Sheikh Saud bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Director of Sharjah Digital Office and Chairman of the Higher Committee of the Sharjah Government Pavilion at GITEX 2023, toured various pavilions participating in the exhibition to explore the latest innovative technologies offered by government entities across the UAE.
Experts and decision-makers, including Abdulla bin Touq Al Marri, UAE Minister of Economy, will deliberate on the role of technologies in the development and sustainability of the tourism sector at Sharjah International Travel and Tourism Forum (SITTF) 2022, which kicks off on Thursday under the theme ‘Building a Resilient Future for Tourism.’ at Expo Centre Sharjah.
Sharjah Tourism and Commerce Development Authority (SCTDA) will organised a high-level delegation highlighting the emirate’s latest destinations and world-class events part of SCTDA’s World Travel Market 2022 showcase at the World Travel Market London running from November 7 to 9.
The non-stop six-hour flight to Vienna from Sharjah, will operate four times a week, on Sundays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, and will be expanded to daily flight service as of mid-December.
Tourist guides play a crucial role in promoting tourism and forming of tourists’ perception, both positive and negative, of a tourism destination as they are the first and last point of contact between a destination and visitors, said Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qassimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority.
The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority has successfully conducted its fifth professional Tourist Guide Training and Licensing Program for tourist guides and aspiring tourism professionals.
18% rise in visitor numbers in July, 25% increase in hotel room nights, more than 90 000 people visited Sharjah during Ramada and Eid Break.