Transportation From/To Conference Venue
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
If you are staying in a Hotel other than the Holiday International, then
you need to arrange your own transportation (i.e., by Taxi). Taxis between
Hotels 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
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
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.