Ramzi Moayata, director of AusTrade in Amman, declared that Australia will participate for the first time in the fifth edition of the International Hospitality Forum 2005.
The event, co-organised by Hospitality Services, Lebanon and Events Unlimited, Jordan, will take place from September 20 to 22 at Amman International Exhibition.
Moayata said that five Australian companies specialised in food processing, meat, charcuterie and hospitality as well as the Meat and Livestock body and the Australian Wine body will have a special pavilion in the show.
Moayata declared that the office of the AusTrade in Amman serves the interests of the Australian trade in both Jordan and Iraq. Australian exports to Jordan amounted to $100 million last year, representing mostly food products, meat and processing equipment.
Among the participating countries are the US, Italy, Lebanon and South Africa. The event aims at providing the newest products and services, and upgrading the level of hospitality services in the Kingdom to international standards. The showcased products and services include cooling equipment, hotel and restaurant technologies, furniture, tableware, professional costumes, linen, maintenance and packaging equipment, food products, beverages, hospitality universities and schools.