RAK TDA discusses changing tourism and aviation landscape at Arab Aviation Summit

RAS AL KHAIMAH, 10th December, 2015 (WAM) — Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras al-Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, RAK TDA, has highlighted in detail future plans for the emirate at the recent Arab Aviation and Media Summit held in Manama, Bahrain.

The two-day summit gathered aviation, tourism and media professionals to discuss the future economy of the Middle East’s travel and tourism market. Mattar spoke as part of a panel, which discussed investment in the Arab aviation and tourism sectors as well as the role of the private sector in the industry.

Haitham Mattar, CEO of RAK TDA, said, “The Arab Aviation and Media Summit is an ideal platform to gather and meet with key industry leaders to explore and discuss the future of aviation and tourism in the Middle East. The UAE is already a major hub when it comes to aviation in the Middle East, the continued joint efforts across the Emirates, as well as between private and public sectors, is a significant factor as we work towards our goal of welcoming one million visitors a year to Ras al-Khaimah by the end of 2018.”