SCC members set to address SCTDA’s policy

February 22, 2024 / 5:53 PM
During the SCC meeting
Sharjah 24: The members of the Sharjah Consultative (SCC) held a meeting at the council’s headquarters during which they focused on preparing questions and formulating inquiries for the next session dedicated to the policies and performance of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA).
The meeting was attended by Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Sharjah Consultative Council, Halima Al Owais, Vice Chairman of the Council, and the Chairman and members of the Financial, Economic and Industrial Affairs Committee, along with a number of male and female members of the Council, and Ahmed Saeed Al Jarwan, Secretary General of the Council, who all submitted requests to discuss SCTDA policy. The meeting’s attendees discussed topics proposed for discussion, and presented members’ inquiries and comments, with the aim of enhancing the Authority’s services and programmes in the sectors concerned with tourism.

During the meeting, views were exchanged and a comprehensive analysis of the most important issues related to the advancement of the commercial and tourism sectors in the emirate, with the aim of determining the points that should be focused on during the next session to achieve future development and developmental goals in this growing and prosperous sector.

The members then asked a number of questions that they would like to ask, with the aim of highlighting the tourism character that characterises Sharjah and the services available in the emirate that attract international tourism.

A number of discussion topics and trends in the tourism sector were also examined by identifying the main topics that enhance tourism growth, such as developing tourism infrastructure, enhancing tourism marketing, developing tourism services, and enhancing diversity in tourism offers. By identifying these axes, the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority can determine priorities and coordinate efforts to achieve the specified goals, contributing to strengthening the emirate’s position as a distinct and diverse tourist destination.

The SCC members also highlighted the importance of the SCTDA’s roles in attracting tourists from various international countries and introducing the competitiveness of the Emirate of Sharjah, in addition to their awareness of applying standards for classifying hotel establishments and future plans to increase the number of hotels and hotel apartments, in addition to continuous evaluation in terms of access to the opinions of visitors and tourists and interaction. 
February 22, 2024 / 5:53 PM

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