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Annab meets hotel association over boosting sector

By JT - Jul 08,2018 - Last updated at Jul 08,2018

AMMAN — Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lina Annab on Saturday met with the Jordan Hotel Association's president and its members to discuss means of boosting the tourism sector, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

In the presence of officials from the ministry and the Jordan Tourism Board, Annab called for a comprehensive study on the hotel sector in Jordan to improve its services, meet the tourists' needs and encourage businessmen to invest in the sector.

She commended the association's "essential role" in enhancing the hotel services, stressing that it is a "joint duty" for both institutions and expressing the ministry's readiness to share expertise in this regard.

Also on Saturday, Annab met with the Jordanian Association for Traditional Crafts and Industries to discuss issues and challenges facing the antiquities sector.

She stressed the necessity to improve the sector and regulate its work through mentoring its prices and costs, which are "highly important" for tourists, calling for supporting craftsmen, especially in rural areas, in order to utilise their skills in showcasing the national products and reviving Jordan's heritage. 

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