InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has renewed management agreements with the Social Security Investment Fund (SSIF) for the Crowne Plaza Amman, Crowne Plaza Resort & Spa Dead Sea and Holiday Inn Resort Dead Sea for the next 10 years.
The agreements were signed by CEO, SSIF, Kholoud Saqqaf and chief operating officer – India, Middle East and Africa, IHG, Pascal Gauvin.
Gauvin stated: “We are honoured and extremely happy to be renewing our crucial and successful partnership with the Fund. As we join hands for another ten-year term, we must feel proud of the results achieved together in terms of boosting the local economy, the tourism industry and most importantly in raising the percentage of Jordanian employees to 95 per cent in the hotels owned by the Fund.”
SSIF invests directly in the tourism sector through owning a number of four- and five-star hotels that are managed by IHG, which create around 1400 jobs for local residents.