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Tourism income at $4.8b in first 10 months of 2022

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AMMAN Jordan’s tourism revenue stood at $4.777 billion in the first 10 months of 2022, an increase of 125.4 percent, compared with the corresponding period of 2021, after the number of incoming tourists spiked by more than 2 million, reaching a total of 4.1 million, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

According to data released Wednesday by the Central Bank of Jordan, non-resident Jordanians’ expenditure on travel grew by 66.3 percent to $1.2 billion in the January-October period of 2022, compared with the same period in 2021, after the number of outgoing tourists rose by 64.7 percent.

On a monthly level, tourism revenue picked up by 54.4 percent, amounting to more than $550 million after the number of incoming tourists rose by 160,400, reaching 482,800 tourists.

The figures also indicated that tourism revenue from non-resident Jordanians nudged up by 8.7 percent to $121.2 million.

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