Eyeing the booming Indian outbound tourism, The Sharjah Tourism Board conducted a 4-city tourism promotional roadshow for stakeholders & travel agents in Chennai, Hyderabad, Jaipur and Ahmedabad. The main aim of the roadshow was to attract Indian travellers to the diverse tourism prospect of Sharjah.

Speaking On the occasion. E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa Naiken, Chairman, Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority, Govt of Sharjah, said, “India is a very lucrative market and we are aware of the potential it holds in terms of inbound visitor traffic into Sharjah. We are happy to be tapping this important market through our four-city roadshow. We received an overwhelming response from travel agents and stakeholders and we look forward to doing more roadshows in the state in near future.”

He added “We want to promote Sharjah as a cultural & education destination for Indian travellers. Sharjah has a lot to offer in terms of tourism, culture and commerce and it is imperative that the scope of engagement between both countries should now be taken to the second level. India is one of the most crucial and promising tourism markets for Sharjah and the emirate every year attracts thousands of tourists and visitors from the country. It is also a safe destination for women and we want to highlight that.”  

The event also witnessed high attendance from the tour operators who interacted with DMCs, hoteliers, airline officials and management of Sharjah Tourism board. The roadshow acted as a platform for representatives of Sharjah Tourism board and other delegates to interact with the Indian Tour Operators and showcase the tourism products