Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project

Jordan Trail Association to receive world tourism award

20 Oct 2018

AMMAN — The 2018 World Tourism Awards will be presented to the Jordan Trail Association, alongside two other winners on November 5, as part of the opening day of World Travel Market London, according to a statement by World Tourism Awards. 

The 2018 honorees are being recognised for "outstanding initiatives" related to the travel and tourism industry and for "fostering sustainable tourism and developing programmes that give back to local communities".

The Jordan Trail Association, a Jordanian non-profit NGO founded in 2015, will be rewarded in recognition of its commitment to developing, maintaining and promoting the Jordan Trail as a platform for socioeconomic development for the 52 villages along the trail, with an impact of $6 million to-date, the statement said.

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