The Start-up Innovation Camp & Summit in Ras Al Khaimah was a great success. It was an honor to welcome about 150 guests including even His Highness Sheik Saud Bin Saqr Qasimi, 13 great speakers and 12 international high potential start-ups. Have a look at the great summary video or visit the photo gallery for further impressions.

The Start-Up Innovation Camps are annual flagship initiatives of the World Tourism Forum Lucerne in Switzerland which aim to boost the innovation ecosystem in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry by connecting innovators across the industry to industry players, investors as well as helping scale and commercialise innovative solutions.

The Start-Up Innovation Summit 2022 is organized together with the Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority, our 2022 Guest Country Partner in Ras Al Khaimah (UAE), and welcomes all stakeholders in the start up community to join us.

World Tourism Forum Lucerne
We help tourism-related start-ups to connect with investors, learn from industry experts and academic thought leaders, as well as grow to global markets.

The World Tourism Forum Lucerne is an exclusive platform where the world’s leading tourism, travel and hospitality companies meet to shape a more sustainable future. We provide decision-makers with in-depth insights into the core themes of the tourism industry and a unique global network. The World Tourism Forum Lucerne is the only platform to integrate start-ups, young executives and students in one programme.

Over the past ten years, it has evolved into a year-round network of leaders and innovators who are driving positive change in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. This includes an influential network of leaders from the business, education, politics, finance and community sectors.

Find out more here.

Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority

“Tourism is one of the largest, most dynamic and fastest developing economic sectors in the world. It creates employment, contributes to GDP growth, attracts investment and enhances the quality of life. For these reasons, it is a central pillar of Ras Al Khaimah’s economic growth and diversification strategy.”

(Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and Member of the Supreme Council of the UAE)

Find out more here.