The number of visitors to Al Majaz Waterfront in Sharjah, has passed the one million mark during the first half of 2012. Ahmed Obaid Al Qaseer, Chief Operating Officer at Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq), attributed the large number of visitors – which is made up of different nationalities and which cuts across all age groups – to the renewal of and diversification in activities and service facilities.
According to Al Qaseer, the number of visitors totaled 1,151,433 by end of June 2012, and included 348,000 visitors to restaurants and cafes and more than 800,000 visitors to other attractions such as play areas, sport facilities and picnic areas, among others.
Al Qaseer added that increasing interest in Al Majaz Waterfront can be attributed to its strategic location in Sharjah and wide array of leisure options and activities, thus contributing to the destination’s steady growth rate.
Al Qaseer further stressed saying: “With a solid strategy in place we are quite confident that we can reach another record number of visitors by end of the year. This can be achieved by organizing more diverse activities that target all members of the family.”