Northern Jordan sees rise in tourism

An undated photo of Ajloun Castle. (Photo: Jordan Tourism Board)
AMMAN — Around 125 buses carrying 4,800 passengers set off on tourist trips around the country on Friday, according to the director of Urdunna Jannah, Yazan Khudair.اضافة اعلان

The majority were headed to the north of Jordan, he said, according to Khaberni.

Since the start of the year, around 45,000 people have registered in the program, which aims to promote domestic tourism, despite the winter’s cold weather, he said.

The director added that the minister of tourism issued directives to include the private sector in the program’s activities and organize journeys in ways that support local communities and associations.

Kudair stressed that the large tourist turnout in Jordan’s north has enhanced the economy and rejuvenated trade activity.

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