General Travel News

SCTDA Begins European Road Show

The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has embarked on a road show through three European countries in order to attract more European tourists to Sharjah. SCTDA will cooperate with Air Arabia and other representatives of the emirates tourism sector to organize the road show, which will promote Sharjah tourist attractions in Turkey, Bulgaria, and the Greek capital of Athens between February 14th to February 21st.   The road show delegation includes representatives from the Radisson Blue Resort, Golden Tulip Sharjah Hotel, and Sharjah International Airport Authority.

Director General of the SCTDA, Mohammad A.  Al No’man, said that these kinds of shows are important given the challenges facing the global tourism sector, and changes resulting from the effects of the global economic crisis.  Al No’man said SCTDA will ensure Sharjah has a leading position on the regional and global tourism map “by increasing the marketing and promotional activities for the emirate, with particular focus on its unique blend of past and present”
 

More General Travel News
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 27 April 2019
Agoda partners with Saudi Ministry of Hajj to try to attract 30 million pilgrims
UAE carriers join hands to celebrate the legacy of Sheikh Zayed on 47th National Day
Latest Travel News
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 Ma...
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 2...
Agoda partners with Saudi Ministry of ...
Featured Sights To See
Mulee Aage

Mulee Aage

Maldives, Maldives

The Mulee Aage was built by Sultan Shamsuddeen III for his son prior to the First World War. The house became government property when the sultan and his son were expelled in 1936. Mulee Aage was renamed the Presidential Palace in 1986 and was renovated to hold official events and to accommodate visiting Heads of States and other foreign dignitaries. However, in 1994, President Maumoon Abdul Gayoo...

Tsing Ma Bridge

Tsing Ma Bridge

Hong Kong, China

Tsing Ma Bridge is the seventh largest suspension bridge in the world. It carries road and rail traffic in two decks and is the largest of this type. It is an architectural wonder and a must see.  ...

The Oslo Cathedral

The Oslo Cathedral

Oslo, Norway

The Oslo Cathedral is located near KarlJohans gate in Stortorvet Square. This beautiful building has been rebuilt several times, and currently serves as the main church for the Oslo bishopric. The Royal Family uses the cathedral for large events, like funerals and weddings. The organ within is impressive, with the view of Oslo from the steeple even more grand. There are several bazaars in the pavi...

Kew Gardens

Kew Gardens

London, United Kingdom

The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew date back to the seventeenth century.  They are the grounds of Kew Palace, and were nationalized in 1840.  The gardens cover more than 300 acres.  In addition, there are several glasshouses filled with exotic fauna.  In 2003 they were named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.  The gardens are huge, so plan out what you want to see ahead of t...