Plans for EIBTM [ www.eibtm.com ], the leading global event for the meeting and events industry, are well underway with key exhibitors already rebooked to attend in 2013 including Jordan and Abu Dhabi. The event, confirmed to remain in Barcelona until … March 27, 2013
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism industry, Kevin Wright told 150 local travel professionals during a workshop in Amman, Jordan, on Saturday. Wright, NTA’s Director of Growth Markets, was invited … March 1, 2013
AMMAN, Jordan - EarthCam and the award-winning Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) have teamed up to launch a collection of live streaming webcams, with views of some of the country's most treasured and visited locations. This is a major development for the JTB, … February 11, 2013
In an effort to increase the visibility of Seychelles in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) as well as to other Levant countries, the Seychelles Tourism Office Middle East conducted a two-day educational seminar targeting the travel trade and consumers … November 16, 2012
Bradt Travel Guides has published its first guidebook to Jordan. Written by Carole French, the guide discusses Jordan’s history and culture, eco projects, wildlife and marine life, desert treks, markets, and malls. The release of the guidebook comes … September 13, 2012
Under the patronage of Jordan Prime Minister Dr. Fayez Tarawneh, the second annual Citadel Nights graced Citadel Hill with over 1,300 attendees, including many Jordanian ministers, among them HE Nayef Al Fayez, Minister of Tourism & Antiquities.
The … July 25, 2012
The International Conference on Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change took place on June 5-7, 2012, under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein, at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center at the Dead … June 29, 2012
AMMAN, Jordan — Authorities are ready with a plan to best utilize the upcoming tourism season this summer.
At a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday, stakeholders said all is set to receive summer guests, who include Gulf tourists and … May 23, 2012
The international entertainment group, Cirque du Soleil, will perform for the first time ever in Jordan with its vibrant signature production, Saltimbanco, from June 26-30, 2012 at Prince Hamza Arena in Amman.
Tickets will be available starting today … May 10, 2012
Italian President Giorgio Napolitano and the First Lady Clio have completed their state visit to Jordan. During their stay in the country, they visited the Citadel in downtown Amman, considered the city’s most significant archaeological attraction, … April 11, 2012
The Jordan Tourism Board’s (JTB) stand displayed its new design, first revealed at World Travel Market (WTM) in London in November 2011, with a 3D entrance depicting the Siq and the path to the Treasury at Petra. It was also awarded a certificate for … March 14, 2012
December 15 and 16, 2011 marked the success of the innovative marketing collaboration between the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) and 8 top travel bloggers. The 8 travel bloggers were ones that had visited Jordan earlier in the year and wrote about their experiences. … December 19, 2011
The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) is excited to announce a unique marketing collaboration with travel bloggers. The concept, called iambassador, is the first of its kind involving the tourism board and eight travel bloggers who have visited Jordan, leveraging … December 11, 2011
DUBAI - Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts has now received Green Globe certification for 20 Middle Eastern properties, meaning that the international hotel group has become the leading hospitality company in the region in terms of measuring and monitoring its … November 9, 2011
AMMAN, Jordan - In an effort to promote Jordan, especially through social media, and specifically to promote the Dead Sea’s nomination as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) is launching the 100 Days of Giveaways campaign. … August 9, 2011
The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) has launched a fun and exciting photo contest in English, Arabic German, Spanish, Italian, and French languages that will enable both amateur and professional photographers to rediscover Jordan through a new lens. Entries … March 25, 2011
AMMAN - Jordan’s tourism sector is keeping a close eye on regional political developments while assuring its international partners that the kingdom remains to be a very safe destination.
The sector’s vigilance was prompted by international news … February 3, 2011
SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Organizers of the Tourism Progress and Peace Conference announced today that an internationally-acclaimed panel of university professors will be the featured keynote speakers at the conference set for March 24-26, 2011 at the Dead … October 22, 2010
AMMAN – To help prepare Jordan’s tourism sector to do business online and tap into the multi-billion-dollar global online tourism market, an e-business conference took place today, organized by the USAID/Jordan Tourism Development Project II in coordination … October 14, 2010
The first quarter of 2010 heralded good news for Jordan’s tourism sector in what could be another landmark year. Statistics by the ministry of tourism and antiquities and the by the Central Bank of Jordan have shown across-the-board increases in both … April 29, 2010
The new classification system for hotels was officially launched this morning at an industry-wide event held under the patronage of HE Ms. Maha Al Khatib, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities. Representatives from all hotels around Jordan were present … February 8, 2010
For a country to be a MICE destination, it has to have a few basic elements, and Jordan has them all.Jordan is located in the middle of the Middle East and is an easily-reachable country, from most European countries with only three to four hours of flying … November 30, 2009
Interior Minister Nayef al-Qadi said the decision came as move to promote tourism to Jordan and to support economic growth. He said individual Indian tourists would be given a 2-week entry visa with a “not allowed to work in Jordan” stamp.
The … November 17, 2009
The Jordan Tourism Board is “unveiling” a unique image of Jordan to coincide with the royal state visit to Italy by Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania, which will start on Monday, October 19, 2009.
The royal visit, upon the invitation … October 19, 2009
July 11, 2008 – NY, New York - Alex Harris, CTC, Honorary Chairman, American Tourism Society (ATS), and Chairman, General Tours, was among the distinguished guests invited to The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to attend the Petra IV Conference of Nobel … July 12, 2008