Lux­airTour se­lects Ras Al Khaimah as lat­est flight des­ti­na­tion

The agree­ment will re­sult in in­creased flights from Lux­em­bourg to Ras Al Khaimah Air­port

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Lux­airTours, a Euro­pean tour op­er­a­tor, re­cently se­lected the emi­rates of Ras Al Khaimah as its lat­est flight des­ti­na­tion, ac­cord­ing to the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism De­vel­op­ment Author­ity (RAKTDA).

Start­ing from the 24 Oc­to­ber 2018, Lux­airTours will op­er­ate a flight ev­ery Wed­nes­day that will ar­rive di­rectly at RAK air­port. The an­nounce­ment was made dur­ing a re­cent Euro­pean road­show headed up by Ras Al Khaimah Tourism De­vel­op­ment Author­ity in Lux­em­bourg. The author­ity de­liv­ered an over­view of the Emi­rate and its var­i­ous at­trac­tions.

“As we are on track to ex­ceed our pro­jec­tion of 1 mil­lion vis­i­tors by the end of the year, we’re very pleased to see an on­go­ing growth of strate­gic part­ner­ships with key play­ers in the avi­a­tion and travel in­dus­try glob­ally. We look for­ward to this long-term part­ner­ship with Lux­airTours and be­lieve that it will play a vi­tal part in in­creas­ing in­ter­na­tional visi­tor ar­rivals to the Emi­rate,” said Haitham Mat­tar, CEO of RAKTDA.

In ad­di­tion to or­gan­is­ing a weekly flight, Lux­airTours has inked agree­ments with a num­ber of lux­ury ho­tels in Ras Al Khaimah that en­able the tour op­er­a­tor to of­fer prospec­tive tourists at­trac­tive pack­ages.

“We at Lux­airTours are par­tic­u­larly proud to have added Ras Al Khaimah to our des­ti­na­tion map and to be the first West­ern-Euro­pean car­rier of­fer­ing this ex­tra­or­di­nary des­ti­na­tion as a di­rect flight from the heart of Europe,” said Al­berto Kunkel, ex­ec­u­tive vice-pres­i­dent Tour Op­er­at­ing & Sales.

“We are con­fi­dent that this new di­ver­si­fied Lux­airTours des­ti­na­tion will be­come a suc­cess story and is the be­gin­ning of a strong long-term part­ner­ship” he added.

Lux­airTours will op­er­ate a flight ev­ery Wed­nes­day that will ar­rive di­rectly in RAK.

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