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JITOA realize the importance of standing all together for sustaining the unified voice of the industry, and one of the main pillars that we work on is advocacy with the government on the issues that impact the industry.

Being the only tourism business association for the inbound tourism industry in Jordan, JITOA devotes its efforts in involving its members in the major tourist products through introducing them to new products and opportunities in the sector, to further develop the scope of services they offer to their clients.

JITOA works closely with its members and in cooperation with major tourism stakeholders to look into the needs of the industry and help develop current products and further expand new projects and initiative in support of the sector as a whole.

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  • RESTRICTED AND NON-RESTRICTED NATIONALITIES

This came in cooperation with the government to unveil several measures to target emerging tourist markets in order to mitigate the impact of the global downturn in the sector. JITOA works with the members and the industry to invest in those important markets. Learn More

  • PETRA NEW SERVICE TICKET

JITOA and the Jordan Society for Tourism and Travel Agents worked together in advocating for a better implementation of this new service ticket with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority. The new Petra service ticket was activated in 2010. JITOA actively works to enhance the implementation of the service ticket by tackling with the emerging issues and complains they may face with their tourist groups and FITs to ensure the best tourist experience in Petra. Learn More

  • THE BORDER ENTRIES PROCEDURES

JITOA members Tour Operators were struggling from no allowance to operate one day trips to neighboring countries; such as to Jerusalem. JITOA is working along with the Tourist Police to facilitate the procedures for border entries.JITOA is still in contact with concerned parties to set final regulations on this issue. Learn More

  • NON-LICENSED COMPANIES

JITOA seek to assure and guarantee the quality of services offered to the tourists via local Tour Operators and their work practices to help maintain the image of Jordan as a unique tourism destination. JITOA will give more attention to discuss this issue with the Ministry to reach a final resolution in this concern. Learn More


Annual Advocacy Plan

JITOA sets an effective strategic plan on the recent advocacy issues that is needed to be showcased and discussed with the government and the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities, in the aim of creating a better business environment for the Jordan tourism industry.

Urgent Issues

JITOA focus on timely and effective communication on the issues that affects its members business and works on being the major reference to the inbound tourism sector in covering urgent issues and concerns, to assure that our members are always up-to-date on anything they need.

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JITOA is distinguished by the diversity of its membership and its high capacity which includes different segments of the tourism sector and covers 68 offices/branches with around 5000 employees.

JITOA works on expanding its membership base through broadening its scope of activities and initiatives to cover all business suppliers which contributes to the international positioning of Jordan as a vital touristic destination. Lear More

Did You KNOW

JITOA actively lobby for sector advocacy issues to provide a better business environment, while we helped in the negotiations process with the Tourism Ministry and governmental officials to exempt sales tax fees on travel packages to Jordan.

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