Travel, tourism company reservations rise by 70% during Eid Al-Adha

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AMMAN — Reservations for travel and tourism companies during the Eid Al-Adha holiday increased to 70 percent compared to the Eid Al-Fitr, during which reservation rates did not exceed 50 percent. اضافة اعلان

According to Basim Alghalayini, secretary of board of the Jordanian Association of Travel and Tourism Agents, hotel room and flight seat reservations made by companies ranged between 60 percent and 70 percent during the Eid Al-Adha holiday, despite a 20 percent to 30 percent decrease in international flight prices.

Top destinations: Turkey, Sharm El-Sheikh, and GeorgiaThe demand for travel during the Eid Al-Adha holiday, primarily for tourism purposes, focused primarily on Turkey, followed by Sharm El-Sheikh and Georgia.

Hala News, reported that Alghalayini said that the failure to reach the desired reservation levels to two main factors. Firstly, the immediate connection of high school exams right after the holiday led to a decrease in travel inclination.

Secondly, private sector employees faced delayed salary payments for the month of June, which further weakened the desire to travel.

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