Rum Tourist Transportation PLC.
The Company was established and registered at the Ministry of trade and industry under registration #6025 on the 20th Feb 2000 to operate as a tourist carrier company according to the rules and regulation of tourism transport law #7 for the year 1995.
The Company was licensed to start operating on the 10th Oct 2002 after fulfilling all the legal requirement:
Owning more than 50 intercity tourist coaches
Availing the management offices and employing qualified employees and technicians.
Availing parking and maintenance center for the coaches
Bank Guarantee of Jordanian Dinars 200,000 payable to the Ministery of Tourism & antiquities .
The Company Started it's operation as of 10th Oct 2002 and has the
Management and reservation offices, parking, operation and maintenance offices at Yadoudeh .
Rum Tourist Transport main Activities are providing tourist transportation for the incoming tourists to Jordan to all the historical sites in the country .
Rum also cater for the outgoing traffic from Jordan to neighboring countries such as Syria, Lebanon and Turkey , as well as a transporter of delegations, conferences, and working on promoting student trips to the historical sites of Jordan .
Rum is the major carrier for the Haj and Omra trips of the Muslims to the holy sites in Saudi Arabia .
The Managing Director / General Manager Mr. Riad Khashman (BA in Law) runs and manages Rum Tourist transport Co. has practical experience in the tourism industry as well as public lands and air transportation since he had established travel and tourism agencies and private airline and involved with public transport .
Infrastructure and skeleton of the Co:
Rum Tourist Transport employs 100 Jordanian as follow
70 employees (drivers )
15 employees (technicians )
15 employees in management
The corporate governance structure of Rum is headed by a Board of Directors, elected to represent the interests of its shareholder base. The Chief Executive Officer is the Chairman of and reports directly to the Board regarding the financial status of the Company. The Board of Directors is responsible for the directional and strategic decisions of the Company.
Rum's current Board of Directors, elected for the next five years, consists of the following personnel:
Riad Zuhair Khashman (Chairman) Himself
Naser Al Amad (Vice Chairman) / United for financial investments
Saad Al Jundi / Zuwar for Investments. (Petra Airline)
George Anton Bawab / Team Tours
Ghassan Muhsein Al Wathaifi Himself
Najati Shakshir Himself
Imad Safadi Al-Haq Trading Est
Rum’s vision of becoming the leading provider of complete tourist services, involves establishing itself as an all service provider for tourists. This can be only achieved by having an experienced and professional director and management team in place. Below are key highlights of the personnel responsible for the strategic and directional decisions of Rum serving on the current five year tenured Board of Directors:
RIAD ZUHAIR KHASHAMAN
Mr. Khashman is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Rum. He received his Bachelor’s of Arts degree from University of Mu’ta in Law. He currently serves as a board member of the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB), Arab Union Land Transportation (AULT), and National Tourism Board (NTB). Mr. Khashman has been actively involved in the tourism sector in Jordan for over 10 years, through his direct involvement in the establishment and management of Rum and several recognized travel agencies in Jordan.
GEORGE BAWAB / TEAM TOURS
Team Tours is a leading travel agency service provider in Jordan and the Middle East. Team Tours represents various international tour operators from Italy, Germany, England, and the United States. Mr. Bawab, the general manager, has a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration from Bernard Baruch College in the United States and has more than 30 years experience acting as the General Manager of Net Tours. Mr. Bawab serves as a member of Jordan Travel Agency Association (JTAA), the Incoming Tour Operator Association (ITOA).
Mr. Shakshir is a Partner and General Manager of Hertz-Rent-A-Car in Jordan and Iraq, and serves as the president of the Rent-A-Car Union. Mr. Shakshir has a Bachelor of Sciences in Civil Engineering. Mr. Shakshir has worked for the more than 25 years as chief engineer at General Fendicate Trading Company in Kuwait.
ZUWAR FOR INVESTMENTS
Zuwar for Investments is a Tourism Investment Company involved in several Tourism and Aviation Projects.
GHASSAN AL WATHAIFI
Mr. Al Wathaifi is a prominent Jordanian businessman, with several strategic investments in Jordan and abroad, most prominently the Rider Glass project in China.
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P.O.Box 921513 Amman 11192 Jordan