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Sharjah plans to build new AC walkways

December 10, 2017

Sharjah will soon have air-conditioned walkways a first-of-its kind in the country to beat the five months of intense summer heat that prevents people from being active and causing obesity in the nort... View more

Sharjah summit discusses 'sustainable construction'

December 7, 2017

Leading experts and specialists in the field of construction and sustainability from across the globe were at the 12th edition of the Middle East Drymix Conference held in Sharjah UAE recently. Sponso... View more

'Innovation in tourism' key topic at Sharjah hospitality forum

December 4, 2017

The fourth Hospitality Industry Forum organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) opened today in Sharjah under the theme Continuous Innovation highlighting the robust ... View more

Christmas and New Year specials at Coral Beach Resort Sharjah

December 4, 2017

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah is inviting guests for a month of festivities with an array of traditional menus themed parties and exciting activities planned for the holiday season. Haytham Aziz general ... View more

Sharjah Beach to be developed into major tourist hub

November 27, 2017

Sharjah government is working on several key development schemes including the Sharjah Creek development plan besides an ambitious project to develop the emirate s beach into a tourist destination rep... View more

Sony launches latest range of cameras at Sharjah event

November 26, 2017

Sony Middle East and Africa a subsidiary of Sony Corporation has announced a new addition to its full-frame mirrorless camera line-up the a7R III (model ILCE-7RM3) at the recent Xposure International ... View more

Panasonic showcases latest cameras at Sharjah event

November 23, 2017

Panasonic s pioneering Lumix cameras and camcorders - specifically designed to capture pristine images and high quality videos are on display at Xposure at the ongoing International Photography Festiv... View more

Samsung Pay partners with Sharjah Islamic Bank

November 15, 2017

Samsung Gulf Electronics has announced a new Samsung Pay partnership with Sharjah Islamic Bank. Sharjah Islamic Bank customers using Mastercard credit debit or prepaid cards will now have the option t... View more

New Sharjah-Dubai bridge set for 2018 launch

November 14, 2017

Work is progressing well on a massive Sharjah-Dubai bridge aimed at increasing the road capacity to 17 700 cars per hour from 9 900 at present. The project is due for completion by the third quarter o... View more

GAJ completes Sharjah school project work

November 13, 2017

Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ) one of the largest British architectural and design practices in the UAE said it has completed the work on its latest educational project Sharjah English School. Located in... View more

Arada in record Sharjah apartment unit sales

November 12, 2017

Arada the UAE s newest developer said it has sold all the 115 apartment units within Areej 5 block in the first phase of Aljada the largest mixed-use project in Sharjah thus breaking the record for th... View more

Sharjah Tourism confirms participation at WTM

November 5, 2017

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) will participate in World Travel Market (WTM) exhibition for the 15th consecutive year which will commence on Monday (November 6) in London a... View more

Quietly confident Sharjah

November 1, 2017

Hot on the heels of its participation at WTM London this year Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) organised a promotional tour which included key cities in Kuwait and Saudi Arab... View more

New Sharjah hotel to define heritage living

November 1, 2017

Scheduled for completion in 2018 Al Bait Sharjah is set to define heritage living in the UAE s cultural hub while taking a leading role in showcasing the region s rich cultural identity. The luxury fi... View more

Sharjah Holding homes set for mid-2018 handover

November 1, 2017

Sharjah Holding a joint venture between Majid Al Futtaim - Properties and Sharjah Asset Management Holding has announced that it will start handing over all the Al Narjis neighbourhood homes within Al... View more

Sharjah discusses draft law on procurement, tenders

October 26, 2017

Sharjah government said key discussions were held on a draft law with regard to procurement tenders auctions and warehouses for 2017. The members of the special legislative and legal affairs committee... View more

Sharjah real estate trade value surges to $2.23bn

October 23, 2017

The northern emirate of Sharjah has witnessed a 37.2 per cent increase in the value of real estate trade which hit Dh8.2 billion ( 2.23 billion) during the third quarter compared to the same period in... View more

Sharjah grants 362 residential plots to citizens

October 21, 2017

The Sharjah government has granted 362 residential plots to its citizens through its Permanent Committee on Lands Allocation according to a report. These plots are spread across several key areas of t... View more

Majid Al Futtaim's $71m Sharjah mall revamp on track

October 18, 2017

Majid Al Futtaim the leading shopping mall communities retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East Africa and Asia - said 75 per cent of the work on its Dh260 million ( 71 million) City Centre S... View more

Sharjah airport logs 8.6m passengers in first nine months

October 15, 2017

A total of 8.61 million passengers passed through Sharjah International Airport (SIA) during the first nine months of 2017 marking an increase of 3.29 per cent as compared to the 8.33 million passenge... View more

Arada launches new Sharjah villa community project

October 12, 2017

UAE s newest developer Arada has launched its new Anber Community project in Sharjah following the unprecedented sales at Aljada a master-planned destination being built over a 2.2-sq-km area at an in... View more

Sharjah airport receives Rossiya Airlines' maiden flight

October 12, 2017

Sharjah International Airport has received maiden flight of Rossiya Airlines from Saint Petersburg and Ekaterinburg in Russia. The inaugural flight marks the Rossiya Airlines launch of a twice-weekly ... View more

Sharjah targets Saudi and Kuwaiti tourists

October 8, 2017

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) organized a new Gulf promotional tour which included a number of cities in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia from October 1 to 4. Meetings were hel... View more

Sharjah plans to develop desalination units

October 8, 2017

The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) has announced plans to develop desalination plants and transmission and distribution systems to improve water quality in several areas of Sharjah. Se... View more

First EV charging station opens in Sharjah

October 4, 2017

The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) inaugurated the first electric vehicle charging station backed by solar panels that operate a photovoltaic system a report said. The station was inau... View more

Sharjah embarks on a promotional tour in China

September 27, 2017

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) recently embarked on a successful promotional tour in China as part of the government s efforts to attract more tourists. The tour which ... View more

New Sharjah hotel to define heritage living

September 25, 2017

Scheduled for completion in 2018 Al Bait Sharjah is set to define heritage living in the UAE s cultural hub while taking a leading role in showcasing the region s rich cultural identity. The luxury fi... View more

Sharjah hotels report 98pc increase in Russian guests

September 24, 2017

Russia is one of Sharjah s major tourism source markets with the UAE emirate recording a 98 per cent increase in Russian guests during the the first half of the year highlighted Khalid Jasim Al Midfa ... View more

Sharjah Press Club seals Reuters partnership deal

September 23, 2017

The Sharjah Press Club (SPC) said it has signed a co-operation agreement with Thomson Reuters Foundation to boost co-operation between the two sides in achieving common media goals. SPC a unit of the ... View more

Industrial sector boosts Sharjah GNP by $11bn

September 21, 2017

The Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 has revealed that the industrial sector alone has pumped approximately Dh40 billion ( 10.9 billion) of the emirate s gross national product (GNP) accounting for 25 per cent ... View more

Al Thuriah set to launch new tower in Sharjah

September 19, 2017

UAE-based Al Thuriah Properties a premier property developer specialising in high-rise residential towers and communities is set to launch a new tower in the northern emirate of Sharjah early next yea... View more

Sharjah Tourism opens desert, natural habitats to tour vehicles

September 18, 2017

As part of efforts to boost destination experiences in the emirate the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has begun issuing permits for vehicles of tour operators wishing to en... View more

Majid Al Futtaim JV launches Phase II of Sharjah housing project

September 18, 2017

Sharjah Holding a partnership between Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management Holding has announced the launch of the second phase of Al Lilac neighbourhood at Al Zahia the emirate s ... View more

30 top economists to join Sharjah FDI Forum

September 17, 2017

Sharjah FDI Forum 2017 has announced that more than 30 senior economists from the public and private sectors will participate at the event to be held this week. The investment conference held under th... View more

University Hospital Sharjah names new CEO

September 16, 2017

University Hospital Sharjah (UHS) a leading healthcare provider in the emirate has appointed Dr Ali Obaid Al Ali as its new CEO with immediate effect. Dr Al Ali will be responsible for overall control... View more

Tilal Properties, Hilton plan new Sharjah hotel

September 11, 2017

Tilal Properties a Sharjah-based real estate developer and hospitality giant Hilton unveiled on Monday a new upscale hospitality property in Sharjah UAE called the DoubleTree by Hilton Sharjah Tilal M... View more

Zulekha opens new ‘lifestyle clinic’ in Sharjah

September 11, 2017

Zulekha Healthcare Group a leading healthcare provider in the UAE has opened a new clinic at its Sharjah facility offering patient consultations health reviews and assessments of diet lifestyle and ex... View more

Sharjah to develop $816m pedestrian-friendly community

September 7, 2017

Alef Group a key UAE-based real estate company is set to develop a new pedestrian-friendly residential community Al Mamsha at an estimated cost of Dh3 billion ( 816 million) in Al Juraina area of Shar... View more

Arada launches $6.5bn Sharjah community project

September 6, 2017

UAE-based Arada has announced the launch of Aljada a new masterplanned community to be developed on over a 2.2-sq-km area in Sharjah at a cost of Dh24 billion ( 6.5 billion). The upcoming development ... View more

Damen Shipyards Sharjah to build tug for Saqr Ports

August 31, 2017

Damen Shipyards Sharjah recently held a keel-laying ceremony for an ASD Tug 2913 being built for Saqr Ports part of Rash Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports. The keel-laying was attended by Captain Brand group gen... View more

Sharjah builds 1.3km rubber walkway on beach

August 30, 2017

The Sharjah Public Works Department (SPWD) has completed the construction work of a 1 300-metre rubber walkway a service building and a 3-metre wide interlock walkway on Al Hamriyah Beach at a cost of... View more

Sharjah National Hotels posts over 70pc occupancy in H1

August 27, 2017

Sharjah National Hotels Company a subsidiary of Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) reported an average of more than 70 per cent occupancy during the first six months of 2017 said a report. The strong half yea... View more

New HR manager for Centro Sharjah by Rotana

August 22, 2017

Iv Behri joins Centro Sharjah by Rotana as the new human resources manager. Behri an Albanian national is a graduate of the Swiss Hotel Management School in Leysin Switzerland. In his new role Behri w... View more

Sharjah Summer campaign offers fun events, discounts

August 20, 2017

The ongoing Sharjah Summer Campaign organised by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) continues to offer a wide range of prizes discounts and special shopping mall events to ... View more

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah unveils new international restaurant

August 14, 2017

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah has unveiled a brand new international all-day-dining restaurant - Côté Jardin . Inspired from the French countryside the outlet s concept has been defined around French Sav... View more

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah unveils August dining offers

August 14, 2017

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah managed by HMH has got some cool dining offers lined up all through these sweltering summer weeks that are bound to refresh and entice you. Starting from an awesome Eid Al A... View more

Sharjah accelerator programme invites global entrepreneurs

August 13, 2017

Sharjah has taken its flagship Sheraa Accelerator programme to the international stage by inviting entrepreneurs from within the UAE and across the globe to apply for its second cycle. The invitation ... View more

Aziz named GM of Coral Beach Resort Sharjah

August 10, 2017

HMH Hospitality Management Holding has announced the promotion of Haytham Aziz to general manager of Coral Beach Resort Sharjah. Aziz joined the HMH group in 2014 as executive assistant manager at Bah... View more

New photography exhibition to showcase beauty of Sharjah

August 8, 2017

The Vantage Point Sharjah 5 exhibition was recently launched at the Sharjah Art Foundation s Gallery 1 & 2 as part of the tourism authority s ongoing summer campaign. Sixty-two amateur and professiona... View more

Expo Centre Sharjah to host 11 events in H2

August 7, 2017

Expo Centre Sharjah a premier exhibition organiser and events venue in the region has announced that it will organise and host 11 economic cultural and commercial exhibitions in the second half of 201... View more

Sharjah Summer campaign offers fun activities, discounts

July 30, 2017

As a part of the ongoing Sharjah Summer campaign Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has revealed exciting new activities and promotions including water-based and family oriente... View more

Sharjah airport logs 5.5m passengers in H1

July 29, 2017

A total of 5.5 million passengers passed through Sharjah International Airport (SIA) during the first half of 2017 marking an increase of 2.9 per cent as compared to the 5.3 million passengers recorde... View more

Bank of Sharjah posts H1 profit at $41m

July 28, 2017

Bank of Sharjah has posted a net profit of Dh152 million ( 41.3 million) for the first half of the year against Dh176 million for the same period of 2016. As a result earnings per share for the period... View more

New complex general manager for two Sharjah Sheraton hotels

July 26, 2017

Marriott International has welcomed Dany Dagher as the complex general manager for the Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa and Four Points by Sheraton Sharjah which is scheduled to open later this yea... View more

Alpha Utilities wins Sharjah SWRO plant contract

July 24, 2017

UAE-based Alpha Utilities has won a major contract from Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) to build a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in the emirate said a report. The p... View more

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah remains #1 on TripAdvisor

July 24, 2017

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah continues to be the leading hotel in Sharjah retaining the number one position on TripAdvisor out of the 79 hotels in the city. The hotel has been receiving raving reviews f... View more

Sheraton Sharjah offers cool summer deals

July 23, 2017

Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa is offering a spectacular range of summer promotions at the tranquil beachfront resort including special room dining events and fitness packages all through the sum... View more

Sharjah-Fujairah highway on track for 2018 opening

July 22, 2017

Around 55 per cent of the work on the Mleiha Road Development in Sharjah UAE has already been completed and the 42-km-long project is on track for completion next year said a report. The project which... View more

Sharjah airport to build new private jet terminal

July 21, 2017

Sharjah Airport Authority has signed two agreements with Gama Support Services including building and operation of a new private jet terminal by Gama at Sharjah International Airport with an investmen... View more

Sharjah completes 33,000 licenses during H1

July 18, 2017

Sharjah Economic Development Department (SEDD) has completed 33 149 issued and renewed licenses in Sharjah in the first half of 2017 according to the data released in its Licenses Annual Report of the... View more

Sharjah launches $40m road upgrade project

July 18, 2017

The Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) has launched the University City Road Enhancement Project at an estimated cost of Dh146 million ( 39.7 million) in collaboration with the Sharjah Road and Tra... View more

Sharjah Islamic H1 net profit rises by 6.2pc

July 17, 2017

Sharjah Islamic Bank SIB has posted a net profit of Dh272.9 million ( 74.2 million) for the first half of 2017 compared to Dh257.0 million for the same period last year with an increase of 6.2 per cen... View more

Sharjah airport logs 850,000 passengers in 9 months

July 10, 2017

More than 850 000 passengers have passed through the smart gates of the Sharjah International Airport during the period from October 2016 through June 2017 according to the Sharjah Airport Authority (... View more

Villas driving Sharjah residential market growth

July 3, 2017

Sharjah has retained its position as an affordable alternative to neighbouring Dubai amongst the wider expat community with villas emerging as the standout performer in the northern emirate s resident... View more

Hira Industries opens new showroom in Sharjah

July 2, 2017

Hira Industries one of the region s largest distributors and manufacturers of HVAC (heating ventilation and air-conditioning) and construction products has opened its new office and showroom in Sharja... View more

Sharjah named World Book Capital 2019

June 28, 2017

Signalling a ground-breaking achievement for the UAE and the Arab world Sharjah has been crowned with the prestigious World Book Capital title for 2019 by the United Nations Educational Scientific and... View more

Sharjah Media Council appoints key official

June 21, 2017

Sharjah Media Council has appointed Hassan Yaqoub Al Mansouri director of Sharjah Radio at Sharjah Media Corporation as acting secretary general. Al Mansouri started his career in 2000 as a presenter ... View more

Sharjah real estate registration directorate set for revamp

June 14, 2017

Sharjah Supreme Council Member and Ruler Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi has issued a decree approving the general organisational structure of the Real Estate Registration Directorate in the e... View more

Mega discounts at Sharjah Ramadan Nights

June 13, 2017

Sharjah will see visitors flocking to the emirate this week as the 16-day Ramadan Nights Festival begins on June 15. Being held as part of Sharjah Ramadan Festival organised by the Sharjah Chamber of ... View more

Coral Beach Resort Sharjah voted #1 on TripAdvisor

June 6, 2017

TripAdvisor recognised Coral Beach Resort Sharjah managed by HMH once again this year as the best hotel in Sharjah out of 79 hotels in the emirate based on guest reviews. The resort won the top spot i... View more

‘Stay for Free’ at Coral Beach Resort Sharjah

May 29, 2017

This Ramadan Stay for Free at Coral Beach Resort Sharjah managed by HMH. All through the month when guests book a Standard Room at the hotel for Dh333 ( 90.6 ) per night the hotel will gives back the ... View more

New $272m residential complex planned in Sharjah

May 28, 2017

The UAE government is set to develop a Dh1 billion ( 272 million) residential complex under its Sheikh Zayed Housing Programme for citizens over a sprawling 1.3 million sq m area in the northern emira... View more

Sharjah showcases investment opportunities in China

May 25, 2017

The Sharjah FDI Office (Invest in Sharjah) the promotional arm of the Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has reinforced the emirate s investment advantages through participating in... View more

SNOC seals Sharjah gas sales agreement

May 20, 2017

Sharjah National Oil Corporation (SNOC) said it has signed a full gas sales agreement (GSA) with Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) targeting the supply of natural gas for power generation... View more

One killed as blaze hits ship at Sharjah port

May 13, 2017

At least one person was killed in a fire that broke out on a ship carrying petroleum products docked at a port in Sharjah UAE on Saturday said a report. Four people have been injured in the fire that ... View more

Gulftainer to host key industry summit in Sharjah

May 11, 2017

UAE-based Gulftainer in conjunction with its logistics subsidiary Momentum Logistics will co-host a major summit in Sharjah to highlight the emirate s investment potential and showcase its hitech logi... View more

Arada to launch Sharjah residential project Phase II

May 10, 2017

UAE s newest developer Arada said it is launching the second phase of Nasma Residences after unprecedented buyer demand for the Sharjah residential community resulted in the first phase selling out ah... View more

Sharjah Tatweer hosts project management workshop

May 8, 2017

The Sharjah Tatweer Forum (STF) an initiative of Rubu Qarn Foundation has successfully conducted a project management workshop as part of the Project Management Congress of the Sharjah Electricity and... View more

Sharjah sets world record for largest concrete pouring

May 8, 2017

Sharjah Municipality has created a new world record for the largest continuous concrete pouring at an upcoming mall in Muweilah area of the emirate said a report. A crew of Sharjah Municipality along ... View more

Jannah to build tallest luxury tower in Sharjah

May 2, 2017

Jannah Hotels & Resorts a leading operator and developer of luxury hotels in the UAE has announced plans to build a 57-storey luxury mixed-use development on Al Khan Lagoon in Sharjah which upon compl... View more

Bank of Sharjah Q1 profits down to $15.79m

May 2, 2017

Bank of Sharjah reported a net profit of Dh58 million ( 15.79 million) for the first quarter of 2017 against Dh81 million for the same period of 2016. As a result earnings per share for the period wer... View more

Sharjah airport welcomes 2.74m passengers in Q1

April 30, 2017

The total number of passengers that passed through Sharjah International Airport in the first quarter (Q1) of 2017 grew to 2.741 million up from 2.687 million passengers during Q1 2016 marking an incr... View more

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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