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MENAFN - Khaleej Times - 06/01/2014
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(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Sharjah Tourism recently launched the first interactive map of the emirate, offering residents and visitors a smart, convenient and interactive way to visit and know Sharjah.

The map was launched on the Web and as an application on smartphones.

Khalid Jasim Al Midfa, director-general of the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) has said that the authority is keen to upgrade and develop all its services in keeping with the directives of the Sharjah Government and UAE Government on the optimum utilisation of smart e-governance services and information in the emirate.

In this respect, he said, the SCTDA is working on a number of pilot projects in the IT field to develop and improve customer service solutions to effectively promote Sharjah and its tourism sector.

The interactive map (www.sharjahtourism.ae/map) highlights all the major tourist attractions, historical sites and business centres across all its major cities: Sharjah, Khorfakkan, Kalba and Dibba Al Hisn. The landmarks in these cities have been classified into various categories such as cultural, tourism, and recreational.


Al Midfa said that the new map is part of the authority's policy and efforts to enforce and boost smart, e-governance solutions in all areas and activities of the tourism sector in the Emirate. A new, smart Sharjah Tourism portal, Sharjah Interactive Touchscreens, Discover Sharjah, Sharjah Tourism Mobile app, Sharjah hotel statistic system and Sharjah event ticketing system are part of these new initiatives.

He added that the use of the latest technology such as smartphones and smart electronic devices both in Arabic and English, with the possibility of involvement of private institutions and companies to include specific information in their application for a small fee will make a huge difference. There are also plans to include all government and private institutions in the Emirate in the Sharjah Interactive Map.

The authority also launched the Sharjah Hotel Statistics System which helps all hotel establishments in the Emirate to record and maintain customer statistics. This helps the authority monitor the industry and quickly process, analyse and release tourism statistics and data from time to time.


 


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