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Sharjah serves as model in environmental leadership

SHARJAH, 5th June, 2021 (WAM) — Guided by the vision and directives of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Emirate of Sharjah has been taking relentless and extraordinary steps, to cement its global reputation in the field of environmental conservation and preservation of biological diversity. The emirate has become a ...

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First glimpse of Sharjah’s high-speed electric sky pod

uSky Transport’s rail system will have capacity to operate at up to 500kph, transporting cargo and passengers between cities Running on string-rail technology, during testing the uCar travelled at speeds approaching 50 kilometres per hour. This compares with speeds of 12-15kph achieved by conventional cable cars. Passengers have stepped on board the UAE’s first high-speed electric sky pod for the ...

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Shurooq unveils $56.3mn family-friendly beach development projects

The $29.9mn Al Luluyah Beach project will be located on the eastern coast, and the $23.68mn Al Hira Beach project will be located in Sharjah city The upcoming $29.9mn (AED110mn) Al Luluyah Beach project, located on the eastern coast of the emirate in Khorfakkan, and the $23.68mn (AED87mn) Al Hira Beach project in Sharjah city, will include facilities suitable for ...

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Shurooq unveils new beach development projects valued at Dh197m

  Al Luluyah in Khorfakkan and Al Hira in Sharjah city combine the best of fitness and adventure to offer unrivalled beach experiences for residents, tourists, and holidaymakers Shurooq aims to support the diversification of Sharjah’s economy, boost GDP growth, and offer increased investment opportunities in various sectors The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced the launch of ...

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Air Arabia to Connect Tashkent to Sharjah

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has announced the launch of a new direct flight from Sharjah to Tashkent, Uzbekistan capital city, starting November 4, 2020. Customers can now book their direct flights between Sharjah and Tashkent by visiting Air Arabia ’s website, by calling the call centre or through travel agencies. Tashkent ...

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Coronavirus explained: The latest rule changes regarding travel to the UAE

Emiratis are no longer required to take a PCR test before they board a flight to Dubai, among other changes Latest: Dh10,000 boat party fine a shot across the bow for Dubai’s yacht firms The authorities have updated the travel rules for Emiratis flying into Dubai. UAE nationals are no longer required to take a PCR test before they board the ...

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COVID-19 boosts domestic tourism in Sharjah, UAE

The domestic tourism sector in the UAE and Sharjah is picking up as more UAE residents look to visit destinations that are closer to home amid COVID-19. Local UAE destinations are witnessing a boost in domestic tourism, as travel restrictions continue to have an impact on the global tourism industry in light of COVID-19. Following three months of closures across the ...

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Tailbacks on Dubai, Sharjah roads on Monday morning

Motorists are advised to drive cautiously as fog engulfs parts of the country this morning. Monday morning rush hour caused long tailbacks on key Dubai-Sharjah roads. The national Met department (NCM) issued a fog alert for today as well. According to Google Maps, tailbacks were reported on Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and E11. Police advised motorists to follow traffic rules and ...

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Sharjah gears up for major shopping season

The Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SCCI) has announced the completion of all preparations for the ‘Sharjah Shopping Promotions 2020’, which will see a host of shopping malls and retail stores participating through exclusive offers and discounts. Starting on July 22 and running till August 21, the event will see participation from Sahara Center, Al Waha Mall, City Center ...

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4 staycations that showcase the UAE’s fascinating heritage

You know what you need after a four-day break, don’t you?  Yes, you got it, another break and these staycations at these four historical beauties in the Emirate of Sharjah are just the ticket. You might not be ready for a break just yet but that’s okay as these staycations are available all summer long. You will need to leave ...

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