Celebrations for Jordan Tourism Board as month-long Jordan Food Festival & Photo Exhibition kicks off

Come, tantalize your taste buds with the Flavours of Jordan and soak in the stunning photos of this ancient civilization!

The Jordan Tourism Board in association with Zerzura is holding a month-long Jordan Food Festival and Photo Exhibition in Zerzura, Qutub Hotel, Qutub Institutional Area, New Delhi. The food festival and photo exhibition will continue from June 3 to July 2, 2016. To kick-start the month-long festivities, a grand launch event was held at Zezura recently.

The chief guest for the evening was the Jordanian Ambassador to India, His Excellency Hassan Mahmoud Mohammad Al Jawarneh and the guest of honour for the evening was the former Indian Ambassador to Jordan Mr. Anil Trigunayat. H.E. Hassan Al Jawarneh said, “It is indeed a pleasure for me to be here to promote tourism from India to Jordan and we hope the friendship and tourism between both countries continues to thrive.”

“Jordan is truly a special country – it grows on you; its people, the food, the culture is so special that one wants to keep going back,” said Anil Trigunayat.

Amit Kishore, Co-Founder, Think Strawberries, felicitated the dignitaries with mementos and Ashit Taneja, Country Manager, Jordan Tourism Board also gave away tokens of appreciation to the event partners. “What truly amazes me about Jordan are the friendly people and their warmth which shines through,” said Amit Kishore.

The event was attended by eminent media personalities, business officials, journalists, bloggers and travel trade industry association heads and partners to immerse in the spirit of Jordanian culture and to savour its different flavours. The lavish menu includes a number of Jordanian delicacies such as lamb Mansaf, chicken Shawarmas, Jordanian Lamb Tagine with pine nuts, and summer vegetable tagine among others. These were complemented by appetizers such as Hummus with Olive Oil and Tatziki, Baba Ganoush served with pita lavash and Araies Lahma, the special Bedouin Pizza.

“The month long festival is aimed at harnessing the relationship between India and Jordan and to introduce it as the travel destination of choice that steeped in history, yet a modern urban city with a thriving nightlife and fantastic food and experiences,” commented Ashit Taneja.
Highlights of the festival:

  • A weekly lucky draw where winners will receive complimentary tickets to Jordan from Air Arabia when they dine at Zerzura.
  • At Zerzura, each bill generated at the Food Festival promotion can be used as voucher to avail of a 10% discount against a Jordan holiday package with SOTC.
  • The Hospitality partner of the event is Zerzura, the Airline Partner is Air Arabia and the Travel Partner is SOTC.

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