The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has unveiled that Mantis Collection will be managing all hospitality facilities under Shurooq’s Sharjah Collection brand. The joint venture was officiated and announced at the 38th World Travel Market London that was held in the UK from 6 to 8 November.
Shurooq is an independent government organisation that facilitates partnerships and connects investors with relevant opportunities. Established in 2009, Shurooq strives to encourage investment in Sharjah by adopting the best international standards in providing quality services that help attract investors from both the region and the world.
The selection of Mantis Collection by Shurooq came due to their expertise and experience in delivering and managing sustainable, boutique hospitality facilities worldwide. They were an obvious choice due to the similarity in the nature and scale of projects that Shurooq is building under the Sharjah Collection. The quality of hospitality options in Sharjah is expected to take a quantum leap forward with the Sharjah Collection.
The first phase of the Sharjah Collection’s portfolio of projects comprises four key developments; the Kingfisher Lodge in Kalba as part of the Kalba Eco-tourism project, Al Badayer Oasis Lodge at the Al Badayer desert, Bait Khalid bin Ibrahim at the Heart of Sharjah and the Fossil Rock Lodge at the Mleiha Archaeological and Eco-tourism project.
Shurooq launched the Sharjah Collection, the first local luxury hospitality brand at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM) 2017, as part of its ongoing strategy to promote the emirate as one of the region’s leading tourist destinations. The main focus of Sharjah Collection with its lodge- and B&B-style properties being developed in Sharjah’s eco-tourism and heritage sites will be to afford its guests unique and distinguished living experiences accented with an authentic taste of Arabian hospitality.
Sasha Ella, Group Marketing Manager of Mantis Collection is representing Sharjah Collection at the World Travel Market London 2017 which is running from 6-8 November. This is a stage where numerous major products and solutions are showcased, and a meeting place for experts in the travel and tourism sector in the Middle East. It enhances the region’s share of the global travel market, which is worth billions of dollars at the international level.