TOURISM

Hilton Appoints Chief Customer OfficerMarch 25, 2017

Hilton (NYSE:HLT) has named Jonathan (Jon) Witter as Chief Customer Officer. In this newly created role, he will oversee the Global Brands, Marketing, Loyalty & Partnerships, IT and Strategy teams.


Witter has extensive background in these functional areas, most recently serving as President of Retail and Direct Banking at Capital One Financial Corporation. He will report"...

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Lower House approves Senate amendments to 2016 Tourism LawMarch 22, 2017

Lawmakers on Tuesday approved amendments to the 2016 Tourism Law and discussed the draft civil aviation law.

MPs approved the amendments made by the Senate on the tourism bill, which seeks to provide judicial status to the commissions with the Ministry of Tourism.

The Senate returned to the Lower House draft amendments of the 2016 Tourism"...

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Hilton hotels expands resort portfolio with new resort on shores of Jordan's Dead Sea March 21, 2017

Uniterd Arab Emirates – Hilton today announced the official opening of Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa. The opening marks the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Jordan. Strategically located at the lowest point on Earth on the eastern shores of the Dead Sea, the 285-room contemporary hotel is an exclusive resort of choice for the discerning international and local traveler.

Andreas Lackner, regional head, full service brand management, Hilton"...

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Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa wins the Best Target Gross Operating Profit Award for 2016 March 20, 2017

Fouad Abu Saif, Finance and Business Support Manager at Crowne Plaza Jordan Dead Sea Resort & Spa, part of InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), was presented with the Best Target Gross Operating Profit Award for 2016 on the sidelines of the Group’s annual Chief Financial Officers Conference, which was held at the InterContinental Doha Hotel in Qatar between 7 and 9 March, 2017.

The award underscores the efforts exerted by the Resort’s management"...

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King inaugurates PSD hotel in Aqaba March 19, 2017

His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Saturday inaugurated the Public Security Department's (PSD) hotel and chalets on Aqaba's southern beach.

During a tour of the hotel's facilities, the King was briefed on services offered to PSD personnel and their families, according to a Royal Court statement.

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King opens PSD's hotel and chalets in AqabaMarch 19, 2017

His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Saturday inaugurated Public Security Department (PSD)'s hotel and chalets on Aqaba's southern beach.

The King toured the hotel's facilities, and was briefed on services offered to PSD's personnel and their families.

PSD director, Maj. Gen. Ahmad al-Faqih said the establishment of the hotel came in accordance with royal directives to upgrade the quality of services provided to PSD's cadres, even outside the official working hours, noting that a number of such ventures will be implemented...

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We Have Cookies: DoubleTree by Hilton Embraces its Warm Cookie Welcome by Serving Up First-Ever Global CookbookMarch 16, 2017

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Jordan tourism revenues up by 16% this yearMarch 15, 2017

The Kingdom’s tourism revenues in the first two months of the year increased by 16.2 per cent to $652 million, up from $561 million in the same period last year, according to official figures released on Monday.

In February 2017, tourism revenues stood at $284.3 million, up by 21.8 per cent, when compared to $233.4 million in February last year, according to data by the ...

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Jordan: Tourism revenues rise 16% by end of February March 15, 2017

Jordan's tourism revenues have been on an upward trend since the beginning of this year, according to official figures issued on Monday by the Central Bank of Jordan, CBJ.

Petra News Agency quoted the CBJ data as showing that the Kingdom's total tourism revenues picked up 16.2 percent to US$652 million, as of the end of February, compared with $561 million for the same period last year.

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Tourism revenues rise 16pct by end of February March 14, 2017

Despite regional conditions, Jordan's tourism revenues have been on an upward trend since the beginning of this year, according to official figures issued Monday by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ).

The CBJ data showed that the Kingdom total tourism revenues picked up 16.2 per cent to $652 million, as of the end of February compared with $561 million for the same period last year.

February tourism income also rose by 21.8 per cent...

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