Tag: Jordan

Arab Regional Conference on Medical Tourism opens in Amman

Arab Regional Conference on Medical Tourism opens in Amman

editor editor- April 5, 2012 08:03 0

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

Jordan Tourism Board stand at ITB ranks in top 5

Jordan Tourism Board stand at ITB ranks in top 5

editor editor- March 15, 2012 05:23 0

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 ... Read More

Jordan promotes tourism at the local and Arab levels

Jordan promotes tourism at the local and Arab levels

editor editor- January 9, 2012 04:13 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- December 29, 2011 07:15 0

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 ... Read More

Jordan Baptism site tourism revenues down by 30 percent

Jordan Baptism site tourism revenues down by 30 percent

editor editor- December 26, 2011 03:51 0

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 ... Read More

Travel bloggers hosted by Jordan Tourism Board

Travel bloggers hosted by Jordan Tourism Board

editor editor- December 20, 2011 06:36 0

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

Jordan Tourism Board sponsors innovative marketing campaign

Jordan Tourism Board sponsors innovative marketing campaign

editor editor- December 12, 2011 02:49 0

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

20 Mövenpick properties receive Green Globe certification

20 Mövenpick properties receive Green Globe certification

editor editor- November 10, 2011 04:45 0

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

Tony Blair: Governments have 3 years to deliver progress or face popular backlash

Tony Blair: Governments have 3 years to deliver progress or face popular backlash

editor editor- October 24, 2011 04:12 0

Dead Sea, Jordan – Translating the political changes of the Arab Spring into improvements in people’s lives is the greatest challenge facing governments in the ... Read More

World Economic Forum winds up meeting in Jordan with call for action

World Economic Forum winds up meeting in Jordan with call for action

editor editor- October 24, 2011 04:06 0

Dead Sea, Jordan – The World Economic Forum Special Meeting on Economic Growth and Job Creation in the Arab World ended today with a call ... Read More

Regional unrest slows down Petra’s tourism

Regional unrest slows down Petra’s tourism

editor editor- October 3, 2011 04:58 0

PETRA, Jordan // Business is slow at the Indiana Jones Snack Shop near the main entrance to the ancient site of Petra, once described by ... Read More

Jordan’s tourism thrives despite regional turmoil

Jordan’s tourism thrives despite regional turmoil

editor editor- September 30, 2011 08:42 0

AQABA, Jordan - Jordan’s success in maintaining its security and stability in a turbulent region has reflected positively on the tourism sector, the government said. Read More

Jordanian tourism campaigns to lure more Gulf visitors

Jordanian tourism campaigns to lure more Gulf visitors

editor editor- September 26, 2011 05:48 0

A promotional campaign urging visitors from the Gulf to visit Jordan appears to be paying off for the Hashemite Kingdom, whose hotels and attractions have ... Read More

Jordan celebrates Dead Sea nomination as New 7 Wonders of Nature with prizes

Jordan celebrates Dead Sea nomination as New 7 Wonders of Nature with prizes

editor editor- August 10, 2011 03:50 0

AMMAN, Jordan - In an effort to promote Jordan, especially through social media, and specifically to promote the Dead Sea’s nomination as one of the ... Read More

Challenges to the recovery of tourism in Egypt in 2011

Challenges to the recovery of tourism in Egypt in 2011

editor editor- July 29, 2011 00:19 0

Tourism to the Middle East, or should we more accurately describe it as the Muddle East, has been under serious siege during 2011. Read More

Jordan’s tourism revenues drop 12 percent

editor editor- July 25, 2011 10:55 0

Although the tourism sector has exhibited steady growth in recent years, this year is witnessing a downturn in the industry’s growth that has so far ... Read More

Jordan sees India as a big market to boost tourism

Jordan sees India as a big market to boost tourism

editor editor- July 15, 2011 06:15 0

Jordan, which saw a decline in tourist arrivals from US and European countries due to the recent political unrest, is seeing India as a big ... Read More

Jordanian minister to discuss port closure with Egyptian authorities

Jordanian minister to discuss port closure with Egyptian authorities

editor editor- June 27, 2011 04:01 0

Jordanian Minister of Tourism, Haifa Abu Ghazaleh, will arrive in Egypt on Monday as head of a delegation sent by the Jordanian cabinet to meet ... Read More

Put your game face on and head to Wild Jordan

Put your game face on and head to Wild Jordan

editor editor- May 10, 2011 19:11 0

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

Poland wants stronger tourism ties with Jordan

Poland wants stronger tourism ties with Jordan

editor editor- April 20, 2011 05:30 0

WARSAW - Poland seeks to strengthen ties with Jordan in the tourism sector and promote tourist destinations in both countries, according to a Polish official. Read More

Jordan offers a daring discovery: It is safe

Jordan offers a daring discovery: It is safe

editor editor- April 7, 2011 20:33 0

Jordan’s travel and tourism industry is to be commended for doing what destinations normally shy away from in times of crisis — confronting the problem ... Read More

Royal Jordanian Airlines always has a contingency plan, CEO claims

Royal Jordanian Airlines always has a contingency plan, CEO claims

editor editor- April 7, 2011 17:33 0

The chief executive officer of Royal Jordanian Airlines, Hussein H. Dabbas, recently met with members of the media from Canada and the United States at ... Read More

easyJet breaks ground by commencing service to Amman

easyJet breaks ground by commencing service to Amman

editor editor- March 28, 2011 01:56 0

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 ... Read More

Jordan Tourism Board launches Capture Jordan photo contest

Jordan Tourism Board launches Capture Jordan photo contest

editor editor- March 26, 2011 05:16 0

The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) has launched a fun and exciting photo contest in English, Arabic German, Spanish, Italian, and French languages that will enable ... Read More

Mideast countries untouched by mayhem lower tourist forecasts

Mideast countries untouched by mayhem lower tourist forecasts

editor editor- March 7, 2011 02:32 0

Regional and international tourism professionals are bracing for fallout from the unrest shaking the Middle East, with cancellations affecting even countries so far spared from ... Read More

Jordan’s domestic tourism unlikely to keep industry afloat

Jordan’s domestic tourism unlikely to keep industry afloat

editor editor- February 28, 2011 09:59 0

AMMAN - With some tourism officials pinning their hopes on domestic tourism to keep the industry afloat amidst regional unrest, sector representatives cast doubt whether ... Read More

Jordan continues to be a safe tourist destination

Jordan continues to be a safe tourist destination

editor editor- February 4, 2011 02:02 0

AMMAN - Jordan’s tourism sector is keeping a close eye on regional political developments while assuring its international partners that the kingdom remains to be ... Read More

Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon to cooperate on tourism

Turkey, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon to cooperate on tourism

editor editor- January 17, 2011 04:35 0

BEIRUT, Lebanon - Tourism Ministers from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey convened to launch a quadripartite mechanism for tourism, an initiative that they said embodied ... Read More

Jordan teams up with Google in promoting Jordanian tourism

Jordan teams up with Google in promoting Jordanian tourism

editor editor- December 15, 2010 04:53 0

AMMAN - Ten government entities will use Google services to advertise and promote Jordan as a destination for tourists and investors over the next three ... Read More

Leading tourism and hospitality scholars contribute expertise at Tourism Progress and Peace Conference

Leading tourism and hospitality scholars contribute expertise at Tourism Progress and Peace Conference

editor editor- October 23, 2010 04:30 0

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Organizers of the Tourism Progress and Peace Conference announced today that an internationally-acclaimed panel of university professors will be the featured ... Read More

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