Tag: Aqaba

Aqaba Container Terminal (Act) CEO Jeppe Jensen

ACT’s Jeppe Jensen: Harboring Ambitions

Aqaba Container Terminal’s CEO says his company is working hard to support Jordan’s industries and develop Aqaba into the most sustainable gateway into the Levant. By Venture Staff Over the past decade ACT has grown to become a state-of-the-art mainliner…

Tala Bay

New parent-child activities at Mövenpick Tala Bay

‘Famolympics’, treasure hunts and cooking classes among new parent-child activities at Mövenpick Resort & Spa Tala Bay Aqaba. New activities for parents and children give families quality time, while taking fun a notch higher at Jordan’s friendly family resort. Mövenpick Resort…

APC 2015 Net Profits Surge 31 Percent

Arab Potash Company (APC) said its 2015 net profits rose 31 percent year-on-year to around JD131 million, while it also achieved a record production volume of 2.355 million tons over the same period. In a statement, APC’s chairman Jamal al…

Mövenpick Aqaba

Mövenpick Aqaba Introduces Private Beach Dinner

The Mövenpick Aqaba hotel, Mövenpick Resort & Residences Aqaba, is introducing a Private Dinner on the Beach for two during “The Month of Love” and Valentines Day. Mövenpick Aqaba invites guests to spend The Month of Love – and Valentine’s Day…

Aqaba Rising: PBI Aqaba- The Industrial Ingredient

Aqaba’s future doesn’t just lie in luxury lifestyle projects. Companies like PBI Aqaba are fast molding the Red Sea port into a major center for manufacturing, logistics, and storage services. Aqaba’s glamorous leisure and tourism projects are naturally more adept…

Aqaba Rising

This month, Venture presents a snapshot of the work underway to realize Aqaba’s ambitions of becoming a major hub for everything from tourism and manufacturing, to logistics and cargo support. With its strategic location, state-of-the-art port, kilometers of sandy beaches,…

"soap for hope"

DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba Launches the “Soap for Hope” Initiative

DoubleTree by Hilton Aqaba recently launched “Soap for Hope”, an initiative to recover, recycle and donate used bar soaps to the local community. “Soap for Hope” is an initiative of Sealed Air/Diversey Care, one of the hotel’s strategic soap suppliers,…

Time to Build

Jordan has signed multimillion dollar funding deals for a wide array of new infrastructure projects. But not everyone is happy about who gets to build them. Jordan has inked more than $600 million worth of funding agreements in recent months,…

Tractebel Marks 10 years in Jordan

Marc Lepièce, general manager of the power and gas division of global engineering consultancy Tractebel, said his company is proud of its 10-year cooperation with Jordan crowned by the construction of the country’s gas transmission network. Now Brussels-based Tractebel is…

Jordan Starts Offering Unified Tourist Site Ticket

In a move designed to boost visitor numbers to Jordan, the Ministry of Tourism has begun offering tourists the chance to buy a single ticket that gives them access to most of the Kingdom’s major archaeologist sites and museums. The…