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“Ajman Tourism” Awarded ISO/IEC Certificate for Information Security Management by Bureau Veritas

A New Award Added to Ajman’s Record of Achievements in the Tourism Sector

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) has been awarded the ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certificate for information security management by Bureau Veritas, for its continuous efforts in improving the competence of the tourism sector in the emirate, keeping up with advancement and implementing the latest technologies, and ensuring the protection and security of data, to provide a unique tourism experience for tourists, visitors, customers, and investors.

This certificate is granted to government entities and private sector institutions that regularly improve, develop, and administer their information security management, introduce the appropriate technological infrastructure to safeguard information and services, according to the latest internationally recognized systems and technologies that meet the needs of employees, customers, and stakeholders.

His Excellency Saleh Mohamed Al Geziry, Director General of Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD), stated that the department is constantly working to provide a unique tourism experience for both tourists and the tourism sector. In line with this direction and in light of the rapid digital developments the world is witnessing, it was crucial to adopt the best and latest systems and foundations in the most effective way, and classify and protect these data according to their value using the best digital security solutions to boost this vital sector.

Al Geziry added that advanced infrastructure and latest technology services provided by Ajman Government aim primarily to attract touristic investments to the emirate, and accomplish a quick essential step in which all operations related to the tourism facilities are conducted, and improve the overall experiences for the tourists and visitors.

He further added that the protection of these information and data using the best practices, policies, solutions, and softwares constitute a part of the authority’s efforts in enforcing the emirate’s strategy towards a complete digital transformation according to international standards, which will positively impact the tourism experiences across the emirate.

The Ajman Tourism Development Department had been previously awarded several certificates by "Bureau Veritas", namely the ISO 20000-1:2018 for Information technology Service Management, the ISO 22301:2019 for Business Continuity Management, the ISO 45001: 2018 for Occupational Health and Safety, and the ISO 14001: 2015 for Environmental Management System, for its relentless efforts in adopting the best practices and providing the highest standards in the tourism sector.

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