Abu Dhabi

Ras Al Khaimah has registered a 12 per cent surge in international visitors in the first ten months of this year, compared to the same period last year as the emirate focuses on product diversification and an uplift in events calendar.

In October alone, hotel occupancy edged up by a percentage to 69 per cent, guest nights climbed 14 per cent, while the average length of stay rose 8.89 per cent to 3.3 days.

“International arrivals are showing the strongest growth with the emerging markets of the Czech Republic, Poland, India and Kazakhstan greatly contributing to this healthy performance,” said Haitham Mattar, CEO, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) in a statement.