Sharjah, the third largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be soon getting 10 new luxury hotels. The Sharjah Government is all geared up, to put together a tourism master plan that will aide to revive some its towns and cities into major tourism spots. Investors in Sharjah have shown immense interest to develop these hotels which in turn would help Emirates to cope up with the future demand.
Shaikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) said his government wants to see balanced and healthy growth in the tourism industry.
“We want to strengthen Sharjah's position as a family and cultural destination,” he added. The Sharjah lights festival which will be taking place next year is also expected to attract lot of visitors to the Emirate. Sharjah, a sister city to Dubai is a home to the region's first budget carrier Air Arabia and with its rich cultural heritage; it has turned out to become the most sought after destination of the United Arab Emirates.