Akel Beltaji, is considered a Giant in the Travel and Tourism Industry, Mr. Akel Beltaji from Jordan passed today after his battle with COVID-19. Mr. Beltaji was 80 years old, born in Gaza in February 1941
Mr. Baltaji was appointed by the Jordanian government as mayor of the Greater Amman Municipality from September 2013 and served until August 2017. He has occupied several positions over the course of his life, in Royal Jordanian Airlines and most famously as Minister of Tourism and tourism adviser to King Abdullah II and as chief of Aqaba’s city council. From 2002 to 2004 he was the first Chief Commissioner of the newly-created Aqaba Special Economic Zone.