Hosting the event puts a stamp of confidence on the country and sends a clear message that the destination is relatively safe compared to competitors, it has been argued.
With over 200 rooms the hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of Sharjah, providing easy access to prominent sites in the city including Bank Street for business and major leisure destination Al Majaz Waterfront.
Patrick Moukarzel, general manager of Al Bait hotel in Sharjah, tells Breaking Travel News about the property, its location in the heart of the local souk, and what it brings to the hospitality sector in this fast-emerging destination.
The Sharjah Investment & Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed a management agreement with Emaar Hospitality Group to operate a lifestyle boutique hotel in the heart of Al Qasba, one of the most popular lifestyle and leisure destinations in the emirate.
Arada, a joint venture between KBW Investments and Basma Group, has signed a management agreement with Emaar Hospitality Group.
Barceló Hotel Group has expanded into the UAE with Barceló Residences Dubai Marina and Occidental Sharjah Grand Hotel. The United Arab Emirates is renowned for the grand luxury hotels and therefore serves as the perfect destination for the group’s expansion.
Minor Hotels has signed a management agreement with Basma Group and Arada for a new Anantara resort in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
Al Bait Sharjah, the new luxury resort to be managed by General Hotel Management, is set to raise the bar for luxury hotel accommodation in the United Arab Emirates’ cultural city while adding interest and vibrancy to the historic inner-city precinct in which it is situated, when it opens at the end of this year.
Sharjah made a strong and successful debut at the COTTM Beijing (Chinese Outbound Travel and Tourism Marketing) exhibition held in the Chinese capital from April 9 to 11, 2014, with the Emirate reaching out to the massive Chinese tourism market and leaders of the industry in the region.