travel Organisers (SOIT)


This is a photo of The Bedouin Oasis Camp, a venue for MICE events in Ras Al Khaimah


Supportive and Collaborative Partnership


The Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) MICE team is committed to supporting planners throughout each step of the planning and execution process. This includes offering valuable resources, assistance, and expertise to ensure that events run smoothly and successfully, and going above and beyond to accommodate planners’ ideas and concepts. Sharing this extensive destination knowledge is a great way to empower planners to effectively and confidently showcase Ras Al Khaimah to their clients.


Testimonial: “RAKTDA hosted our MICE team for a FAM trip a few weeks ago and it really opened our eyes to the possibilities that Ras Al Khaimah holds for both meetings and incentive programs. Socorro is a great resource and very flexible with our ideas and concepts. All the partners we met through RAKTDA are wonderful and super supportive with our briefs and RFPs as well. It truly was a great experience!” – Director of MICE at 2xceed


This is a photo of ATM 2023 Ras Al Khaimah stand, where planners were able to learn more about MICE events in RAK


Scenic and Diverse Accommodation Options


Ras Al Khaimah offers a range of high-quality accommodations that cater to the diverse needs of MICE events. From luxurious beachfront resorts to boutique hotels in the desert, the Emirate provides a selection of venues that combine comfort, style, and functionality. Attendees can enjoy the beach atmosphere, explore the mountains, or immerse themselves in the desert. This smaller yet distinctive selection of accommodations ensures that each property delivers a unique experience, complementing the overall event.


Testimonial: “There is a smaller selection of venues and accommodation options, but they are nicely varied between the beach, the desert, and the mountains.”- Level UP Incentives, Conferences & Events


This is a photo of The Ritz Carlton Ras Al Khaimah Al Wadi Desert, a venue that hosts MICE Events


Natural Beauty and Abundance of Space


The Emirate’s stunning coastline, mountain range, and deserts offer a varied selection of outdoor venues and activities. Planners can leverage natural venues like Dhayah Fort and Camp 1700 to create captivating settings for meetings, team-building exercises, and social gatherings. Moreover, Ras Al Khaimah’s contained nature ensures great walkability, allowing attendees to navigate the destination with ease and convenience while maintaining a safe and comfortable environment. The absence of traffic congestion further enhances the appeal, allowing seamless transportation and maximizing attendees’ time to focus on the event.


Testimonial: “What stood out to us most in Ras Khaimah was having nature as an attraction, the available space, no traffic, and good rates. We would definitely recommend Ras Al Khaimah as a destination for holding meetings and incentive events.” – Level UP Incentives, Conferences & Event


This is a photo of an off-site excursion to Bear Grylls Explorers Camp, a venue for MICE events in Ras Al Khaimah


Seamless Blend of Work and Leisure


Ras Al Khaimah invites planners to seamlessly integrate work and leisure, ensuring a well-rounded experience for attendees. Beyond its excellent conference facilities, the Emirate offers a wide range of off-site excursions that cater to diverse interests and preferences such as exhilarating adventures, cultural immersion, beachside relaxation, wellness retreats, and culinary delights. By incorporating these experiences into itineraries, planners are sure to create an event that goes beyond the ordinary and will enhance attendee satisfaction, promote networking, and contribute to the overall success of the event.


This is a photo of a camping on Jebel Jais, a venue for MICE events in Ras Al Khaimah


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