Transportation to and back from the conference venue will be provided by the Holiday International Hotel ONLY for delegates who stay at the Hotel. Delegates are reminded to take this matter into consideration when they finalize their booking arrangements. The buses will leave the Holiday International at 8: 15 AM sharp so please be ready and available at the lobby before 8:15 AM.
If you are staying in another hotel, then you need to arrange your own transportation (i.e., by Taxi). Taxis between the city and the University cost about 30-40 UAE Dirhams one way (approx. US $10). Please check with your hotel if they can assist you in this regard.
THERE WILL BE SIGNS LEADING DRIVERS TO THE CONFERENCE VENUE AS YOU ENTER THE UNIVERSITY CITY AREA.
Air Travel to the UAE
The closest airports are Sharjah International Airport and Dubai Airport. The local airline carriers are: Air Arabia, which operates out of Sharjah Airport and Emirates Airlines, which operates out of Dubai Airport. Dubai Airport is a truly international one with a large choice of international airlines flying to Dubai. Sharjah airport is used by many regional airlines and some international ones. Please finalize your travel details through your travel agent.
Transportation from Airport to Hotel
If you are planning to come through Dubai International Airport, then you will need to take a taxi to your hotel in Sharjah. The trip takes about 20 to 30 minutes and costs about 100 Dirhams (AED) (US $30 approx.).
If you come through Sharjah International Airport, the Taxi fare will be about 30-40 Dirhams (US $15 approx.).
Please note that the hotel may provide transportation to some points of interest and shopping centers in Sharjah and Dubai.