A Partnership Agreement between Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority and Lucerne October 12,2018
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) has entered a two-year strategic partnership with the World Tourism Forum Lucerne (WTFL), a unique platform for sharing expertise and addressing future challenges of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry.
Per the agreement, Ras Al Khaimah will be an exclusive partner in the upcoming World Tourism Forum set to take place in Lucerne, Switzerland from May 1-3, 2019. More than 500 participants are expected to attend the biennial forum including heads of state, ministers, CEO’s, investors, entrepreneurs and policy-makers.
The agreement encompasses the hosting of three events in Ras Al Khaimah in 2020, cementing the emirate’s position as a destination for change and innovative entrepreneurship in tourism. These events are the WTFL Think Tank, the WTFL Talent Boost, as well as the WTFL Start-Up Innovation Camp. Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority will be the official sponsor and supporter of these three major events.
The signing ceremony was attended by Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, Reto Wittwer, Chairman of the Advisory Board of World Tourism Forum Lucerne and Martin Barth, president and CEO of World Tourism Forum Lucerne.