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Delta Foods invests US$11m in SAIF Zone factories to ramp up production

Delta Food Industries (FZC), one of the UAE’s fastest growing food exporters, will invest AED 40 million (US$ 11m) in expanding its manufacturing and packaging facilities in the Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zone). According to the manufacturer, which was established in Sharjah in 2011, the expansion is to help ramp up production to meet the growing needs of ...

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Sharjah’s strong tourism growth underpins new hotel investment

UAE-based Hospitality Management Holdings (HMH) is the latest hotel management group to announce a major investment in Sharjah, unveiling a US$4 million (AED 15m) project to refurbish Sharjah’s popular Coral Beach Resort. A number of hotel projects have already been announced this year, including new properties from Accor, Hues and Starwoods, plus several planned hotels as part of tourism development projects ...

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American University of Sharjah MBA ranked best in Middle East

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) MBA programme has been ranked the best in the Middle East region by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) in its 2014 Global Business Schools Report. The report ranked programmes in the region based on the demands of international employers for MBA graduates. QS is a British company specialising in education and study abroad. The QS Global ...

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800 new companies move to Sharjah’s SAIF Zone

Sharjah Airport International Freezone (SAIF Zone) has registered 800 new companies during the first six months of 2014 and expects similar growth during the second half of the year, according to an interview given to the Gulf News by the Director of SAIF Zone Saud Salim Al Mazrouei. SAIF Zone now has 6,700 companies located in the 13 million square ...

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Gama Aviation opens private terminal at Sharjah Airport

Global business aviation services company Gama Aviation has opened its own private aviation terminal at Sharjah International Airport, providing a full service private aviation hub for its customers serving Sharjah, Dubai and the Northern Emirates. “We have long seen the strategic potential of Sharjah as a private aviation hub,” said Gama Aviation CEO Marwan Khalek. “Our new lounge facility complements ...

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Port Canaveral, Florida signs 35-year agreement with Gulftainer

Port Canaveral this week signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA, the US business of Sharjah-headquartered port operator Gulftainer, to manage the port’s new container and multipurpose sea cargo terminal. Port Canaveral is a cruise, cargo and naval port in Brevard County, Florida, United States, south of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and the Kennedy Space Center. The Port Canaveral ...

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