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Sharjah Islamic Bank Q1 profit up 5.9pc

April 17, 2017

Sharjah Islamic Bank SIB booked a net profit of Dh139.1 million ( 37.8 million) for the first quarter of 2017 a 5.9 per cent growth compared to Dh 131.4 million in the same period last year a report s... View more

Sharjah Healthcare City signs landmark German deal

April 15, 2017

Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC) said it has signed a landmark co-operation agreement with the Arab German Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Ghorfa). This agreement will establish ties and extend co-ope... View more

DoubleTree by Hilton to debut in Sharjah

April 11, 2017

Hilton has signed a management agreement with hospitality debutants Al Marwan Group to debut a new DoubleTree by Hilton property in Sharjah UAE. Scheduled to open in 2020 DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah ... View more

Arcadia named principal architect for Sharjah project

April 11, 2017

Arcadia a leading provider of full range of engineering design and management services for construction projects has been appointed as the principal architect for Nasma Residences the newest large-sca... View more

Sharjah Holding launches new community project

April 10, 2017

Sharjah Holding a strategic partnership between Sharjah government and UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim Properties has launched its new neighbourhood project Al Lilac within its Al Zahia community developme... View more

Oil spill brought under control in Sharjah

April 4, 2017

An oil spill in the southern shore of Kalba city in the eastern region of Sharjah emirate has been brough under control officials said. Hana Saif Al Suwiadi chairperson of the Environment and Natural ... View more

Heart of Sharjah project on track for 2025 launch

April 3, 2017

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) said work is progressing well on the second phase of the Heart of Sharjah development one of the largest heritage and tourism projects in the reg... View more

Heart of Sharjah project on track for 2025 launch

April 3, 2017

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) said work is progressing well on the second phase of the Heart of Sharjah development one of the largest heritage and tourism projects in the reg... View more

Euromoney to launch first Emirates Conference in Sharjah

March 22, 2017

Euromoney Conferences has announced the launch of The Euromoney Emirates Conference 2017 the first Euromoney event to be held in the UAE. The conference will run on May 8 and 9 in Sharjah. Since the l... View more

Parsons lands Sharjah airport expansion project

March 22, 2017

Parsons a leading engineering services firm said it has won a contract to provide construction and project management services for the Sharjah International Airport expansion project. The scope of wor... View more

Parsons lands Sharjah airport expansion project

March 22, 2017

Parsons a leading engineering services firm said it has won a contract to provide construction and project management services for the Sharjah International Airport expansion project. The scope of wor... View more

Omran to launch $672m real estate projects in Sharjah

March 21, 2017

UAE-based Omran Properties has announced plans to launch three real estate projects worth a total Dh2.47 billion ( 672 million) in the emirate of Sharjah as part of its massive investment drive. The c... View more

Ahalia to set up new hospital in Sharjah Healthcare City

March 19, 2017

Ahalia Hospital has signed an agreement with Sharjah Healthcare City (SHCC) to set up a 100-bed general hospital in the SHCC. Ahalia will become the first healthcare organisation to set up operations ... View more

Sharjah Seaports steps up efforts to expand e-supply chain

March 15, 2017

Sharjah Seaports & Customs has stepped up its digital efforts to expand the range of electronic supply chain services it offers to customers. The new innovative online system provides real-time access... View more

Sharjah Holding celebrates 200th home handover

March 13, 2017

Sharjah Holding a strategic partnership between the government of Sharjah and UAE-based Majid Al Futtaim Properties has announced that Al Zahia the emirate s first master planned integrated residentia... View more

UAE developer Arada launches debut Sharjah project

March 13, 2017

UAE s newest developer Arada has today launched Nasma Residences its inaugural project in Sharjah focused on aspirational yet accessible living in an urban setting. Arada is a partnership enterprise j... View more

Sharjah launches new global communication centre

March 12, 2017

Sharjah has set up the International Government Communication Centre (IGCC) a new facility that will support and boost the media environment in the UAE besides functioning as a scientific research and... View more

Petroleum Specialties opens new plant in Sharjah

March 12, 2017

Singapore-based Petroleum Specialties a specialised manufacturer of industrial white oils has announced the opening of its new 18 million manufacturing unit at Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah UAE. The 3... View more

Petroleum Specialties opens new plant in Sharjah

March 12, 2017

Singapore-based Petroleum Specialties a specialised manufacturer of industrial white oils has announced the opening of its new 18 million manufacturing unit at Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah UAE. The 3... View more

Singapore firm to manage new resort in Sharjah

March 6, 2017

Al Bait Sharjah the new luxury resort to be managed by General Hotel Management (GHM) - a Singapore-based hotel management company - is set to raise the bar for luxury hotel accommodation in the UAE c... View more

Sharjah plans to develop region's largest food park

March 4, 2017

Sharjah has announced plans to develop the region s largest city dedicated to food and commercial industries spread over a total area of more than 11 million sq ft in Hamriyah Free Zone. A flagship pr... View more

Bee’ah partners with Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre

February 26, 2017

Bee ah a leading UAE-based environmental management company has entered into a long-term partnership with Sharjah Entrepreneurship Centre (Sheraa). As part of the deal Bee ah will work closely with Sh... View more

Dubai to start work on new Sharjah link road

February 26, 2017

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to start work on the Dh500 million ( 136 million) Tripoli Roads project which on completion will help ease traffic between Dubai and its neighbouring... View more

Sharjah Tourism participates at key Indian tourism exhibition

February 19, 2017

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) led a delegation of Sharjah-based tourism and hospitality companies to the 23rd edition of the Satte travel trade show which took place i... View more

Sharjah Tourism concludes 7th annual Light Festival

February 12, 2017

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) concluded the seventh annual Sharjah Light Festival in a ceremony held at University City Hall on February 11. The ceremony was attended ... View more

Carillion wins deal to build Bee’ah Sharjah HQ

February 11, 2017

British contractor Carillion said it has collaborated with UK-based Zaha Hadid Architects to win a major contract from Bee ah a leading UAE-based environmental management company to build its new head... View more

Sharjah placed 6th globally in connectivity

February 7, 2017

An independent survey covering the most powerful and dynamic global economies has placed Sharjah (UAE) as one of the top 10 cities in the world for connectivity. The city is ranked sixth and this refl... View more

Du, Sharjah varsity partner to develop 5G, IoT

February 7, 2017

UAE-based telecom provider Du and University of Sharjah signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further collaborate on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) development as part of the UAE 5G Innov... View more

Sharjah, L&T discuss new smart energy projects

February 7, 2017

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) held talks with leading Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on its future developments and discussed ways to boost partnership for the upcomi... View more

Sharjah, L&T discuss new smart energy projects

February 7, 2017

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) held talks with leading Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on its future developments and discussed ways to boost partnership for the upcomi... View more

Sharjah, L&T discuss new smart energy projects

February 7, 2017

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) held talks with leading Indian construction group Larsen & Toubro (L&T) on its future developments and discussed ways to boost partnership for the upcomi... View more

Sharjah Light Festival kicks off on Feb 2

February 1, 2017

The seventh annual Sharjah Light Festival (SLF) kicks off tomorrow (February 2) in University City Hall in Sharjah City and will go on till February 11 covering 14 locations across the emirate. Initia... View more

Sharjah Light Festival to return for seventh edition

January 23, 2017

Sharjah is gearing up for the seventh edition of the Light Festival which will be held from February 2 to 11 at 13 different locations spanning the entire emirate. The chosen locations are set to be i... View more

Masdar to build waste-to-energy plant in Sharjah

January 18, 2017

Abu Dhabi s renewable energy company Masdar said it plans to build a cutting-edge waste-to-energy plant in Sharjah UAE in partnership with Bee ah a leading environmental management company in the Midd... View more

Sharjah gears up for top steel industry expo

January 15, 2017

Over 900 national and international brands from 111 Emirati companies and 206 foreign companies will be showcased at the SteelFab Middle East 2017 which opens its doors tomorrow (January 16) at the Ex... View more

Sharjah World Music Festival to begin on Friday

January 5, 2017

The fourth edition of Sharjah World Music Festival 2017 (SWMF 2017) is gearing up for a grand opening at Al Majaz Amphitheatre on Friday evening. The opening evening will have concerts by Arab superst... View more

Sharjah to build eight power stations in 2017

January 5, 2017

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority(Sewa) plans to build three 132kv and five 33kv distribution stations in 2017 to meet the growing demand for electricity due to demographic urban economic indust... View more

Sharjah World Music Festival 2017 begins Friday

January 4, 2017

Sharjah World Music Festival 2017 (SWMF 2017) is gearing up for a grand opening at Al Majaz Amphitheatre on Friday evening. The fourth edition of the SWMF will feature a collection of concerts musical... View more

Infrastructure gets 30pc of Sharjah budget

January 3, 2017

Infrastructure received about 30 per cent of total government expenditures in the general budget of Sharjah for 2017 reaching some Dh22 billion ( 6 billion) resulting in this budget being the largest ... View more

Dewa introduces key GIS solutions to Sharjah

December 29, 2016

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) introduced its latest advancements in geographic information systems (GIS) to a senior delegation from the Sharjah utility group during a key meeting held ... View more

Sharjah plans new tourism maps

December 28, 2016

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Directorate of Town Planning and Survey in Sharjah to improve tourism maps in the... View more

NMC Health to buy leading Sharjah hospital for $560m

December 14, 2016

Abu Dhabi-based NMC Health a leading integrated private healthcare provider has reached an agreement with Gulf Medical Projects Company (GMPC) to acquire Al Zahra Hospital in Sharjah for Dh2.06 billio... View more

Sharjah rents down for second consecutive year

December 7, 2016

The rents in residential and commercial property markets across Sharjah have fallen for a second year in a row increasing tenancy options in the northern emirate according to real estate consultancy C... View more

Sharjah forum to highlight innovation in industry sector

December 6, 2016

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) has set the stage for its foremost Annual Retreat 2016 to highlight innovation in the country s manufacturing and industry sector when it opens later this week in Dubai UAE... View more

Sharjah housing rents 38pc cheaper than 2008

November 27, 2016

Average rents in the northern UAE emirate of Sharjah are still 38 per cent cheaper than in 2008 as additional supply keeps rates from increasing rapidly according to a report from leading real estate ... View more

Sharjah promotes innovation in tourism

November 27, 2016

Sharjah participated in the UAE Innovation Week which concluded yesterday (November 26) by presenting two professional workshops at Expo Centre Sharjah said a report. Held under the patronage of HH Sh... View more

Sharjah Tatweer Forum reveals new programmes

November 21, 2016

Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) has announced the launch of a new range of programmes developed to help promote the concept of innovation and creativity across all relevant sectors. STF is a non-profit in... View more

Sharjah to host SteelFab in Jan

November 21, 2016

Leading experts and regional steel fabricators will showcase their latest offerings at the upcoming 13th edition of SteelFab the Middle East s largest trade show for the metal working industry to be h... View more

Over 100 innovators, scientists attend Sharjah event

November 20, 2016

Over 100 innovators scientists academics experts and students are attending the UAE Innovation Week in Sharjah which kicked off today (November 20) in Sharjah UAE. The event will run until November 26... View more

Sharjah Museums takes centre stage at WTM London

November 13, 2016

Sharjah Museums Department (SMD) played a significant role at the World Travel Market London a major event for the travel industry held recently. SMD includes 16 museums covering Islamic art and cultu... View more

Sharjah Islamic Bank lists $500m sukuk on Nasdaq Dubai

November 2, 2016

Sharjah Islamic Bank s (SIB) 500 million sukuk was listed on Nasdaq Dubai today. Ahmad Saad Deputy CEO of SIB rang the opening bell to celebrate the listing. The listing adds further momentum to Dubai... View more

Adnoc opens 2 new service stations in Sharjah

November 2, 2016

Adnoc Distribution recently opened Al Taawan service station located on Al Taawan Street in Al Nahda area and Al Hamriya service station located near Hamriya Free Zone in Sharjah UAE. The two refurbis... View more

Sharjah plans survey on labour housing units

October 26, 2016

Sharjah government will conduct field surveys on labour housing to get precise information about the current status of existing facilities and services available to workers and to predict future needs... View more

Sharjah to complete waterfront expansion by year-end

October 25, 2016

Work on the new extension of Al Majaz Waterfront a tourist destination in the UAE emirate of Sharjah is nearing completion and is well on track for launch by the end of this year according to a report... View more

Shurooq plans $1.4bn investment in Sharjah

April 3, 2016

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) plans to invest Dh5 billion ( 1.4 billion) in tourism development projects by the year 2018 in Sharjah city Sharjah s east coast and in island re... View more

Radisson Blu Sharjah to tap new markets

March 1, 2016

Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah an exhibitor at ITB since 2009 says its focus at the show has always been on discovering market niches judging and analysing the market situation distinguishing new trends ... View more

Sharjah announces waterfront development

October 1, 2015

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) went on a promotional tour of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) last month to promote Sharjah as a leading family and cultural tou... View more

Coral Beach Resort–Sharjah hosts annual staff party

March 27, 2014

It was celebration time for employees of the Coral Beach Resort-Sharjah has they got together for the Annual Staff Party held at Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina followed by special recognitions and awards. T... View more

Shaikh joins Sharjah Tulip Inn

March 27, 2014

Sharjah Tulip Inn has welcomed Shafique M. Shaikh as assistant executive manager. Shaikh brings with him over 18 years of experience with international hotel brands such as IHG Rosewood Le Meridien Ac... View more

Coral Beach Resort joins Sharjah force

February 24, 2014

THE Coral Beach Resort Sharjah will join the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) on the emirate s stand at ITB Berlin this month as part of a concerted marketing push for Europe... View more

Unesco registers heart of Sharjah in tentative list

February 24, 2014

The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and the Department of Culture and Information in Sharjah have announced that the heart of Sharjah has been registered in the tentative list o... View more

Kamal Rijhwani promoted at Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah

February 24, 2014

Kamal Rijhwani has been promoted to executive assistant manager/in-charge of sales and marketing at Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah. He will be responsible for the strategic commercial and day to day oper... View more

Sharjah buoyed by surge in visitor numbers

September 24, 2013

SHARJAH continues to attract visitors from around the world in growing numbers recording a surge in tourist visits. The 2013 first half-yearly statistics released by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism D... View more

‘Delighted’ Hilton makes debut in Sharjah

April 28, 2013

HILTON Worldwide has announced the opening of Hilton Sharjah the company s 11th branded hotel in the UAE and its first in the Emirate of Sharjah. The 259-room Hilton Sharjah a conversion property prev... View more

Sharjah beckons new European markets

November 27, 2012

SHARJAH is repeating history all over again as it carves itself a distinct niche of its own in the crowded global tourism marketplace. The emirate s pavilion at recently concluded World Travel Market ... View more

Sharjah tourist guides get certified

October 22, 2012

A NEW batch of the UAE s tourist guides got a professional leap forward by enrolling themselves for the professional course offered by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) in... View more

Sharjah work hard to boost its global profile

September 29, 2012

My husband grew up in Sharjah so I ve always had a soft spot for that particular emirate. As a first-time visitor several years ago I was soothed by its tranquillity compared to its noisier neighbour ... View more

Radisson Blu Resort upgrades its rooms

September 29, 2012

The Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah is currently undergoing soft refurbishment of 212 rooms and suites to improve the overall quality and ambience of the hotel. The refurbishment of rooms is being carried... View more

Sharjah eyes revamp of hotel classification

September 29, 2012

Sharjah s tourism and hospitality sector is on the verge of a crucial transition and the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is keen to put together a new hotel classification c... View more

Sharjah to see 50 pc increase in luxury cruise passengers

June 26, 2012

As international interest in Sharjah grows the emirate s charming East Coast is set to see nearly 50 per cent increase in the arrivals of international luxury cruise passengers during the upcoming 201... View more

Adnoc to build Sharjah terminal

April 30, 2012

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is to start building an oil products import terminal in Sharjah in June industry sources said. This will help meet demand for power and vehicle fuel in the poore... View more

Sharjah puts Mice in the spotlight

April 23, 2012

SHARJAH registered a strong presence at GIBTM with the emirate s business tourism infrastructure attracting visitors attention at the premiere exhibition in the capital. Speaking on the occasion Moham... View more

Recognition for Ramada Sharjah

April 23, 2012

Ramada Sharjah has been awarded the Best Deluxe Hotel Apartment award at the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Awards.The awards given by the Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) are desi... View more

Sharjah celebrates excellence in tourism

April 23, 2012

The high achievers of the tourism and hospitality industry as well as the UAE media were feted at a grand ceremony last night as part of the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Awards. The fourth edition of th... View more

Sharjah City Centre launches special services for visitors

April 23, 2012

Sharjah City Centre the Emirate s leading shopping and entertainment destination is placing greater focus on tourism initiatives to support the increasing numbers of visitors to the UAE. The mall has ... View more

Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah hosts appreciation event

January 29, 2012

The Radisson Blu Resort Sharjah hosted an appreciation event which was themed and named as Blu Barbeque Night on February 7 2012 at The Palm Gardens of the hotel. The event was attended by different s... View more

Coral Beach Resort, Sharjah launches new fitness centre

November 22, 2011

The Coral Beach Resort Sharjah has added a brand new fitness centre to its roster of amenities responding to demand from guests for state-of-the-art machines and treadmills to complete their daily wor... View more

Sharjah attracting record visitor numbers

October 2, 2011

FOLLOWING impressive first-half figures international tourists have continued to flock to Sharjah in extraordinary numbers over the summer months with July witnessing an 18 per cent increase in visito... View more

Sharjah heads to ITB Asia to attract more Asian tourists

October 2, 2011

As Singapore readies itself for another exciting edition of ITB Asia the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will be heading a delegation to this high profile travel and tourism event b... View more

Sharjah the place to be this Ramadan

July 28, 2011

SHARJAH is the place to be with the emirate offering numerous special events and activities during the Holy Month as part of the Sharjah Ramadan Festival and Ramadaniat Al Qasba. Mohamed Ali Al Noman ... View more

Sharjah unveils business initiatives

April 24, 2011

EYING the massive and fast expanding business tourism market in the Middle East the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) unveiled its latest tourism initiatives at the the Gulf I... View more

Arrivals up and new hotels on way in Sharjah

October 28, 2010

AS SHARJAH continues to achieve high growth rates in its tourism SHEIKH SULTAN BIN AHMED AL QASSIMI chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) speaks to SHALU CHANDRAN ... View more

Heart of Sharjah to beat again

September 30, 2010

SHUROOQ the Sharjah Development and Investment Authority has announced a comprehensive strategic plan to develop the region s biggest heritage project the Heart of Sharjah in the heritage area. The Ru... View more

Sharjah fields biggest delegation

March 29, 2010

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) had its biggest and most distinct participation yet at ITB Berlin. The emirate s attendance came as a result of its successful participation ... View more

Sharjah tourism is on the road to recovery in 2010

February 28, 2010

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has announced a nine per cent increase in the number of visitors to the emirate in the second half of 2009. Sharjah had previously experi... View more

Downturn spells increase in GCC visitors for Sharjah

August 30, 2009

THE H1N1 virus has had mixed results for Sharjah s tourism sector which has been both positively and negatively impacted by the epidemic. While the number of European tourists has declined the number ... View more

Sharjah showcases cultural richness

June 1, 2009

THIS was the 12th consecutive year that Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) took part in ATM. The Sharjah delegation was headed by SCTDA chairman Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qass... View more

Exceeding expectations from Sharjah to Nairobi

February 1, 2009

PACKAGE tours are not generally my idea of fun but Air Arabia s introductory four day press trip to Nairobi proved me wrong. For starters there is the legroom: for a 6 3 individual it is far better th... View more

New Petrofac office opens in Sharjah

November 9, 2008

Petrofac officially inaugurated its new office building in Sharjah recently. The group s three divisions and corporate functions which previously occupied several office locations in the Emirate are n... View more

Sharjah holds rare collection of 5,000 Islamic artefacts

July 22, 2008

Since its opening on June 5 this year the Sharjah Museum of Islamic Civilisation has clocked up some 8 000 visitors. Managed by Aisha Deemas curator and Dr Ulrike Al-Khamis Middle Eastern and Islamic ... View more

Kiev is Sharjah based airline’s latest destination

July 22, 2008

Air Arabia has announced that it will be introducing a service to Kiev Ukraine in October this year. The launch of this new destination reflects Air Arabia s growing expansion into the Eastern Europea... View more

Underwater tour at Sharjah Aquarium

July 22, 2008

THE Sharjah Aquarium located in the Al Khan area of the emirate provides visitors with a rare glimpse into the mysterious marine life of the United Arab Emirates. Opened in June by His Highness Sheikh... View more

Overall investment in Sharjah exceeds $10 billion

July 22, 2008

You have just launched a new identity for Sharjah. What will this mean to the emirate? We have started the project of rebranding Sharjah only now but have been promoting our emirate for decades. Our n... View more

Sharjah Museum displays Islamic treasures

June 26, 2008

Sharjah s Museum of Islamic Civilisation housing more than 5 000 precious Islamic artefacts was opened last month by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammad Al Qasimi Member of the Supreme Council ... View more

Sharjah promotes itself as a tourist destination

February 25, 2008

More than 1.4 million tourists visited Sharjah during 2007 the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) reported recently. The number of guests staying in Sharjah s hotels and hotel ... View more

Sharjah through the eyes of an e-guide

February 25, 2008

IN a bid to attract greater number of tourists and businessmen Sharjah is all set to launch its first e-guide and directory. Called See Sharjah the e-guide will provide comprehensive information to vi... View more

Sharjah landfill remediation nearly complete

November 29, 2007

Emirates Environmental Techno-logy (EET) Company has completed about 75 per cent of the work on the world s largest landfill remediation site in Sharjah with the remaining 25 per cent due for completi... View more

Sharjah returns for fourth WTM showing

November 1, 2007

THE Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority will be making its fourth consecutive appearance at WTM this year. It leads a team of senior officials from within the SCTDA as well as other exh... View more

Oceanic Sharjah draws on Ayurvedic expertise

November 1, 2007

AMONG the delights at the Oceanic Hotel in Sharjah is the Spa Ayurveda sited between the mountains and the sea. Against the backdrop of the rocky Hajjar Mountains the Spa Ayurveda faces sprawling beac... View more

Golden Tulip expands network with Sharjah, Ajman hotels

October 4, 2007

Golden Tulip Hotels Inns and Resorts is set to open two new hotels in the UAE in Sharjah and Ajman respectively. The new five-star 264-unit Golden Tulip Sharjah to be located on the Buhairah Lagoon wh... View more

Sharjah airport gets new CUTE system

October 4, 2007

Sharjah International Airport will undertake a major upgrade of the SITA check-in systems used by the airlines serving the airport s three million passengers. There has been a tremendous 36 per cent g... View more

Sharjah expects high tourist turnout this summer

July 30, 2007

The UAE emirate of Sharjah is expecting a high volume of Gulf tourists this summer. Following the launch of its various summer promotional activities Sharjah has started receiving a large numbers of t... View more

Sharjah National Hotels targets families

July 30, 2007

Sharjah National Hotels has been promoting the emirate and its hotels as family friendly according to a hotel spokesman. The group owns three hotels in the emirate: The Hotel Holiday International Sha... View more

Swiss-Belhotel chooses Sharjah for first UAE hotel

July 30, 2007

Swiss-Belhotel International head-quartered in Hong Kong has announced the Emirate of Sharjah as the location for the group s first property in the United Arab Emirates. The property will be known as ... View more

Sharjah expects high tourist turnout this summer

July 30, 2007

The UAE emirate of Sharjah is expecting a high volume of Gulf tourists this summer. Following the launch of its various summer promotional activities Sharjah has started receiving a large numbers of t... View more

Sharjah National Hotels targets families

July 30, 2007

Sharjah National Hotels has been promoting the emirate and its hotels as family friendly according to a hotel spokesman. The group owns three hotels in the emirate: The Hotel Holiday International Sha... View more

Bavaria announces new hotel in Sharjah

June 28, 2007

BAVARIA Hotels International CEO Thomas H F Gertz recently announced the signing of a contract to manage a new all-suite property in Sharjah for the Doha Real Estate Company. With two large-scale suit... View more

82pc occupancy for Sharjah

April 24, 2007

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has recently issued statistics detailing the emirate s tourism sector performance in 2006. The report shows a very high level of growth a... View more

Family to be key focus for Sharjah National Hotels

April 24, 2007

Sharjah National Hotels will be promoting the emirate and its hotels as family friendly at the Arabian Travel Market according to a hotel spokesman. The group owns three hotels in the emirate: The Hot... View more

Millennium Sharjah seeks new markets

April 24, 2007

The Millennium Hotel Sharjah will be exhibiting at ATM this year to meet new clients and strengthen existing partnerships according to a hotel spokesman. The hotel will also roll out new deals and pac... View more

Sharjah to make 20 marketing stops in 2007

February 22, 2007

THE Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has embarked on a full season of local regional and international events as part of its new strategy that aims to attract more tourists f... View more

Sharjah airport traffic up

January 24, 2007

THE year-end summary for 2006 shows tremendous achievements in the commercial sector for the Sharjah International Airport. With the airport expansion well underway the new arrivals areas was the firs... View more

Sharjah airport passenger traffic up 37pc

November 28, 2006

SHARJAH International Airport achieved a record growth over the past nine months in the number of passengers traveling from the airport aircraft movements cargo and shipping handling a statement said.... View more

Sharjah focus on steel range

November 12, 2006

The third edition of SteelFab the Middle East s largest display of steel working machinery will be held at Expo Centre Sharjah from January 29 to 31. After two very successful editions Steelfab is now... View more

Millennium Sharjah launches customer service centre

May 31, 2006

THE Millennium Hotel Sharjah the 259-room luxury hotel located at the banks of Khaled Lagoon in Sharjah has taken the next step to ultimate guest satisfaction with a new customer service centre says a... View more

Sharjah mulls boutique hotel at canal

May 31, 2006

THE landmark Qanat Al Qasba (QAQ) cultural leisure and entertainment destination in Sharjah is likely to see the opening of a 150-room boutique hotel as part of an effort to bring more tourists into t... View more

Sharjah posts 86pc hotel occupancy

March 6, 2006

CLEARLY there s a demand for alcohol-free hotels. In the UAE s dry emirate of Sharjah hotel occupancy for 2005 averaged 86per cent according to an official communiqué. The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism... View more

Sharjah Airport embarks on four-fold expansion

February 11, 2006

The Department of Civil Aviation Sharjah has announced the redevelopment and expansion of Sharjah International Airport at a cost of Dh227 million ( 61.8m). The expansion began January 2005 and the pr... View more

Millennium Sharjah offers five holiday packages

February 11, 2006

THE Millennium Hotel Sharjah has announced five new packages for 2006 giving guests even more reason to enjoy the hotel s blend of luxury and elegance. Weekends will get even more relaxing with the We... View more

Sharjah holds unique appeal for tourists

November 2, 2005

When Sharjah was awarded the status of cultural capital of the Arab world in 1998 by Unesco (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation) it was an official stamp of world recognit... View more

Sharjah woos Russian tourists

September 26, 2005

In a new marketing approach to position Sharjah firmly on the world tourism map Mohamed A Al Noman director of Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) headed the emirate of Sharjah de... View more

Sharjah highlights tourism potential

June 5, 2005

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Tariq Bin Faisal Al Qassimi Chairman of the Board of Directors Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is conducting a tourism focused GCC Road Sh... View more

Sharjah steps up drive to boost tourism

April 30, 2005

As part of its continuous efforts to develop the tourism sector Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) started a new marketing research project for the tourism sector of Sharjah. M... View more

Sharjah holds unique appeal for tourists

November 8, 2004

WHEN Sharjah was awarded the status of cultural capital of the Arab world in 1998 by UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation) it was an official stamp of world recognit... View more

The height of luxury in Sharjah

October 4, 2004

THE Sharjah Rotana Hotel centrally located in the heart of Sharjah is the ideal choice for business and leisure travellers. While the hotel is mere minutes away from Rolla Souk and the sandy beaches o... View more

Sharjah to promote heritage at ATM

April 29, 2004

HE emirate of Sharjah will be positioned as the most distinguished destination for culture and heritage tourism in the region at the upcoming ATM according to the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Developm... View more

Millenniu Hotel Sharjah makes its mark

April 29, 2004

LOCATED on Corniche Road overlooking Khalid Lagoon the Millennium Hotel Sharjah opened its doors on 28 December 2002. This hotel s modern exterior of mirrored glass makes a striking impact on the natu... View more

Sharjah set to promote heritage at ITB 2004

March 9, 2004

CHAIRMAN of Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) Sheikh Tariq Bin Faisal Al Qassimi heads the Emirate of Sharjah delegation to the International Tourism Exchange ITB to be held in ... View more

Sharjah hotel packages on offer for GCC tourists

February 8, 2004

New offers that Sharjah provide for tourists coming from GCC including hotel package rates were in spotlight at a recent forum in Holiday Inn Al Khobar hotel Saudi Arabia. Organised by Sharjah Commerc... View more

‘Protection of culture is one of the top priorities for Sharjah’

August 9, 2003

ALMOST every reporter who walks into director of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) Mohammed Ali Al Noman s office fields this familiar question: where does Sharjah stand vis-à... View more

Sharjah tourism still untapped

July 9, 2003

When Sharjah was awarded the status of cultural capital of the Arab world in 1998 by Unesco it was an official stamp of world recognition. Mohamed A Al Noman director of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism D... View more

BP slashes Sharjah gas emissions 14pc

May 3, 2003

British Petroleum (BP) has successfully slashed greenhouse gas emissions at its Sharjah operations by 14 per cent in 2002 through a fuel gas to air project. Globally the company has reduced such emiss... View more

Sharjah targets Swedish market at TUR-2003

March 31, 2003

Sharjah Airport led a contingent to participate in TUR-2003 in Gothenburg Sweden. This is the first time Sharjah Airport is making in-roads into the Scandinavian market targeting the Tour Operators To... View more

Veteran to head Sharjah resort

May 2, 2002

Austrian-born hotel veteran Martin H Kolb returns to the Middle East to launch Sharjah s latest hotel the Coral Beach Resort scheduled to open in summer. Kolb who was in Sharjah two years ago with the... View more

Ghorayeb in charge at Sharjah Rotana Pierre

May 2, 2002

Ghorayeb has been appointed the new general manager at Sharjah Rotana Hotel in the UAE. Ghorayeb brings a wealth of experience in hotel and people management to the Sharjah Rotana management team the ... View more

BP's Sharjah success

April 8, 2002

COMPANIES THROUGHOUT the Gulf are moving towards hiring more nationals though some have clearly had more success than others in doing so. One of those which has been successful however is BP Sharjah w... View more

A Grand offer in Sharjah

November 8, 2001

A traditional Open Iftar buffet and special room rates are being offered during Ramadan at the Grand Hotel in Sharjah. The Iftar buffet available from November 15 to December 15 is priced at Dh55 ( 15... View more

Lamprell gets more Sharjah yard space

October 15, 2001

Rig refurbish-ment company Lamprell in conjunction with Sharjah Port Authority has acquired another 9 000 sq m of yard space as part of a reconfiguration of its South Yard according to the company. Th... View more

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