Tourism Ministry warns, fines 27 tourist businesses for flouting preventive protocols

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AMMAN — During the first half of August, Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities inspection teams warned and fined 27 tourist facilities, including restaurants and a hotels, for failing to adhere to public health and safety measures, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

In a press statement on Sunday, the ministry said its monitoring committees carried out 652 inspection tours of tourist businesses nationwide, and identified offending 68 facilities, noting that 505 others have committed to coronavirus protocols.

The ministry called on tourist businesses to abide by defense orders to maintain physical distancing, wear face masks, provide shishas in outside spaces, and adhere to protocols issued by the Ministry of Labor on preventive measures at arghileh cafes, Petra reported.

The monitoring teams intensified their tours, especially on arghileh cafes, and took the legal action against violators for failing to abide by all the government preventive protocols, the statement added.

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