In a statement released today, the Ministry said that the WTTC had validated its health safety procedures, which were also documented and provided to all institutions and sectors of the tourism industry. Through inspection visits by the Ministry's monitoring and inspection teams as well as other involved organisations, the Ministry further assured the appropriate use of these measures in addition to instructing the employees of the sectors on how to adhere to them. The statement added that during a conference call on July 1 between the Minister and the President & CEO of WTTC, Gloria Guevara, Her Excellency Majd Shweikeh, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, informed Majd Shweikeh of the Council's decision to give Jordan the "Safe Travels Stamp." congratulating both her and Jordan for this achievement.
Her Excellency, the Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Majd Shweikeh, expressed her satisfaction at Jordan being awarded the “Safe Travels Stamp” by WTTC, a step that recognizes the country’s efforts for dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic and thus enabling it to offer Safe Travel & Tourism.
In return, Her Excellency thanked the President and CEO of WTTC for their tremendous efforts in championing the initiatives of safety and security of the tourism sector.
The Ministry had additionally declared that the decision made today by WTTC to grant Jordan the "Safe Travels Stamp" reflected Jordan's commitment to resume safe travel and tourism, which is supported by a thorough array of health safety measures.
Her Excellency went on to say that the WTTC's decision to grant Jordan the "Safe Travels Stamp" was greatly influenced by the series of procedures the government of Jordan used to address the coronavirus pandemic, particularly those related to the tourism industry through the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.