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Ajman Tourism Dept showcases emirate’s interactive digital map


A bird's eye view of Ajman city.

In line with the UAE innovates week held from Feb.21-27, 2021, Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) is showcasing an interactive digital map for the Emirate of Ajman.

It provides visitors and tourists with key information on the Emirate’s top tourist attractions, hotel establishments, cultural & sports facilities, and their directions.

Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, ATDD Director General stressed the keenness of the department to cope with the technological advancement in tourism to provide the best services to the visitors of the emirate.

“We are pleased to develop this interactive map that includes comprehensive information for the Emirate’s visitors to make their stay in Ajman an unforgettable experience. Ajman interactive digital map is a new distinction added to our record of achievements. This interactive map comes in line with our efforts to add new services that will enhance the Emirate’s position as a leading tourist destination, and also falls in line with Ajman 2021 vision,” Al Geziry stated.

Mohammed Ali Al Bloushi, ATDD Digital Transformation and Artificial Intelligence Advisor said, “Through this map, we aim to provide the Emirate’s visitors with key information on Ajman’s prominent landmarks, on a single platform. The map also highlights the major tourist attractions in Ajman city, Masfout, and Al Manama.”

Ajman Digital Map includes the Emirate’s tourist sites, hotel establishments, restaurants, shopping malls, and parks, in addition to the government departments, universities, and other organisations. The map is updated regularly that includes attractions, new establishments, and additional information of interest to the visitors.

The map is available on the Ajman Tourism Development Department website.

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) aims to highlight the tourist attractions available in the Emirate of Ajman, and the unique offerings of the emirate to promote it as one of the prime tourist destinations in the UAE.

ATDD lays down strategic plans for promoting tourism, locally, regionally, and internationally, via hosting/participating in conferences, exhibitions, and international promotion campaigns. ATDD mainly works on developing the tourism industry in the Emirate of Ajman.

ATDD is also responsible for preparing legislations, rules, and regulations needed to organise and develop the tourism sector in the Emirate.

ATDD’s responsibilities include categorisation and supervision of touristic attractions in the Emirate to ensure that the facilities provided go in line with the international standards, and classification of hotel establishments and facilities, licensing and classification of tourism and travel agencies.

The Ajman Department of Economic Development (DED) signed earlier a cooperation agreement with the “Aafaq” Islamic Finance (Aafaq) which comes within the framework of Ajman DED’s keenness to realise its vision and mission that aims at achieving a sustainable competitive economy based on knowledge and innovation.

The agreement also confirmed the two parties’ desire to build and strengthen cooperation relations between them to effectively create a distinct partnership and create integration in common areas of work in a way that serves local and federal trends.

This comes in line with Ajman DED’s sought to achieve comprehensive and sustainable economic development in the Emirate, which is in harmony with the “Aafaq’s” approach, which is concerned with providing financing and credit solutions and supporting various economic establishments.

Abdullah Ahmed Al-Hamrani, the Director-General of the Ajman DED, said that the Department always seeks to provide support to entrepreneurs and investors, and provide an attractive and appropriate economic and investment environment for various segments of investors.

In addition, it aims to enhance cooperation between the public and private sectors, which would support entrepreneurs and investors to increase their ability to face challenges, obstacles, and risks that may affect the viability of the investment market in the Emirate, in a way that enhances investor confidence in the Emirate’s economy.

The Director-General of the Ajman DED explained that the first phase of the partnership with “Aafaq” includes financing troubled establishments and providing financial and credit support that will enable them to remain in the investment market, provided that the strategic partnership with the Company is developed to include more in-depth and comprehensive services for all sector and services provided by the Ajman DED.

For his part, CEO of “Aafaq” Islamic Finance, Rashid Mahboob Al Qubaisi, said that “Aafaq” welcomes the strategic partnership with the Department, as it is a local government authority with a strategic orientation to support economic development in the Emirate of Ajman.

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