Explore Ras Al Khaimah via a new app

The tourism department of Ras Al Khaimah, an emirate in the UAE, has announced the launch of an application that could help travellers to explore the various attractions of the Gulf state.

The department, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (Ras Al Khaimah TDA), said that the application would be made available for iPad and iPhone devices. The ‘RAK Tourism’ app is claimed to be a comprehensive destination application that is available for download on all iPad and iPhone devices. The tourism department said that the free application would offer customers first hand information on the attractions that are available in the state. It will include facilities such as hotels, excursions and events. It also features an image gallery that may be used to browse images of the attractions that the state has to offer tourists.

Victor Louis, chief operating officer of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, said, ‘The launch of the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism iPhone and iPad App RAK Tourism App takes tourism to a new level. Today, technology plays a key element in everything we do, in work as well as leisure. This App will act as a guide to all emirate’s attractions introducing this affordable luxury destination to people from around the world to discover the varied leisure and adventure attractions and the truly Arabian hospitality.’

The department said that the application would be of particular use to people who are planning to travel to the state, and it provides a helpful and reliable source of information. The application is said to be useful for both first time and returning visitors.

The various menus that offer information for tourists are, About Ras Al Khaimah, Exploring the Emirate, Hotels & Resorts, Events & Offers, Wine & Dine, Media Centre, and Frequently Asked Questions.