Jordan present at religious tourism workshop in Portugal

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AMMAN — A Jordanian delegation representing Jordan Tourism Board, the Baptism Site Authority, and the Catholic Center for Studies and Media, took part in the International Workshops on Religious Tourism, which took place in the city of Fatima, Portugal, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

A board statement said a session was dedicated for Jordan, facilitated by the President of the Catholic Center and Member of the Board, Father Rifaat Bader.

Bader said that Jordan’s accreditation as a guest of this World Workshops for Religious Tourism in its 10th session, demonstrates the efforts of the Ministry of Tourism, the Jordan Tourism Board and the Baptism Site Authority in cooperation with local churches that form a linking point between East and West Christians.

Head of the Religious Tourism Department of the board Amer Al-Tawal emphasized the importance of visiting Jordan’s holy land.

The presentation touched upon several themes, including the preparation of visitors and tourist experiences, including the Christian pilgrimage route “Eitheria” and the route of John the Baptist, the patron saint of the church in Jordan.

Tawal invited the participants to visit Jordan and live a unique experience, a homogeneous mixture of tourist experiences mixed with the authentic Jordanian spirit of its people with its churches and mosques.

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