Founded in 2009, EcoHotels is a privately owned Jordanian company that provides escapes embedded in beautiful natural areas, with a rich local culture, and offering unique memorable experiences. Based in Amman, EcoHotels is a pioneer in the ecotourism sector dedicated to creating and managing ecolodges in remote areas and taking travellers on exciting journeys into nature, culture and themselves. The company is dedicated to sustainability and promises its guests a guilt free travel experience through its holistic perspective of business that encompasses people, nature and ensures a sustainable future for both while providing unique and authentic experiences.
Since its inception the company has taken the responsibility of providing residents and visitors to Jordan with environmentally and socially responsible retreats that contribute to the conservation of nature. Its flagship property, Feynan Ecolodge, has received international accolade naming it one of the top ecolodges in the world and commending it on its contribution to local economies, conservation of nature, and sustainable travel. Guests in Feynan have a unique chance to explore the wilderness of the Dana Biosphere Reserve and engage with local culture while enjoying the genuine Bedouin hospitality delivered by the local staff.
Feynan Ecolodge is EcoHotels’ first project in Jordan. The company manages and operates the ecolodge in a unique private sector/NGO partnership with its owner the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature (RSCN). Since its takeover of the lodge in 2009, the company has strived to perfect an environmentally sustainable, socially responsible and profitable business model that can be easily replicated at other locations.
EcoHotels has been internationally recognized by the AllWorld Network in 2011 and 2012. Named as one of the Arabia 500 companies, a ranking placing the company on the world map as one of the fastest growing young companies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and placing it as the second fastest growing company in Jordan in 2012.
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