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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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Sharjah Introduces ‘Sharjah Safe For Tourism’ Stamp

To assure tourists that Sharjah’s travel and tourism establishments are looking after their health and safety, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has launched the ‘Sharjah Safe for Tourism’ stamp, a mark of assurance given to all establishments in Sharjah which fully adhere to the public health protocols and guidelines aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. The ...

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Sharjah’s free drive-in cinema screens Champions League football games

Dubai: Movie Nights at Aljada is bringing yet another new experience to Sharjah via the screening of Champion’s League football at the dedicated drive-in cinema. Watch every remaining match of world football’s club competition, and enjoy a wide range of delicious meals and snacks from the Zad food district, located just a few steps away from the cinema. The Champions ...

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Sharjah book fair a hit months before its start

Entire exhibition space at Sharjah Expo for the event scheduled for November already sold out. Thousands of publishers have lined up for the 2020 edition of the Sharjah International Book Fair with the entire exhibitor space sold out months before the event, organisers have announced. The Sharjah Book Authority (SBA) on Tuesday said the entire 14,625sqm exhibitor space at the ...

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The 2020 Sharjah International Book Fair will go ahead with restrictions

The annual fair is the biggest publishing event in the region The Sharjah International Book Fair will go ahead this November with stringent safety measures in place, say the event’s organisers. The news comes with the announcement that the annual literary gathering, scheduled to take place from November 4 to 14, at the Sharjah Expo Centre, has already sold all ...

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COVID-19: Sharjah to reopen cinemas, private beaches, gyms, parks and swimming pools from June 24

Emergency and Crises Management team announces to resume economic and tourism activities Sharjah: Sharjah has annonced to resume economic and tourism activities with 50 per cent capacity from June 24. The critical post lockdown second stage also includes opening of cinemas, private beaches and fitness clubs for both men and women, children’s game rental facilities, online games centres and Internet ...

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Sharjah announces more hospitality and tourism sites will reopen

The emirate recently reopened spas, restaurants and beaches within hotels The Sharjah government has announced the second phase of its recovery efforts for the tourism and hospitality sectors. Activities in the emirate will return to 50%, with various businesses now allowed to reopen.The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has been rolling out recovery efforts in stages, the first being ...

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Sharjah reopens popular entertainment destinations including hotels and beach

Locations that are now open include Al Qasba, Al Majaz Waterfront, Khor Fakkan Beach and the Maraya Art Centre The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has announced that a number of Sharjah entertainment destinations and hotels are now open again thanks to the completion of a sterilisation and disinfection drive in the emirate. These include Al Qasba, Al Majaz ...

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