RAK Properties PJSC, one of the biggest property developers listed on the Abu Dhabi Stock Exchange, has announced that the Food & Book Festival it organized at the Julphar Towers in Ras Al Khaimah from May 28th to 30th, 2015, received an overwhelming response from visitors comprised of children and adults alike. The first edition of the event last year only featured the Food Festival and the inclusion of the Book Festival this year significantly enhanced the appeal of the three-day event, with best-selling releases from several world-famous authors on sale.
Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, CEO, RAK Properties, said, “We are overwhelmed by the success of this festival, which was equally enjoyed by visitors of all ages. The event was a perfect setting for the entire family to relish mouthwatering delicacies on one side while browsing through some of the all-time favourite books on the other. We thank all the exhibitors for their support and participation, and the visitors who make this festival a resounding success”.
Among the many participants at the festival included Ras Al Khaimah Cultural Center, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, IwoodDubai, W H Smith, Al Muttabli Book Store, EinStyl, Shake Shack, Fruffles, Monkey Cookies, Pizza Hut, Krispy Kreme, Bio Bean Coffee Shop, 54Diner, Bacio Gelato, Yoku Moku and 24 Hr Restaurant.
RAK Properties, a Public Joint Stock Company listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Market, is a real estate development company established to implement the emirate’s plans to promote real estate, tourism and leisure facilities in RAK and invest in interesting projects. It is intended that its activities will encourage economic growth in the UAE in general and Ras Al Khaimah in particular. The company launched its first project, Julfar Towers – a 45-storied twin office and residential project at a cost of AED 500 million – in February 2006 followed by Mina Al Arab – spread over 43 million sq. feet at a cost of AED 10 Billion – in May 2006. It also launched RAK Tower in Abu Dhabi at Cityscape Dubai.