Sahara Centre wins Sharjah Tourism Excellence Award for second consecutive year
Named this year for offering the ‘Best Shopping Experience’
Sharjah, May 12th, 2011: Sahara Centre - the leading family shopping destination in the UAE – last 27th April won the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Award for the second consecutive year, this time for offering the ‘Best Shopping Experience.’ Last year, Sahara Centre was conferred the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Award as the ‘Best Shopping Mall.’
Mr Akram Ammar, General Manager of Sahara Centre, receives the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Award from Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, SCTDA Chairman
Held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Tourism Excellence Awards were handed over by the Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority [SCTDA] at a glittering ceremony held at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce & Industry premises. Mr Akram Ammar, General Manager of Sahara Centre, received the award from Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, SCTDA Chairman.
The Best Shopping Experience Award recognizes shopping establishments which provide customers with memorable shopping experience through their services, facilities, products and environment, thus promoting Sharjah as a great family destination.
“We are extremely thrilled to receive this prestigious recognition from SCTDA for the second year running. Sahara Centre aims to play a pivotal role in boosting the local and regional appeal of Sharjah and revolutionize the retail and entertainment avenues on offer in the Emirate. Our mandate has always centered on offering the very best shopping experience to our customers, and thus contribute to the economy and tourism potential of Sharjah. We are confident that this award will help our resolve to move ahead aggressively on our growth path,” said Mr Ammar.
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About Sahara Centre:
Sahara Centre opened in February 2002, becoming Sharjah's leading mall. In addition to its wealth of first-class retail outlets, Sahara features the 70,000 square foot Adventureland, a dynamic children's play zone housing 20 thrilling rides, including the UAE's first indoor roller coaster, a multi-level train and water flume ride; Grand Sahara Cinemas, equipped with state-of-the-art screens for the latest movies in town and a multicultural food court featuring 42 outlets and an intriguing array of international cuisines. The mall is strategically located on the Dubai-Sharjah Highway.
The Sahara Centre is open from 10 am to 10 pm on weekdays and from 10 am until 11 pm on weekends.