Tourism revenue at $3.6b in 8 months of 2022

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AMMAN — Tourism income in the first eight months of 2022 soared by 161.6 percent to reach $3.645 billion compared to the same period of 2021, according to official figures.اضافة اعلان

The latest data issued by the Central Bank of Jordan said an increase in tourist numbers to 3.175 million was the main driver of the rise in revenue, in addition to Jordanians’ expenditure on travel hiking by 89.4 percent to $1.004 billion compared to the same reporting period of 2021.

In August 2022, tourism income climbed to $822.4 million compared to August 2021, up 82.4 percent, due to tourist numbers going up by 331,600, to 715,500 visitors, in the same month.

Likewise, Jordanians’ expenditure in August this year increased by 51.6 percent from the same month in 2021, amounting to $172.8 million due to a 51.3 rise in the number of tourists heading abroad.

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