TOURISM

Holiday Inn Dead Sea resort management referred to court over October food poisoning deathsDecember 10, 2014

The Amman prosecutor general has charged the administration of the Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea of causing the death of a mother and her child in mid-October, officials and the family’s lawyer said Tuesday.


Cerine Shawar, a 28-year-old dentist, and her three-year-old son Eziddin Oweiwi died one day apart on October 15 and 16 after consuming a meal from one of the hotel’s restaurants.


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Hilton Worldwide Introduces the Franklin Hotel Chapel Hill to Curio – A Collection by HiltonDecember 2, 2014

Hilton Worldwide today welcomed The Franklin Hotel Chapel Hill to its growing global brand, Curio – A Collection by Hilton. Selected for its strong connection to the community and tradition of excellence among guests, The Franklin Hotel Chapel Hill offers travelers the local discovery and authentic travel experiences at the core of the Curio brand.


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India extends visa on arrival facility to Jordanian touristsNovember 29, 2014

The government of India decided to extend “visa-on-arrival” for Jordanian tourists visiting India as of Thursday, November 27, in line with the Asian country’s “cordial and friendly relations with Jordan”, a statement by the Indian embassy in Amman said.


Jordanian nationals visiting India on tourism for recreation, sightseeing, short duration of medical treatment, or to meet friends may apply for and get their tourist visa-on-arrival online without reporting to the embassy.


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YKK's Animation 'FASTENING DAYS' Now Playing Worldwide November 28, 2014

Directed by Emerging Japanese Anime Creator Hiroyasu Ishida

Theme Song by Techno-Pop Trio, "Perfume"

Conveying YKK Fastening's slogan, "Little Parts. Big Difference." to the world

-Spanish, French and Chinese subtitles are available-

YKK Corporation (Headquarters: Tokyo Chiyoda-ku Kanda Izumi-cho 1, “YKK”) has created a short animation titled, “FASTENING DAYS,” in an effort to enhance the recognition of the YKK® brand and YKK® fastening products.


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The UAE MoI Joins Auction to Help Children with Cancer in IrelandNovember 28, 2014

The Higher Committee for Child Protection at the Ministry of Interior participated in a charity auction in Belfast, Ireland. The event, held on the sidelines of the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and auctioning sports items, aims at helping the families of Irish children with cancer.


The most attractive items, which brought in the most money at the auction,"...

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Thailand seeks to attract more Jordanian touristsNovember 26, 2014

The potential to increase tourism exchange between Jordan and Thailand is high and more efforts are needed to promote tourist attractions in both countries, Thai officials said on Monday.


They made the remarks at the Amazing Thailand Road Show to Jordan, which was held late Monday.


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USAID scheme helps improve quality, service of tourism industryNovember 25, 2014

USAID on Monday joined the ministries of tourism and labour, the Vocational Training Corporation (VTC) and the Higher Education Accreditation Commission to mark the first successful milestone of the Pathways to Professionalism Scheme.


Recognising the critical workforce shortage in the tourism sector, USAID"...

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JCDecaux and Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority partner in an innovative initiative to promote the Emirate among a global audienceNovember 17, 2014

JCDecaux SA (Euronext Paris: DEC), the number one outdoor advertising company worldwide, announced today its collaboration with Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority for the installation of an innovative and engaging public display at Abu Dhabi International Airport, supporting the Emirate’s social media push to promote the Abu Dhabi destination.


The impressive 20-meter"...

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