Aqaba Port receives over 18,000 tourists after pandemic slump

Aqaba AZESA  ships ship
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AMMAN — Aqaba received 25 cruise ships carrying 18,000 tourists of different nationalities so far this year, Aqaba’s tourism director, Imad Al-Rawahneh, was quoted as saying by Al-Mamlaka TV.اضافة اعلان

Rawahneh said on Monday that the number of tourists is expected to increase as the sector recovers from the pandemic, which lowered the number of cruise ships coming to Aqaba over the past two years.

He said that 100,000 people of various European nationalities are expected to visit Aqaba this year and stressed that maritime tourism is a good way to promote the “golden triangle” of Aqaba, Petra, and Wadi Rum.

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