Tag: Jordan

Jordan lures eco-tourists with waterfalls, canyons

Jordan lures eco-tourists with waterfalls, canyons

editor editor- December 3, 2008 03:30 0

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 ... Read More

From peace through tourism, Jordan expands religious tourism

From peace through tourism, Jordan expands religious tourism

editor editor- November 20, 2008 09:10 0

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, ... Read More

Jordan does a first, in UN’s view

Jordan does a first, in UN’s view

editor editor- November 11, 2008 15:52 0

Jordan has become the first country to pledge an additional unit to United Nations police in Liberia, answering UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon’s call for extra ... Read More

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia presents its experience in architectural preservation in Jordan

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia presents its experience in architectural preservation in Jordan

editor editor- November 10, 2008 01:18 0

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, ... Read More

Israeli tourists asked to hand over Jewish paraphernalia

Israeli tourists asked to hand over Jewish paraphernalia

editor editor- August 14, 2008 03:58 0

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 ... Read More

Six wounded in attack on bus in Jordan

Six wounded in attack on bus in Jordan

editor editor- July 18, 2008 04:40 0

AMMAN — Five tourists and a Jordanian were wounded overnight when a gunman opened fire on their bus in the Jordanian capital Amman. Read More

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

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

editor editor- July 12, 2008 05:13 0

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 ... Read More

Eastern Med tourism from Australia bring good news

Eastern Med tourism from Australia bring good news

editor editor- April 4, 2008 06:15 0

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 ... Read More

Eastern Mediterranean: A top pick for Australians

Eastern Mediterranean: A top pick for Australians

editor editor- March 27, 2008 10:46 0

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 ... Read More

Terror charge for Jordanian after German tourist stabbed

Terror charge for Jordanian after German tourist stabbed

editor editor- March 24, 2008 03:36 0

AMMAN — A military prosecutor has charged a Jordanian man with terrorism after he allegedly stabbed a German tourist in central Amman more than a ... Read More

BMI emphasizes its commitment to the Jordanian market

BMI emphasizes its commitment to the Jordanian market

editor editor- March 3, 2008 08:25 0

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 ... Read More

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

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

editor editor- February 3, 2008 07:24 0

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 ... Read More

American tourism in Jordan slowly back on track

American tourism in Jordan slowly back on track

editor editor- January 30, 2008 03:39 0

Blond American tourists were common visitors to bustling downtown Amman, wearing the traditional Middle Eastern kaffiyeh, as they combed the market looking for souvenirs. Read More

At least 21 killed, 33 wounded in Jordan tourist bus crash

At least 21 killed, 33 wounded in Jordan tourist bus crash

editor editor- January 27, 2008 05:44 0

AMMAN, Jordan — At least 21 people were killed Saturday when a tour bus collided with a water tanker on a highway in northern Jordan, ... Read More

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