Aqaba expecting 150,000 visitors for Eid Al-Fitr holidays

ASEZA commissioner forecasts 95% hotel occupancy in port city

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AMMAN — The port city of Aqaba is expecting around 150,000 visitors over the Eid al-Fitr holidays, according to Deputy Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Hamza Hajj Hassan.اضافة اعلان

Hotel occupancy rates may exceed the 95-percent mark for all hotel star levels in Aqaba over the long weekend, Hajj Hassan told Al-Mamlaka TV.

Emergency work planASEZA, in coordination with all agencies, is ready to receive all visitors during Eid Al-Fitr, he said. The authority has installed emergency work plan to ensure the safety and security of all incoming visitors and maintain the level of services in Aqaba.

Skating festivalMeanwhile, a skating festival in the port city, which was suspended 20 years ago, has been reinstated.

It will begin on Friday and feature performances by Jordanian teams over the course of three days, morning, afternoon, and night.

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