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AMMAN — Jordan will continue to host world and regional sports events in a bid to bolster its global image and tap into the lucrative tourist market, according to the country's top sports official.
AMMAN - American buyers of tourism products ended 2 days of meetings, seminars, and workshops, which brought them together with Jordanian suppliers representing 60 hotels, receptive operators, and oth
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.
DANA, Jordan—A trek uphill from Jordan's scorching Dead Sea shore through the towering sandstone walls of the Mujib gorge leaves you with a pulse-racing way to get back down—strap into a harness a
Jordan, the Biblical Land of Refuge in the Middle East, is the only location in the Holy Land that links the lives of Abraham, Jacob, Lot, Moses, Elijah, Ruth, John, Jesus, Mary and Joseph, to name a
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, represented by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and Antiquities (SCTA), participated in the "Responsibilities and Opportunities in Architectural Preservation: Theory, Educ
Dozens of Israelis who have passed through the Arava border crossing during the last few days were given a choice, either turn over all items that carry Jewish symbols or be denied entry into Jordan.
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 IV C
The media including the travel industry media tends to have an almost obsessive focus on negative stories from the Eastern Med including the conflict between Israel and the Hamas-dominated Gaza Strip and the internal problem in Lebanon. While these problems are very real there remains a lot of positive news.
The media including the travel industry media, tends to have an almost obsessive focus on negative stories from the Eastern Med including the conflict between Israel and the Hamas dominated Gaza Strip and the internal problem in Lebanon. While these problems are very real there remains a lot of positive news.
AMMAN — A military prosecutor has charged a Jordanian man with terrorism after he allegedly stabbed a German tourist in central Amman more than a week ago, judiciary sources said on Sunday.
Mr. Nigel Turner, the CEO of bmi, the second largest airline operating out of London Heathrow, traveled to Amman last week to meet with company directors and government organizations, recognized within their fields as established leading figure heads operating within the travel trade and aviation market.
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 76-year-old tourist, Robert Sett, suffered a scull fracture and bleeding, and died at the state-run Queen Rania Hospital shortly after first aid was performed on him, the spokesman said.
AMMAN, Jordan — At least 21 people were killed Saturday when a tour bus collided with a water tanker on a highway in northern Jordan, the official Petra news agency reported. At least 33 others were wounded, including three people in critical condition, Petra said quoting police spokesman Mohammed al-Khatib.