There is good news coming for travel enthusiasts from Jordan as the country was recently declared destination by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, Jordan. Thanks to Jordan’s health safety protocols, the country was awarded with Safe Travel Stamp by the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC).
The Ministry stated in a statement that WTTC approved the Ministry’s health safety measures, which were also documented and distributed to all tourism sectors and facilities. The Ministry also ensured the proper application of these measures, in addition to training the sectors’ employees on how to abide by them through inspection visits by the Ministry’s monitoring and inspection teams along with other concerned entities.
Her Excellency, the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Majd Shweikeh, expressed her satisfaction at Jordan being awarded the “Safe Travels Stamp” by WTTC, a step that recognizes the country’s efforts for dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic and thus enabling it to offer Safe Travel and Tourism.
In return, Her Excellency thanked the President and CEO of WTTC for their tremendous efforts in championing the initiatives of safety and security of tourism sector.
Her Excellency explained that the Ministry’s health and safety protocols related to all tourist establishments such as hotels, restaurants, airports, transport, tour guides, camp sites, diving centers etc. were provided to the WTTC and were found to be compatible with those espoused by the WTTC, hence the awarding of the “Safe Travel Stamp” to Jordan.