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Greater confidence in economic growth and resilience for MENA region

World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa Greater confidence in economic growth and resilience for MENA region

DEAD SEA, Jordan – Prime Minister of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Abdullah Abdulkarim Hamdan Ensour said that Jordan is on a long-term growth track, after years of deep economic, political ...

A wonderful day in Ajloun, north of Jordan

exploring Fresh Air, Healthy Food, and Green Landscapes A wonderful day in Ajloun, north of Jordan

By Motaz Othman, eTN Jordan

For me, it was an amazing and wonderful day; for me, it was re-discovering my own country, Jordan, The Paradise.

EIBTM says Middle East exhibitors in high demand

Abu Dhabi and Jordan already committed EIBTM says Middle East exhibitors in high demand

Plans for EIBTM, the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, are well underway with key exhibitors already rebooked to attend ...

Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism

NTA director speaks at Amman workshop Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism

LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism industry, Kevin Wright told 150 local travel professionals during a workshop in Amman, Jordan, on ...

Jordan is first Middle East country to offer tourism webcams

Take a trip with a Virtual passport Jordan is first Middle East country to offer tourism webcams

AMMAN, Jordan - EarthCam and the award-winning Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) have teamed up to launch a collection of live streaming webcams, with views of some of the country's most treasured and ...

Jordan collected $3.5 billion in tourism revenue in 2012

Jordan's tourism revenue up in 2012 Jordan collected $3.5 billion in tourism revenue in 2012

AMMAN, Jordan — The tourism sector generated $3.5 billion (around JD2.5 billion) in 2012, a 15.3 per cent increase from $3 billion in 2011, according to a statement issued by the Central Bank of ...

The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

continuation of unrest hampers tourism The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

By David Beirman, eTN Australia

For most media commentators, tourism would be considered an irrelevance as reporters discuss the human misery inflicted on southern Israel and Gaza and the military and political ramifications of ...

Seychelles increases tourism visibility in Jordan

conducts seminar for travel trade and consumers Seychelles increases tourism visibility in Jordan

In an effort to increase the visibility of Seychelles in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) as well as to other Levant countries, the Seychelles Tourism Office Middle East conducted a two-day ...

Belgian visitors killed in Jordan coach accident

Tourists killed in Jordan Belgian visitors killed in Jordan coach accident

Four Belgian tourists have been killed in a coach accident in central Jordan, Belgium's foreign ministry says.

International conference on conserving and developing Petra opens in Amman today

Conserving and Presenting Petra to the World International conference on conserving and developing Petra opens in Amman today

By Motaz Othman, eTN

PETRA, Jordan (eTN) - On the occasion of the 200-year anniversary of the rediscovery of Petra, a two-day conference on “Conserving and Presenting Petra to the World” was launched today under ...

IIPT to feature Jordan Minister of Tourism and Antiquities at WTM

HE Nayef Al-Fayez to speak on panel at World Travel Market IIPT to feature Jordan Minister of Tourism and Antiquities at WTM

STOWE, Vermont - The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) is proud to announce that HE Nayef Al-Fayez, Jordan Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, will be a featured speaker at ...

Feynan Eco-Lodge: a healing place

Jordan Medical Tourism Feynan Eco-Lodge: a healing place

By Nelson Alcantara, Editor-in-Chief

Jordan was not necessarily on my list to travel to this year.

Insightful guidebook to Jordan now available

Perfect for first-time visitors Insightful guidebook to Jordan now available

Bradt Travel Guides has published its first guidebook to Jordan.

Saudi Arabia sends relief aid to displaced Syrians

Saudi National Campaign to Support Brothers in Syria Saudi Arabia sends relief aid to displaced Syrians

WASHINGTON, DC - The Minister of the Interior and General Supervisor of the Saudi National Campaign to Support Brothers in Syria, Prince Ahmed bin Abdulaziz, ordered the first relief convoy of ...

Jordan Tourism Board organizes international conference with UNWTO and MoTA

Conference on tourism market held at Dead Sea in Jordan Jordan Tourism Board organizes international conference with UNWTO and MoTA

The International Conference on Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change took place on June 5-7, 2012, under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein, at ...

Jordan Conference:  What are the conditions for promoting foreign direct investments in times of uncertainty?

Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change Jordan Conference: What are the conditions for promoting foreign direct investments in times of uncertainty?

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Moderator: Masataka Fujita: conditions, success (sustainable development), uncertainty.

Panelists:

Jordan plans to utilize the summer tourism season

King asks tourism authorities to maximize the yield Jordan plans to utilize the summer tourism season

AMMAN, Jordan — Authorities are ready with a plan to best utilize the upcoming tourism season this summer.

Cirque du Soleil performs in Jordan for first time

Saltimbanco production to run in June in Amman Cirque du Soleil performs in Jordan for first time

The international entertainment group, Cirque du Soleil, will perform for the first time ever in Jordan with its vibrant signature production, Saltimbanco, from June 26-30, 2012 at Prince Hamza ...

Italian President and First Lady visit Jordan

State Visit Italian President and First Lady visit Jordan

Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and the First Lady Clio have completed their state visit to Jordan.

Arab Regional Conference on Medical Tourism opens in Amman

Arab Regional Conference on Medical Tourism Arab Regional Conference on Medical Tourism opens in Amman

AMMAN, Jordan - Deputizing for Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nayef Al Fayez opened on Wednesday the Arab Regional Conference on Medical Tourism which is ...

Jordan Tourism Board stand at ITB ranks in top 5

New 3D design Jordan Tourism Board stand at ITB ranks in top 5

The Jordan Tourism Board’s (JTB) stand displayed its new design, first revealed at World Travel Market (WTM) in London in November 2011, with a 3D entrance depicting the Siq and the path to the ...

Jordan promotes tourism at the local and Arab levels

Minister: Promoting Jordan as a secure and stable region Jordan promotes tourism at the local and Arab levels

AMMAN,Jordan - Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nayef Al Fayez highlighted the importance of the ministry's plans in promoting Jordan as a secure and stable region.

Jordan's PM: National Tourism Council members “abused public office”

Jordanian "casino file" Jordan's PM: National Tourism Council members “abused public office”

Prime Minister Awn Khasawneh on Tuesday referred violations by members of the National Tourism Council (NTC) in connection to the “casino file” to the justice minister to be referred to the ...

Jordan Baptism site tourism revenues down by 30 percent

Baptism Site Tourism Jordan Baptism site tourism revenues down by 30 percent

AMMAN, Jordan - Tourism revenues from the Baptism site in 2011 declined by 30 percent compared to last year standing at JD1.1 million, according to Director General of the Baptism Commission Dia' ...

Travel bloggers hosted by Jordan Tourism Board

Innovative Tourism Marketing Program Travel bloggers hosted by Jordan Tourism Board

December 15 and 16, 2011 marked the success of the innovative marketing collaboration between the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) and 8 top travel bloggers.

Jordan Tourism Board sponsors innovative marketing campaign

Travel Bloggers talk about Jordan Jordan Tourism Board sponsors innovative marketing campaign

The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) is excited to announce a unique marketing collaboration with travel bloggers.

20 Mövenpick properties receive Green Globe certification

Jordan and Saudi Arabia set Middle East pace with Dead Sea resort receiving highest-ever rating 20 Mövenpick properties receive Green Globe certification

DUBAI - Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has now received Green Globe certification for 20 Middle Eastern properties, meaning that the international hotel group has become the leading hospitality ...

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