JTB director, Ukrainian delegation explore joint tourism opportunities

Director General of the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB), Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat, met with a number of agents of the Ukrainian tourism offices, in the presence of the Ukrainian ambassador to Jordan, Myroslava Shcherbatyuk.


In a JTB press statement issued on Wednesday, Arabiyat briefed the delegation on the Kingdom’s tourism sector, indicating the importance of Ukrainian tourists flocking Jordan.


The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the JTB are aware of the importance of relations in the tourism field, and their role in increasing tourism promotion for all tourist sites countrywide, showcase religious and archaeological treasures and the Kingdom’s “unique” tourism product, according to Arabiyat.


Noting future steps to ptomote the sector, Arabiyat pointed to plans to provide incentives for low-cost aviation for Ukrainian tourism to the Kingdom through King Hussein International Airport in Aqaba, once global health conditions improve and health protocols are approved by the concerned authorities.


Continuing: ” The JTB is looking forward for increasing tourism cooperation and tourist groups from Ukraine to the Kingdom.”


The Ukrainian side, in turn, praised the precautionary and preventive measures, and the health safety procedures taken by the Kingdom during their visit to the tourist sites to ensure the health safety of tourists and workers in the tourism sector, with the expected resumption of inbound tourism to the Kingdom soon.


The Ukrainian side, moreover, stressed the importance of activating charter flights for the Kingdom in the near future, in accordance with health protocols.


Source: Jordan News Agency

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