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Ras Al Khaimah – UAE – 3 May 2017: Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) will mark the Holy Month of Ramadan by drawing on the emirate’s rich cultural heritage at its annual Ramadan festivities to be held at the Al Marjan Tent by RAKTDA.
The expansive Al Marjan Tent by RAKTDA will offer visitors and residents truly authentic Arabian Iftar and Suhoor experiences, with live Arabian music and sumptuous Arabesque fare prepared by Executive Chef Ludovic Garnier and the culinary team from the five-star Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, a Ritz-Carlton partner Hotel, which is providing the tent’s catering.
Ramadan at Al Marjan Tent by RAKTDA will comprise a main dining area and several private areas for VIPs guests and corporate bookings to enjoy a traditional Iftar or a la carte Suhoor with family, friends or colleagues.
Haitham Mattar, CEO at RAKTDA, said: “Our centuries-old culture and heritage are staples of the Holy Month of Ramadan in Ras Al Khaimah and we are excited to offer guests from the UAE, and further afield, the opportunity to experience the most authentic Arabian experience in the emirate. With so many excellent hotel offers and experiences for all the family during Ramadan in Ras Al Khaimah, we encourage residents and visitors to explore the traditional and the new, in a stunning natural setting that celebrates the rich Emirati heritage.”
Coinciding with Ras Al Khaimah’s Ramadan festivities, Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, a Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel, has launched its UAE and GCC Residents RAK Ramadan Offer, providing an overnight stay in one of its Tented Villas, breakfast at the Al Waha restaurant, Iftar for two at the AL Marjan Tent by RAKTDA and valet parking, for AED 2,300 +10% service charge per night. The offer, based upon availability at the time of booking, is valid for UAE and GCC nationals and residents only.
“We are truly honored to have been selected as the catering partner for the prestigious Al Marjan Tent by RAKTDA. Partnering with RAKTDA is a unique distinction and we look forward to welcoming visitors throughout the Holy Month of Ramadan,” said Amit Arora, General Manager, Al Wadi Desert, Ras Al Khaimah, a Ritz-Carlton Partner Hotel.
Open throughout Ramadan from 5pm until 1am on weekdays and until 2am on weekends, Iftar in the Al Marjan Tent by RAKTDA - inclusive of all food and drinks - is priced at AED 150 for adults and half price for children aged six to 12, while children below the age of six eat for free. Suhour is offered on an a la carte basis with a minimum spend of AED 100 on weekdays and AED 130 on weekends for adults and children above the age of 12 years old.
Featuring a number of leading resorts, including the Marjan Island Resort & Spa, managed by AccorHotels, the DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa, Marjan Island, and the Rixos Bab Al Bahr, Marjan Island provides for the ideal staycation among visitors from the UAE and GCC. Visitors can make the most of the island’s pristine white sand beaches, water sports and world class spa and recreation facilities.