The agreement marks the debut of the operator’s Autograph Collection in Sharjah
The Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed a franchise agreement with Marriott International for the opening of two hospitality projects on the emirate’s East Coast.
The signing by Shurooq’s Sharjah Collection & Hotels Management, will welcome the first Marriott Autograph Collection properties to Sharjah
Two of Shurooq’s new hospitality projects in Kalba and Khorfakkan under Sharjah Collection & Hotels Management will operate under the Autograph Collection brand. The 75-room Khorfakkan Hotel will be developed opposite the Khorfakkan Port and cater to the needs of families and adventurers.
Meanwhile, Kalba Hotel will be on Sharjah’s eastern coast, adjacent to the Kalba waterfront project and opposite the Kalba flag square. The location is close to some of the region’s most renowned diving sites and will feature 80 rooms, two restaurants, a gym, spa, swimming pool, and meeting facilities.
After signing the agreement with Marriott International chief operating officer, Middle East Sandeep Walia, Shurooq executive chairman Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal stated: “The new franchise agreement ties in with Shurooq’s vision to foster strategic global partnerships with reputed bespoke brands to add value to the world-class personalised service and care offered throughout Shurooq’s destinations.
“Joining the exclusive fold of Marriott’s Autograph Collection brings us closer to our long-term goal of empowering Sharjah’s diversified economy and cementing its position as a magnet for global brands.”
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