Tag: Sharjah

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Morocco wins Best Stand Design at Arabian Travel Market 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 30, 2019 17:15 0

It’s hard to stand out from the crowd when you’re one of 2,800 exhibitors – but the Moroccan National Provincial Tourist Office has been adjudged ... Read More

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

GCC hospitality must appeal to ‘free independent travelers’ to unlock China’s tourist market

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 19:10 0

The GCC must deliver unique and tech-enabled experiences designed for free independent travelers (FITs) if it is to grow its market share among China’s outbound ... Read More

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

The World Travel Award goes to Shaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 28, 2019 17:48 0

Shaza, a unique luxury hotel brand inspired by the cultures of the Silk Route, walked off with no less than five trophies at the World ... Read More

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

TIME Hotels to open five new properties across Middle East in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 22, 2019 16:35 0

TIME Hotels, the UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 ... Read More

Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia

Time Hotels to open five additional hotels in Dubai, Sharjah and Saudi Arabia

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 07:47 0

TIME Hotels, an UAE-headquartered hospitality company and hotel operator, is set to announce plans to open five new properties across the Middle East during 2019 ... Read More

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Sharjah Ruler Opens Historic Dh 6-Billion Khorfakkan Highway

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 15, 2019 13:11 0

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, accompanied by HH Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme ... Read More

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

19 more hotels with 3000 rooms to be added to Marriott Hotels in Middle East and Africa

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 8, 2019 07:25 0

Marriott International expects to add 19 new properties and more than 3,000 rooms to its  Middle East and Africa portfolio in 2019.  Underpinning a strong ... Read More

Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile

Integration of sports with tourism to enhance Sharjah’s global profile

editor editor- March 30, 2019 21:24 0

HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority and Vice Chairman of the Sharjah International Marine Sports Club (SIMSC), ... Read More

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

Václav Havel Airport Prague: Here comes summer

editor editor- March 30, 2019 02:35 0

Spring may have just officially sprung on March 20, but in Prague, summer is starting in just 2 days, and tourists are ready to travel. ... Read More

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

ATM Report: 63% of Dubai Airport passengers were in transit during 2018

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 27, 2019 08:56 0

More than 63% of the 89 million passengers who passed through Dubai airport in 2018 were in transit with just 8% of these passengers leaving ... Read More

Shaza Hotels signs first Mysk in Saudi Arabia

Shaza Hotels signs first Mysk in Saudi Arabia

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 16:07 0

Shaza Hotels, a member of the Global Hotel Alliance, has signed a management agreement with Sheikh Sultan Al Harthi to operate Mysk Jeddah – the ... Read More

Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

Sharjah woos Russian tourists at Moscow International Travel & Tourism Exhibition

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 17:03 0

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is further boosting its presence in Russia’s tourism sector following the surge in tourist arrivals to the emirate ... Read More

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

ATM: UAE set to welcome 8.92 million visitors from top five source markets by 2023,

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 27, 2019 13:04 0

Expo 2020 and its legacy, District 2020, are expected to have a positive long-term influence on the growth of inbound arrivals to the UAE from ... Read More

Starwood opens Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Sharjah

Starwood opens Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Sharjah

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 19, 2019 18:10 0

Four Points by Sheraton opened its doors in Sharjah. The hotel stands at the end of the famous Sharjah Buhairah Corniche with easy access to ... Read More

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights between Sharjah and Istanbul

Turkish Airlines launches direct flights between Sharjah and Istanbul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 31, 2019 19:05 0

With existing services from Dubai International Airport and Abu Dhabi International Airport, Turkish Airlines’ newly announced Sharjah route marks its fourth destination into the UAE. ... Read More

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai making a difference in the community

editor editor- January 23, 2019 21:04 0

Green Globe recently recertified Mövenpick Hotel Apartments Al Mamzar Dubai after a comprehensive audit was undertaken by the property. Read More

Prague airport continues to grow with 16.8 million passengers in 2018

Prague airport continues to grow with 16.8 million passengers in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 17:05 0

Prague's Václav Havel Airport has continued to grow without interruption since 2013. In 2018, as per the latest operating results, Prague Airport handled a total ... Read More

Second hotel by Marriott International opens in Sharjah

Second hotel by Marriott International opens in Sharjah

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 10, 2019 16:10 0

Sharjah will be welcoming new Marriott International property in mid-January. With 225 contemporary guest rooms, the new Four Points by Sheraton hotel will offer views ... Read More

Air Peace wants plans to connect Nigeria with the world in 2019

Air Peace wants plans to connect Nigeria with the world in 2019

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 28, 2018 07:32 0

Air Peace has unveiled its plan for the aviation sector in 2019 that takes the airline way beyond Nigerian borders. The airline is planning long-haul ... Read More

Air Arabia flies from Sharjah to Prague

Air Arabia flies from Sharjah to Prague

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 13, 2018 15:08 0

Air Arabia has recently launched its direct flight from Sharjah to Prague in Czech Republic. The launch flight departed from Sharjah International Airport (SHJ) and ... Read More

New Pakistani airlines ‘unlikely’ to launch due to strict aviation policy, taxes

New Pakistani airlines ‘unlikely’ to launch due to strict aviation policy, taxes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 8, 2018 07:25 0

According to senior Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority official, new domestic airlines, which obtained licences in recent past, are 'unlikely' to start operations in Pakistan due ... Read More

Amiri Decree issued to state Sharjah Media Centre as an independent entity

Amiri Decree issued to state Sharjah Media Centre as an independent entity

editor editor- October 17, 2012 11:28 0

SHARJAH, UAE - His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, issued the Amiri Decree No. Read More

Surprising Sharjah – Emirate in the Gulf

Surprising Sharjah – Emirate in the Gulf

editor editor- June 30, 2012 02:52 0

The Emirate Sharjah is the quiet brother to its glittering and glamorous brother next door - Dubai. Read More

Eco-tourism project launched in Sharjah

Eco-tourism project launched in Sharjah

editor editor- May 14, 2012 08:24 0

His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, released on Friday 18 gazelles of the ... Read More

Sharjah’s tourist numbers up 11 percent

Sharjah’s tourist numbers up 11 percent

editor editor- June 6, 2011 05:23 0

SHARJAH, UAE — Sharjah’s hospitality sector continued to thrive this year despite the slowdown in global financial markets as tourist arrivals and the hotel occupancy ... Read More

Air Arabia to go daily from April

Air Arabia to go daily from April

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 20, 2011 19:46 0

Information was received from Nairobi that United Arab Emirates’s (UAE) main low-cost carrier, Air Arabia, presently flying four times a week between Sharjah, UAE, and ... Read More

Air Arabia fares worry competitors in Nairobi

Air Arabia fares worry competitors in Nairobi

editor editor- October 30, 2008 06:57 0

Nairobi, Kenya (eTN) - Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, has launched direct flights from ... Read More

Sharjah Travel Industry Advisory Committee meet

Sharjah Travel Industry Advisory Committee meet

editor editor- January 24, 2008 03:10 0

Sharjah Travel Industry Advisory Committee held its first meeting for 2008, to discuss the latest developments in the tourism and marketing sector and the planned ... Read More

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