Tag: Sharjah

Sharjah aims to double the number of tourist with UAE’s five-year tourist visa

With the recent announcement of multiple-entry five year UAE visas for all nationalities, Sharjah considers it a great opportunity to attract more visitors from India and around the world. H.E. Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority in a recent interview commented on the recent announcement. Tell us more about […]

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Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority conducts multi-city educational seminars in India

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority conducted multi-city educational and training sessions recently in Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Nagpur and Lucknow. Key agents from the cities were invited to the event. The aim of the seminar was to increase visibility of the emirate of Sharjah and to promote its three themes – Culture & […]

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Sharjah introduces offbeat locations of the emirate

Sharjah’s many offerings, from cultural and historical treasures, such as the Museum of Islamic Civilisation to the oldest souk in the region, from luxury stays in boutique hotels to fascinating displays of the age-old tradition of birds of prey displays all add up to an unforgettable array of memories. However, Sharjah also offers more for […]

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Sharjah Art Foundation installs non-stop rain room

Rain Room is a place where you can see the rain, feel the rain but you won’t get wet. Located in the Sharjah Art Foundation, Rain Room is a permanent art installation where motion sensors on the ceiling prevent the water droplets from falling on you, clearing a sort of path, roughly six foot in […]

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Sharjah promotes three themes in India – Culture & Heritage, Gastronomy and Adventure

The emirate of Sharjah is well-known for its rich, cultural heritage and it is a vibrant city with an exciting food and arts scene, a heritage area that is the largest restoration project in the region along with various commercial centres and over 22 museums. India is a growing market for Sharjah. Indian tourists are […]

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Air Arabia launches new route to Prague in Czech Republic

Air Arabia has announced the introduction of its new European destination, Prague in Czech Republic, direct from Sharjah, UAE. Air Arabia’s inaugural flight to the city will commence on December 11. Flights to Prague will operate five times a week from 13 destinations in India including Jaipur, Kochi, Nagpur, Coimbatore, Thiruvananthapuram, Goa, Kozhikode, Hyderabad, New […]

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Sharjah conducts four-city roadshow across India

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, […]

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Sharjah remains a favourite destination for tourists from India: Chairman of SCTDA

HE Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority recently spoke to Travel News Digest. The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) recently held an event under the theme ‘All Things New in Sharjah’. Can you throw light on some of the new developments and activities in the tourism sector? […]

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Sharjah aims to attract more tourists from India as SCTDA concludes road show

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is once again focusing on India as a major future market in which to promote Sharjah’s tourism potential as part of its overseas promotion strategy. The delegation from the emirate held a series of workshops and meetings with decision makers and major travel and tourism companies in the […]

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Direct flight of Air India Express between Varanasi and Sharjah inaugurated

The Union Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju and Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Culture (Independent Charge) and Tourism (Independent Charge), Dr Mahesh Sharma jointly inaugurated direct flight of Air India’s budget arm, Air India Express, between Varanasi and Sharjah. The Varanasi-Sharjah flight, IX 183, took off from Lal Bahadur Shastri International […]

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