The Real Madrid Resort Island will play a central part in setting Ras Al Khaimah as a destination of the future with over 1 million visitors slated to visit the Emirate every year.
Online PR News – 06-April-2012 – Dubai – Ras Al Khaimah is the latest destination on the global horizon with Spanish Club Real Madrid announcing their plans to set up a resort island called the Real Madrid Resort Island which will be a 50 hectare ‘sportainment’ destination labeled as the flagship project of AL Marjan Development. The Real Madrid Resort Island will play a central part in setting Ras Al Khaimah as a destination of the future with over 1 million visitors slated to visit the Emirate every year.
Says Dr. Tony Auchterlounie, Dean of Academic Affairs & Development at the University of Bolton, RAK Campus ‘ we at the University of Bolton see the Real Madrid Resort Island project as a welcome development that will put Ras Al Khaimah on the global map as one of the ‘places to visit’ in the world’. We acknowledge that based on the development & investment that will go into this project, there will be a need for well qualified employees and this is where the University of Bolton can contribute to the project. Our programmes provide students with not only academic theory, but also the much needed transferrable skill sets required by employers. This will give our graduates the important edge they will need to secure jobs in the fast growing hospitality & events related industry in the Emirate’
On the cards is the launch of specifically designed long term degree & shorter term skills enhancement programmes that would be launched as early as Sep 2012 to get employees Real Madrid Resort Island ready.
Conal Doherty, Manager – Marketing & Admissions at WINC who himself is a hospitality industry trained professional adds ‘the need for world class hospitality programmes has never been more especially for a burgeoning emirate such as Ras Al Khaimah and the Western International College (WINC) would work towards bridging the gap & provide for real time skills enhancement in a structured manner’. Conal adds ‘we are designing programmes to cater to the needs of the sports, leisure, hospitality & events related industries both from the University of Bolton as well as shorter term qualifications from the internationally recognised Edexcel suite of programmes’.
Raj Nambiar, Director of Administration at WINC adds ‘we have been in Ras Al Khaimah since 2008 and this experience combined with a state of the art campus infrastructure provides us with this advantage to welcome students desirous of studying towards ‘paradigm & convention changing’ degree programmes that prepares graduates to take on the challenges of working for the game changing industries of tomorrow TODAY!’.
Western International College (WINC) FZE
Admissions & Marketing Office, Ras Al Khaimah, UAE
Tel: 009717 2211221