DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah Receives Major Community Honor
Leading Ras Al Khaimah Hotel Recognized For It’s Extensive Work In the Community
United Arab Emirates – May 2012 – DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah has been awarded the Crystal Cookie Community Care Award by DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels. The rare honor is awarded only to those hotels demonstrating an extraordinary commitment to community care and to social responsibility and is regarded as an outstanding and special achievement.
The hotel’s CARE committee recently led three exceptional community outreach projects including a used clothing collection drive for the local community and, for local children and families, the team organized activities for the locally based Kids Zone Nursery including baking, painting and a fundraising exercise selling the famous DoubleTree by Hilton cookies.
“I am thrilled and proud that the efforts and commitment of team members at the hotel have been publicly recognized and honored. DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah marked its first birthday recently and what better way to celebrate than with such a prestigious award for our good work in the local community.” said Mohab Ghali, Country Manager Ras Al Khaimah, Hilton Worldwide.
DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah, the first DoubleTree by Hilton in the United Arab Emirates opened on 2 April 2010, with 126 rooms and 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with kitchenette.
Located along Al Jazah Road, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates, DoubleTree by Hilton Ras Al Khaimah is in prime city location, minutes away from major attractions and business locations. For inquiries and reservations, please call +971(0)7 206 0666 or visit www.rasalkhaimah.doubletreebyhilton.com.
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