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Sharjah posted 11% Tourist Increase in 2012

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Sharjah – “ASWAQ”

Sharjah Commerce and Tourism Development Authority, or SCTDA, released the tourism statistics for year 2012 on the sidelines of the ITB Berlin on Saturday citing tremendous and continuous growth of Sharjah’s tourism sector.
More than 1,739,240 tourists visited the Emirate in 2012 registering a remarkable 11 per cent growth over previous year’s figure of 1,562,869, according to the annual statistics report released at the high-profile International Tourism and Travel Convention in the German capital.

Year 2012 also had a remarkable increase in overall hotel occupancy, touching 2,045,690 room nights which included 1,215,636 hotel room nights and 830,054 hotel apartment room nights, showing an increase of 13 per cent from previous year (2011),

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