Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project

“Sources of Financing for Jordan’s Tourism Sector” Guidebook updated for 2020

16 Feb 2020

USAID BEST has updated and published its “Sources of Financing for Jordan’s Tourism Sector” guide for 2020. The updated guidebook includes new additional lending products available to tourism, some of which are tourism specific established in partnership with USAID BEST partner banks.

Published since 2016, the Arabic-language guidebook provides detailed information on financing options for tourism and was published in consultation with USAID BEST partner banks and stakeholders.

USAID BEST has shared the guidebook with key partners and stakeholders like MoTA, JIC and PDTRA for further dissemination on partner web sites and social media platforms, to help guide tourism investors on ways and options to access finance to establish or grow their tourism ventures. 

The guide and comes as part of USAID BEST’s extensive support to tourism enterprises, to help them develop sound business plans to apply for lending facilities. In publishing and maintaining the guide, prospective borrowers are better informed and aware of the existing options and conditions to finance their projects, bridge the gap between investors and financing entities, and increase access to finance for tourism enterprises.