Jordan only Arab destination on CNN Travel wish list in 2022

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AMMAN — Jordan has made it onto CNN's list of the 22 best destinations to visit in 2022, with the Kingdom being the only Arab country on the annual listing, according to the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The "Dream Destinations" list cited the spectacular rock-carved ancient city of Petra and said that despite the fallout of the pandemic, "visitors will surely return to this gem". Stressing that there are opportunities to explore Jordan more sustainably, the authors said other archaeological treasures, like the ruins of Jerash and Umm Qais deserve to be seen.

The list also highlighted the vast expanse of the Wadi Rum desert, which it said "best enjoyed with Bedouin guides who can share their knowledge of working in harmony with the epic landscape".

Also, the list called on travelers to pay a trip for a salty float in the Dead Sea.

Jordan was named alongside Antigua and Barbuda; Bissagos Islands, Guinea-Bissau; Cape Breton, Nova Scotia; Chile; Colombo; Dijon, France; Disko Bay, Greenland; Gabon National Parks; Lahti, Finland; and Australia's Munga-Thirri-Simpson Desert.

Others in the list included Naples, Italy; Ollantaytambo, Peru; Orkney Island, the United Kingdom; Oslo Beach, South Africa; St Eustatius, the Netherlands; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Valencia, Spain; and the US' Yellowstone National Park.

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