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Following ‘par excellence year’, Petra looks forward to increased investments in 2020

18 Jan 2020

The Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) is working to enhance the city’s infrastructure and facilitate investment processes to attract investors and tourists, the authority said on Thursday.

One of the sectors most vital to investments and tourism in Petra, some 220 kilometres south of Amman, is the hospitality sector. During the coming three years, hotel investments in Petra are anticipated to create jobs for around 350 to 400 people each year, Commissioner of Financial, Administrative, and Investment Affairs at PDTRA Khalil Abu Hamour told The Jordan Times.

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