Sharjah Expo plans 200-room hotel
Dubai, May 8, 2014
Sharjah Expo Centre has reached an agreement with Accor group to set up a 200-room facility, which will be the official business hotel at the exhibition site.
Annoucing this at the Arabian Travel Market, Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qassimi said the Novotel Sharjah Expo will open in the first quarter of 2017. It will have standard rooms, club floor rooms, executive suites and a business centre with workstations and a small meeting room, a large meeting/function room of around 200 sq m.
Designed to fulfil the requirements of the increasing number of visitors to the Expo Centre, the hotel will also target leisure travellers offering a location with easy access to the family leisure areas in Sharjah, he added.
Mohammed Ali Al Noman, the chairman of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), said the Novotel Sharjah Expo marked a new milestone for business and meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) tourism in the emirate of Sharjah.
“Sharjah has been working hard to establish its importance as a MICE destination and this is a solid and new cornerstone to help propel our world-class conferences and events forward,” said Noman.-TradeArabia News Service