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When overtourism spoils your travel plans: Go somewhere else!

Linda Hohnholz Linda Hohnholz- June 5, 2019

Have you heard that told joke?  Patient says, “Doctor, it hurts when I do this with my arm.”  Doctor’s response ... Read More

Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference: Dr. Taleb Rifai Chair

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 6, 2019

The inaugural Investing in Tourism Sustainability Conference will open in Sunny Beach, Bulgaria Ma 30-31. It will focus on investment ... Read More

Wiesbaden hosts 45th GTM Germany Travel MartTM

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 2, 2019

around 500 representatives from the international tourism industry from 51 countries will be in Wiesbaden for the 45th GTM Germany ... Read More

JetBlue announces year-round service between Newark and Barbados

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019

Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) and JetBlue announced the expansion of JetBlue’s seasonal weekly service on Saturdays to year-round service ... 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

Sacred places: Many spiritual sites can be visited via cruise ship

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 14, 2018

There are 100+ cruise itineraries that provide access to sacred places – worldwide sites of healing, guidance, and divine inspiration. ... Read More

International conference on conserving and developing Petra opens in Amman today

editor editor- October 18, 2012

PETRA, Jordan (eTN) - On the occasion of the 200-year anniversary of the rediscovery of Petra, a two-day conference on ... Read More

Regional unrest slows down Petra’s tourism

editor editor- October 3, 2011

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

Put your game face on and head to Wild Jordan

editor editor- May 10, 2011

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

easyJet breaks ground by commencing service to Amman

editor editor- March 28, 2011

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

The magnificent geology of Oman

editor editor- May 17, 2010

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

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

editor editor- January 20, 2010

Setting off through the sandy deserts of Jordan; the mysteriously sand-etched monuments at Petra, biblical sites, baren dunes and starry ... Read More

Petra is the gateway to many of Jordan’s treasures

editor editor- November 25, 2009

During the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, eTurboNews met with Mr. Nayef Al Fayez, director general of the Jordan ... Read More

Jordan: A destination for leisure and wellness

editor editor- September 25, 2009

For at least 2000 years ago, The Dead Sea have been known as a unique combination of climatic conditions and ... Read More

Jordan tourism is literally thinking outside the box

editor editor- April 23, 2009

Not only is the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) utilizing the philosophy of thinking outside the box, they have gone one ... Read More

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

editor editor- January 12, 2009

AMMAN - The number of tourists who visited Jordan's ancient city of Petra in 2008 stood at 800,000 compared with ... Read More

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

editor editor- July 12, 2008

Alex Harris, CTC, Honorary Chairman, American Tourism Society (ATS), and Chairman, General Tours, was among the distinguished guests invited to ... Read More

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

editor editor- February 3, 2008

Amman - A US tourist died Saturday when he fell from a rocky area at Jordan's ancient city of Petra, ... Read More

US tourists in Jordan back on track…but slowly

editor editor- January 30, 2008

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - Blond American tourists were common visitors to bustling downtown Amman, wearing the traditional Middle Eastern kefiyahs, ... Read More