Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, has formally opened the inaugural version of the World Journey & Tourism Council Center East & North Africa Leaders Discussion board.
The one-day occasion is happening at Al Hamra Worldwide Exhibition & Convention Centre.
It featured a keynote speech from sheikh Saud, who highlighted tourism’s pivotal position within the sustainable improvement and development of the emirate’s economic system.
“We need to create an emirate that’s thriving sustainably, each economically and socially, for the profit not simply of all those that dwell right here, however for the complete UAE.
“With the intention to create sustainable improvement right here in Ras Al Khaimah, we now have been busy making an attempt to construct one of the numerous economies within the area,” he mentioned.
“At the moment, no single sector of Ras Al Khaimah’s economic system makes up greater than 30 per cent of GDP.
“And by way of tourism, we’ve witnessed large development – tripling our customer numbers from beneath 400,000 to over a million in simply seven years,” mentioned sheikh Saud added.
Held in partnership with Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Improvement Authority, the discussion board introduced collectively authorities companies, trade associations, chief executives and senior leaders of the highest journey and tourism…