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Sharjah introduces new hotel classification system

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has introduced a new hotel classification system in an effort to improve quality standards, offer consumers more choice and so to help boost overall tourism industry growth. The new classification updates the criteria introduced in 2008, which falls under the Sharjah Hotel Classification and Licensing Law. According to HE Khalid Jasim Al ...

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Sharjah welcomes 15 percent more tourists

Sharjah registered a 15 percent increase in tourist numbers during the first half of 2014, with more than one million tourists staying in the emirate compared with 955,355 tourists during the same period last year, according to new figures announced by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA). According to the SCTDA, Sharjah’s hotels enjoyed an average 74 per ...

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Sharjah roadshow targets Indian outbound tourism

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) is leading a tourism promotion roadshow across India this week visiting the five cities of Mumbai, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai and Bengaluru (Bangalore). Sharjah received more than 123,000 visitors from India last year, registering 41 per cent growth in visitors over the previous year. India has been identified as a priority market for ...

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Sharjah tourism authority embarks on Europe-wide roadshow

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has embarked on a roadshow of major European cities to promote the Emirate of Sharjah as a tourist destination. The first part of the European road show includes Austria, Germany and Switzerland and runs from 19-23 May 2014, with further country visits to be announced. More than 250,000 European tourists visited the Emirate ...

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Sharjah expects to receive two million tourists in 2014

Sharjah’s tourism industry is now reaping the rewards of years of development, with two million tourists expected to visit the Emirate by the end of 2014. According to recent comments by Khalid Al Midfa, Director General of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), hotel revenues are expected to increase 10% during 2014, in line with the expected 10 ...

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