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News Jordan » Tourism: Jordan: 1.5% Raise in Foreign Reserves in January

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The foreign reserves in Jordan have been negatively affected since the beginning of 2016 after a slow growth in expatriate remittances, tourism revenues and foreign investment. A recent report published by Jordan's Petra news agency showed that many ...

News Jordan » Tourism: Budget flights to Europe will breathe new life into Jordan tourism

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Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

LONDON: Ryanair’s plan to launch new routes to Jordan is a “historic” move that could boost the kingdom’s tourism to pre-Arab Spring levels. Industry providers welcomed Sunday’s announcement that the low-cost carrier will roll out 14 new routes ...

News Jordan » Tourism: Registration for Jordan Trail’s Thru-Hike opens

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

The event is supported by the Tourism Ministry, which is subsidising the daily registration fees for Jordanian hikers through “Al Urdon Ahla” (“Jordan is prettier”) programme. Jordanian adventurers will be able to purchase their ticket for 18 JDs ...

News Jordan » Tourism: Perfect Tense: Comparing Israel’s Ties with Jordan and Turkey

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Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

The strategic interests of Jordan and Israel overlap to a remarkable ... In addition to the building of a new border crossing near the Dead Sea to facilitate both tourism and labor movement following the Aqaba-Eilat precedent; and the ambitious Red ...

News Jordan » Tourism: Handy Festival makes list of top tourism events

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Based in Atlanta, the Southeast Tourism Society has named W.C. Handy Blues & Barbecue ... Twins Mila Thompson (left) and Jordan Thompson, 5 years-old, co-winners of the Grand Oop Pee Doo award at the W.C. Handy Festival William Branaman Street Strut ...

News Jordan » Tourism: King Abdullah II commends UAE continued support to Jordan

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Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

... bin Al-Hussein of Jordan has commended the continued support provided by the UAE to Jordan across different domains, specially in areas of investment and tourism. The Jordanian monarch, currently on a state visit to the UAE, made the statements during ...

News Jordan » Tourism: Defense Ministry in talks with Jordan after tourist drifts to Jordanian side of river

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Publication date: Wednesday 31 January 2018

A tourist at the Qasr Al Yahud Christian site on the Jordan river fell unconscious and drifted over to the Jordanian side of the border. He was rushed to the hospital and the Defense Ministry is now in talks with its Jordanian counterpart over the tourist ...

News Jordan » Tourism: King of Jordan: Our relations with Russia are based on mutual trust

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

And then tourism here in Jordan—at least for Christian tourism—is a tremendous opportunity, as I think you may be aware… where Jesus Christ was baptised there is a pilgrim house that was built by the Russian Orthodox Church, and so I think that ...

News Jordan » Tourism: Exploring Petra and other archaeological wonders of Jordan

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Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Petra is Jordan’s primo tourist draw, but elsewhere we’re the only ones clambering over archaeological ruins of a mosaic-splashed Roman fort and a Muslim dynasty’s frescoed castles in no man’s land. With Exodus, I also retrace exploits of Lawrence ...

News Jordan » Tourism: Jordan lifts visa restrictions on India to attract business

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Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

AMMAN: Jordan has lifted visa restrictions on Indian nationals in ... The eased restrictions will facilitate the entry of Indian businesspeople and boost the tourism movement, in addition to increasing Indian investment volume and saving effort and ...