Contributor Profile

Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat

Job TitleManaging Director

Company NameJordan Tourism Board


Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat is the current Managing Director of the Jordan Tourism Board; the leader in positioning and promoting Jordan as the destination of choice in international markets. 

Prior to his position at the Jordan Tourism Board, Dr. Arabiyat filled the position of Finance Department Director at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission as well as previously holding that position and the position of Director of Administrative Affairs at the Commission simultaneously. Preceding that, Dr. Arabiyat worked in several ministerial positions including; Serving in the Financial Department at the Ministry of Planning before moving on to becoming the Head of Auditing as well as Financial Manager at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities before moving on to becoming the Financial & Administrative Manager for the Tourism Development Project.

Dr. Arabiyat holds a PHD in Finance from the Amman Arab University for Graduate Studies, a Masters degree in Banking and Financial Science from the Arab Academy for Banking and Financial Science and a BA in Public Administration and Political Science from the University of Jordan.

Conference Sessions

  • Jordan: A World Leader in Gastrodiplomacy

    Wednesday15:30 - 16:007 Nov 2018
    Middle East & Africa Inspiration Zone - AF190

    Food and drink provide more than mere sustenance for visitors – they can be used as tools to foster understanding and even peace. At the most basic, food and dr...

    • Language: English

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