Aqaba welcomes cruise ship with 4,000 aboard

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AMMAN — A cruise ship carrying around 4,000 European and Arab tourists docked at the southern port of Aqaba on Monday, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. اضافة اعلان

 President of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, Nayef Fayez, indicated that 90 cruise ships are expected to dock in Aqaba this year, stressing the importance of cruise ship tourism in growing the Kingdom's tourism industry.

 Fayez added that the authority is prepared to offer the required infrastructure services for both domestic and international tourism.

He added that a passenger terminal would open later this month in the old port to simplify and expedite procedures and allow for visitor entry.

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