Jordan initiates plan to attract religious tourists to the Kingdom

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AMMAN Abdul Razzaq Arabiyat, director-general of Jordan Tourism Board, revealed that the board has launched a comprehensive plan to enhance religious tourism in Jordan.اضافة اعلان

The plan aims to revamp both Islamic and Christian tourism in the Kingdom, attracting visitors from various countries, AmmanNet reported.

In televised statements, Arabiyat highlighted the plan's focus on countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, and Turkey, as potential destinations for Islamic tourism.

Furthermore, the initiative targets individuals from Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia, Spain, China, India, and expatriates residing in the Gulf region.

Arabiyat also mentioned Jordan's noteworthy presence on large screens at the main entrance of the Cannes International Film Festival. This platform served as an opportunity to highlight the Kingdom's cultural diversity, captivating potential filmmakers and promoting Jordan as an attractive filming location.

In addition to religious tourism, the board has future plans to focus on adventure tourism, showcasing Jordan's natural wonders and outdoor activities.

The authority is also developing a plan to promote medical tourism, capitalizing on the Kingdom's advanced healthcare facilities.

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