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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 and so

A wonderful day in Ajloun, north of 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

Plans for EIBTM, the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, are well underway with key exhibitors already rebooked to attend in 2

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 Saturday.

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 visite

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 Jor

The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

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 the

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 educatio

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

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 the p

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 thi

Feynan Eco-Lodge: a healing place

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

Insightful guidebook to Jordan now available

Bradt Travel Guides has published its first guidebook to Jordan.

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 assista

Annual Citadel Nights graces Amman evenings

Under the patronage of Jordan Prime Minister Dr.

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 the K

Jordan Conference: What are the conditions for promoting foreign direct...

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

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.