Jordan Tourism Board kicks off 2016 with the ETAA Mega Meet

SATTE 2016 began on a high note for the Jordan tourism Board as it partnered with the Enterprising Travel Agent’s Association, (ETAA a professional association representing the retail tour operator /travel industry in India) for its Mega event in New Delhi. The evening saw the presence of retail travel agents from all across India. The special guest at the event was the Ambassador of Jordan to India H.E. Hassan Mohammad Al Jawarneh, who attended the evening with his wife and added gravitas to the evening. His Excellency spoke about the warm and cordial relationship between India and Jordan and the many facets of the long-lasting bond between the two countries.

Tourism between India and Jordan is flourishing and the intrepid Indian traveller is visiting Jordan in increasing numbers. While Jordan is known for the Rose Red ancient rock city of Petra, it offers much more to the modern Indian traveller, from the Jordan Valley, fertile and ever changing; to stunning desert canyons of Wadi Rum, to the gorgeous blue waters of the Red Sea in Aqaba to the Biblical sites and the natural wonders and therapeutic powers of the Dead Sea.*

*Ashit Taneja, Country Manager India with Jordan Tourism Board, conducted a detailed presentation to the agents and educated them on the offerings of Jordan. The evening assisted Jordan Tourism Board to connect with over 125 ETAA members who traveled from many cities.

SATTE, hailed as the region’s biggest travel trade show, was organized from 29-31 January, 2016. Jordan Tourism participated in the exhibition and was met with an overwhelming response. The exhibition held over the three day received a number of travel agents, consolidators and many trade and direct consumers as well.  The JTB staff in India conducted multiple meetings, handed out brochures and fielded inquiries about the destination at the booth.

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