The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) is well prepared to participate in the World Travel Market (WTM 2014), which will take place at Excel Exhibition Centre in London from 3-6 November.
Shurooq’s Participation in the event, under the umbrella of Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA), is in line with the Authority’s ambitious strategy to promote Sharjah as a leading investment and tourist destination in the region and the world.
Shurooq, represented by a high-profile delegation, will make use of the four-day B2B event to promote the Emirate’s burgeoning tourism sector and meet and network with key players and business leaders in the global travel and tourism industry.
The delegation, headed by Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, COO of Shurooq, will include Sultan Mohamed Shattaf, Al Qasba Manager, and Mohamed Jassim Al Sarkal, Shurooq Marketing Executive.
Commenting on Shurooq’s participation in WTM 2014, Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer said, "As travel and leisure have been identified as a very important area of focus in Shurooq’s overall strategy, the World Travel Market, is a must attend business-to-business event for us. It brings together travel professionals from a diverse variety of destinations and industry sectors from across the world, which provides us a unique opportunity to meet, network, negotiate, and conduct business with the most important agencies, corporations, and entities in this sector on a global level." "WTM is an ideal platform for Shurooq to showcase its rich portfolio of tourism projects, such as, The Heart of Sharjah, Al Majaz Waterfront, Al Qasba, Al Montazah Amusement and Water Park, Al Bait Hotel and many more. Our participation is also aimed at promoting new investment opportunities related to the tourism and travel sector in Sharjah, introducing the emirate as an attractive tourism and investment destination, as well as at strengthening economic cooperation with participating delegations from all over the world while promoting growth opportunities available in the Emirate. We will, also, discuss investment opportunities with our counterparts in London," Al Qaseer clarified.