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Sharjah’s rise as a regional leader in ecotourism contributing to the global sustainable travel movement in a big way

On World Environment Day, the emirate’s strategic investments and efforts to benefit the environment, travellers, businesses and local communities, come under the spotlight As the world takes a relook at their consumption practices against the backdrop of the World Environment Day, the global tourism industry emerges as a key player that can make a lasting and meaningful impact on the ...

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Khorfakkan Residence: New Sharjah freehold project to have waterpark, close to waterfall

Master developer Sharjah Development and Investment Authority (Shurooq) on Thursday launched the high-end freehold project Ajwan — Khorfakkan Residence, nestled between the Khorfakkan mountains and the Gulf of Oman. Comprising six residential buildings of 184 residences, ranging from spacious 2, 3 and 4-bedroom apartments, the project will span over 65,269 square metres. Located five minutes from Khorfakkan’s Amphitheatre and waterfalls ...

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EPAA organizes the 23rd Sir Bu Nair Festival on May 18 and 19

The Environment and Protected Areas Authority in Sharjah (EPAA) is preparing to launch the activities of the 23rd edition of the Sir Bu Nair Festival on the 18th and 19th of this month, with the participation of a number of government agencies in the Emirate of Sharjah. This year, the festival carries a renewed and varied agenda of environmental campaigns, ...

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Sharjah Media City “Shams” wraps up the first edition of “Shams Creative Fest”

Sharjah Media City “Shams” successfully concluded the inaugural edition of the “Shams Creative Fest,” a three-day event held at Shams Business Center. The festival witnessed extensive participation from startup owners, craftsmen, and creative artists who showcased their projects and artistic innovations to festival-goers. Sharjah Media City aims to establish a fresh approach to entrepreneurship by embracing innovative ideas that enhance ...

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Shurooq Announces “Ajwan”, A Luxurious Residential Project On The Eastern Coast Of Khorfakkan

The Sharjah Development and Investment Authority (Shurooq) has taken the emirate’s real estate profile up a notch with a major announcement at the ongoing Sharjah Real Estate Exhibition (ACRES 2023)  – Ajwan, a luxurious residential project that promises nature-inspired high-end living on the water’s edge, and includes the first-of-its-kind waterpark in the eastern region, opening a unique window of investment ...

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Ramadan Nights 2023 attracts thousands of visitors in its first week

Ramadan Nights 2023, organised by Expo Centre Sharjah and supported by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, has kicked off to an impressive start, attracting thousands of visitors in its first week. The event offers a wide range of activities, exclusive events, and customised promotions to cater to the diverse preferences of attendees. It features over 170 exhibitors from ...

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Sharjah Ramadan Festival 2023 sales jump 20pc to $82m

The 33rd Sharjah Ramadan Festival has wrapped up another successful edition notching about AED300 million ($82 million in sales and achieving a growth rate of 20%, revitalising the retail sector and markets in the emirate. With a plethora of promotions, significant discounts, valuable prizes, and an entertaining atmosphere, the festival achieved tremendous success and left a lasting impact on those ...

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Shurooq to celebrate Eid Al Fitr with exciting activities

Al Noor Island, a serene natural haven in the middle of the city, is offering a special “Art in Nature” pass for 4-days of Eid. Suitable for all ages, these ticket holders will have a plant identification sheet to enjoy a self-guided nature walk and create their painting with an easel, painting materials, and landscape tutorial samples provided. Children and ...

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