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Sharjah Light Festival, organised by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), is highlighting the emirate’s architectural monuments and landmarks through unique visual displays across 18 separate locations.

Building on an increase in local hospitality sector revenues, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA’s) 4th Hospitality Industry Forum focused on innovation.

On November 06 – 09, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) participated in World Travel Market (WTM) exhibition for the 15th consecutive year, to emphasise Sharjah’s position on the international tourism map.

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) participated in the GITEX TECHNOLOGY WEEK in Sharjah, organised by the Sharjah eGovernment under the slogan History and Communication.

With the aim to lure in more travellers to Sharjah, The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) carried out a Gulf promotional tour, on October 01-04.

Khorfakkan is now home to The Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) new East Coast office and tourism information centre.


Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has begun to issue permits for vehicles of tour operators wishing to enter desert and natural habitat areas.

According to new figures released by Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), more than 86,000 Chinese visitors stayed in Sharjah hotels last year, compared with 53,000 during 2015, making China the emirate’s sixth largest inbound tourism market. 

Following Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) efforts to boost Chinese tourism to Sharjah, the SCTDA delegation, together with its partner Air Arabia, held a workshop in the north-western Chinese city of Urumqi.

In line with its efforts to achieve a 16 percent increase in arrivals from Europe, Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) attended World Travel Market (WTM) London to showcase its offerings.