Jordan tourism on the rise as January arrivals surpass 2019 numbers

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AMMAN — The number of visitors to Jordan surged in January to reach 504,025 — up from 407,709 in the same month of 2019 and 211,634 in 2022 — according to the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.اضافة اعلان

A monthly report issued by the ministry showed that Jordan hosted 409,023 overnight tourists last month, compared with 344,617 in January 2019 and 185,553 in 2022, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Advertising JordanIn November of last year, the head of the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB), Abdel Razzaq Arabiyat, said that the board was planning the launch of several tourism marketing campaigns in European and Gulf countries. It also ran a Jordan tourism campaign during the World Cup in Qatar.

“The JTB is working on a plan for next year to eliminate seasonal tourism in Jordan, and rather activate tourism throughout the year, using the diversity that this country has, which does not exist anywhere else,” Arabiyat said at the time.

He also highlighted the need to expand the marketing of service-providers in both well-known and less-known areas of the Kingdom.

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