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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

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 ...

Regional unrest slows down Petra's tourism

Tourism In Jordan Regional unrest slows down Petra's tourism

PETRA, Jordan // Business is slow at the Indiana Jones Snack Shop near the main entrance to the ancient site of Petra, once described by the BBC as "one of the 40 places you have to visit before ...

Put your game face on and head to Wild Jordan

Adventuring in Jordan Put your game face on and head to Wild Jordan

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Jordan has unveiled a formidable ecotourism option to its growing list of diverse travel and tourism products.

easyJet breaks ground by commencing service to Amman

Making Arabian Aviation History easyJet breaks ground by commencing service to Amman

Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - UK’s low-cost carrier easyJet started a thrice-weekly service from London’s Gatwick Airport to the capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, beginning ...

The magnificent geology of Oman

Opportunity For Niche Tourism The magnificent geology of Oman

Aftab H. Kola, eTN

Oman is replete with nature’s unique geological features. Here, you can find nature as a great artist.

Ripples in the sand: a journey through Jordan on the paths of Lawrence of Arabia

Lawrence of Arabia? Ripples in the sand: a journey through Jordan on the paths of Lawrence of Arabia

Andrew Princz, ontheglobe.com for eTN

Setting off through the sandy deserts of Jordan; the mysteriously sand-etched monuments at Petra, biblical sites, baren dunes and starry night skies at Wadi Rum all bring me a step closer to ...

Petra is the gateway to many of Jordan’s treasures

Exclusive Interview With Jordan Tourism Board’s Director General Petra is the gateway to many of Jordan’s treasures

Juergen Thomas Steinmetz & Motaz Othman, eTN

During the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, eTurboNews met with Mr. Nayef Al Fayez, director general of the Jordan Tourism Board and had this exclusive interview.

Jordan: A destination for leisure and wellness

Wonder of the World Jordan: A destination for leisure and wellness

Motaz Othman, eTN Amman

For at least 2000 years ago, The Dead Sea have been known as a unique combination of climatic conditions and elements; sun, water, mud and air.

Jordan tourism is literally thinking outside the box

DHL And Tourism Board Agreement Jordan tourism is literally thinking outside the box

eTN Staff Writer

Not only is the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) utilizing the philosophy of thinking outside the box, they have gone one step further by actually thinking "on" the box.

Tourists to Jordan's ancient city Petra increased by 300,000 in 2008

Jordan Tourists to Jordan's ancient city Petra increased by 300,000 in 2008

xinhuanet.com

AMMAN - The number of tourists who visited Jordan's ancient city of Petra in 2008 stood at 800,000 compared with 500,000 in 2007, the Petra Archaeological Park said on Sunday.

American Tourism Society Chair Participates in Petra IV Conference of Nobel Laureates

Alex Harris, CTC, In Jordan American Tourism Society Chair Participates in Petra IV Conference of Nobel Laureates

eTN

Alex Harris, CTC, Honorary Chairman, American Tourism Society (ATS), and Chairman, General Tours, was among the distinguished guests invited to The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to attend the Petra ...

US tourist dies after falling from hilly area at Jordan's Petra

Jordan US tourist dies after falling from hilly area at Jordan's Petra

Amman - A US tourist died Saturday when he fell from a rocky area at Jordan's ancient city of Petra, about 200 kilometres south of Amman, according to an official medical spokesman.

The ...

US tourists in Jordan back on track…but slowly

Jordan Tourism US tourists in Jordan back on track…but slowly

Mohammad Ben Hussein l Media Line for eTurboNews

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - Blond American tourists were common visitors to bustling downtown Amman, wearing the traditional Middle Eastern kefiyahs, as they combed the market looking for souvenirs.

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