Ras Al Khaimah has achieved a Guinness World Record with its latest adventure tourism product – Jebel Jais Flight: The World’s Longest Zipline.

The official certification was handed over to Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, by Hoda Khachab, the official adjudicator from Guinness World Records.

Al Qasimi was the first to try the new zipline following the official certification by Guinness World Records, a statement said.

The world’s longest zipline, measuring 2.83km and spanning the chasm of Jebel Jais, the UAE’s largest mountain peak at over 1,680 metres above sea level, opened to the public on Thursday.

The Ras Al Khaimah zipline is operated by Toroverde Ras Al Khaimah, the statement added.

“This is a great achievement for Ras Al Khaimah’s international tourism ambitions,” said Haitham Mattar, CEO of Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority….. see more

source: arabianbusiness