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Jordan Travel & Tourism News for visitors. Jordan, an Arab nation on the east bank of the Jordan River, is defined by ancient monuments, nature reserves and seaside resorts. It’s home to the famed archaeological site of Petra, the Nabatean capital dating to around 300 B.C. Set in a narrow valley with tombs, temples and monuments carved into the surrounding pink sandstone cliffs, Petra earns its nickname, the "Rose City."

Amman and Bahrain to Baghdad flights cancelled after security concerns

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- January 5, 2020

Jordanian’s national flag carrier issued a statement detailing that it had decided to halt services between Amman and Baghdad “until ... Read More

Queen Alia International Airport says Tikram to Emirates VIP passengers

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 30, 2019

Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA)in Amman offers a premium service for passengers traveling on their national carrier Royal Jordanian Airlines. ... Read More

Jordan tourists stabbed by armed attacker

editor editor- November 6, 2019

A lone masked armed attacker today, Wednesday, November 6, 2019, stabbed 8 people at a popular tourist site in northern ... Read More

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts makes Jordanian debut with Amman property

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 16, 2019

St. Regis Hotels & Resorts today announced the opening of The St. Regis Amman, marking the debut of the iconic ... Read More

Qatar Airways opens new office in Amman, Jordan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 3, 2019

Qatar Airways opened its new offices in Amman, Jordan on Monday, 2 September 2019. The successful office opening celebration was ... Read More

Jordan sends pharma professionals to Rome, deepening collaborations

editor editor- July 23, 2019

The MICE industry helps build peace and shows to the world the true and pacific side of the Islamic societies. ... Read More

EasyJet airline: Now flying to Jordan, Egypt and Morocco from Italian bases

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- July 11, 2019

EasyJet airline is launching 9 new routes connecting Italy to North Africa and the Middle East from its bases in ... Read More

Etihad Airways marks UN World Refugee Day by helping Syrian refugees in Jordan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 21, 2019

Etihad Airways, the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates, has recognised UN World Refugee Day by unveiling education initiatives ... Read More

UNICEF Azraq Refugee Camp in Jordan gets help from Central Hotels COO

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 13, 2019

Continuing Central Hotels’ collaboration with UNICEF, Abdulla Al Abdulla, Chief Operating Officer (C.O.O.) of Central Hotels and member of UNICEF ... Read More

Shopping at – where else? The Dead Sea Mall!

editor editor- April 18, 2019

When you think of the Dead Sea, do you think of a mall? What about a mall with luxury stores, ... Read More

Jordan sets itself up for European MICE audience

editor editor- April 8, 2019

Jordan, a country which is sheltered from the troubles of the region, is safe to travel in and around, independently ... Read More

Things first-time travelers to Jordan should know

editor editor- March 19, 2019

Award-winning Canadian novelist, Colin McAdam, once said, “The best advice I heard before going to Jordan was ‘don’t read anything ... Read More

King of Jordan Abdullah II to receive the Lamp of Peace of St. Francis in Assisi

mm Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019

His Majesty the King of Jordan, Abdullah II, will visit, accompanied by Her Majesty the Queen of Jordan, Rania, at ... Read More

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

editor editor- January 24, 2019

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019. Read More

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019

The head of the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, Haitham Misto, said on Monday, that opening of Israel's new international ... Read More

Budapest Airport adds Amman

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 31, 2018

Consistently delivering months of double-digit passenger traffic growth, Budapest Airport has today added its 14th new route of 2018 by ... Read More

More options for travelers to Jordan

editor editor- October 10, 2018

Low-cost airlines like Ryanair, Easyjet, and Norwegian have all recently taken notice of Jordan as a prime winter destination for ... Read More

Jordan Tourism Happy: New London to Aqaba EasyJet nonstop for £41.98

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 9, 2018

Easyjet will be flying from London to Aqaba with airfares starting from a little more than 41 British Pounds. This ... Read More

Royal Jordanian suspends flights to Iraqi Najaf over ‘security situation’

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 16, 2018

Jordan’s state airline has suspended four weekly flights to Najaf in central Iraq due to the “security situation” at its ... Read More

The winners of the Institute for Peace Through Tourism Awards announced

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 28, 2018

The Resilience Through Tourism Summit (RTTS) has announced the winners of the world’s first International Peace Through Tourism Awards which ... Read More

Jordan Tourism happy: Istanbul – Aqaba now nonstop on Turkish Airlines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- March 19, 2018

Aqaba just opened to the global world of Turkish Airlines and their largest network in the world. With existing services ... Read More

UK visitor numbers to Jordan continue to grow

mm Chief Assignment Editor- January 30, 2018

Not only are visitor numbers up year on year, but 2017 British arrivals surpassed those recorded in 2010, known as ... Read More

Abu Dhabi – Amman soon twice a day on Etihad Airways

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 7, 2017

Etihad Airways is launching a second daily flight between Abu Dhabi and Amman, effective 25 March 2018 The double daily ... Read More

Cross-Border Environmental Cooperation: Israel, Palestine and Jordan

eTN Managing Editor eTN Managing Editor- August 13, 2017

When Shadi Shiha arrived at the Israeli-Jordanian border and saw the armed Israeli soldiers and the Israeli flag, he almost ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International expands presence in Jordan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- August 8, 2017

Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of Marina Plaza Hotel by Swiss-Belhotel, its second property in Aqaba, Jordan. Superbly located ... Read More

Swiss-Belhotel International opens its first 5-star hotel in Jordan

mm Chief Assignment Editor- July 17, 2017

Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba, the group’s first 5-star in Jordan following the ... Read More

Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba opens in Jordan

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 16, 2017

Swiss-Belhotel International has announced the opening of Grand Swiss-Belresort Tala Bay Aqaba, the group’s first 5-star in Jordan following the ... Read More

Jordan celebrates national treasure, Zeina Barhoum, founder of the first opera festival in the Arab world

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2017

TravelTalkMEDIA and Monaco Business Development announced that under the Royal Patronage of HRH Princess Muna Al Hussein, Jordanian Soprano Zeina ... Read More

Not a tourist attraction: The Jordan Codices

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 27, 2017

The Jordan Codices could be a new hot tourism attraction in Jordan. The Government in Amman doesn't agree and calls ... Read More

It’s Official: Taking Jordan by Storm

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2017

USA Taking Jordan by Storm is an innovative tour developed for travelers and movie fans. The developers MONACO Business Development ... Read More

Jordan Tourism Board: UK visitor numbers up 15.8%

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 4, 2017

Jordan saw further growth in UK visitor numbers in the first quarter of 2017, January – March, increasing by 15.8 ... Read More