Hilton Group opens new hotel in Ras Al Khaimah

06/04/2011 - Dubai Lifestyle News Posted by Bob Brunskill
Hilton Group opens new hotel in Ras Al Khaimah

The Hilton group has announced the opening of its new hotel, DoubleTree by Hilton, in Ras Al Khaimah.It is the first DoubleTree hotel by Hilton in the UAE and guests choosing to stay will have a choice of 98 guest rooms and 28 one, two or three bedroom apartments.Located in the heart of the Al Nakeel business district the hotel is minutes away from the beach and also situated close to Dubai International Airport."The UAE continues to build upon an already successful tourism industry that is vibrant, growing and continues to show tremendous potential," said Rob Palleschi, global head of DoubleTree by Hilton.It follows the release of figures from the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority which revealed that double-digit growth was experienced across key tourism performance indicators in Abu Dhabi during February.Building on January's increase, this included news that the number of guests staying in hotels in the emirate rose by 17 per cent over the course of the month.