Jerash Municipality to license 1,500 chalets to boost tourism

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AMMAN — According to Jerash Mayor Ahmad Al-Atoum, Jerash Municipality is planning to count the number of chalets within municipal boundaries, estimated at 1,500, and license them, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

The municipality will take steps to license the chalets after changing the building use type to mixed-use to facilitate operation and licensing procedures, he said. These new measures aim to boost the development of tourism in the municipality and extend visitors’ stays.

Atoum added that the municipality is also working in partnership with the Tourism Directorate at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to count the number of historical homes within the governorate and convert them into hotels.

The municipality is working to license 16 historical houses in Jerash as hotels to attract visitors and extend tourist stays, he said.

The historical houses have a “traditional feel” that reflects a different time period in the city’s history, Atoum said.

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