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Al Manara Hotel, Westin Saraya Aqaba Hotel sign MoU with USAID

By JT - Mar 07,2017 - Last updated at Mar 07,2017

AMMAN — Al Manara Hotel and the Westin Saraya Aqaba Hotel have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Under the MoU, the two hotels will work to strengthen the country’s tourism facilities and services, improve the management and promotion of tourism sites, boost marketing efforts and encourage the tourism sector.

Both hotels will offer more than 500 new rooms and suites in Aqaba and will introduce over 10 new food & beverage outlets and a wide range of leisure facilities.

In remarks, Ibrahim Osata, chief of party of USAID Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism, said: “We, at the Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project, aim to develop the local economy in an efficient and sustainable way by focusing on developing youth energies.

We hope that this fruitful cooperation with Starwood Aqaba Hotels will help in improving the tourism and economic sectors.

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