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Strong demand for Middle East exhibitors at EIBTM 2013

Strong demand for Middle East exhibitors at EIBTM 2013

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
NTA addresses faith-based tourism in Jordan

NTA addresses faith-based tourism in Jordan

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
Jordan is the first country in the Middle East to install tourism webcams in collaboration with EarthCam

Jordan is the first country in the Middle East to install tourism webcams in collaboration with EarthCam

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
Seychelles Tourism Office Middle East raises Seychelles' profile in Jordanian market

Seychelles Tourism Office Middle East raises Seychelles' profile in Jordanian market

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 releases first travel guide to Jordan

Bradt releases first travel guide to Jordan

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
For the second year, Citadel Nights lights up Amman’s highest hill

For the second year, Citadel Nights lights up Amman’s highest hill

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
Jordan holds International Conference on Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change

Jordan holds International Conference on Seizing Tourism Market Opportunities in Times of Rapid Change

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
Kingdom of Jordan set to tap tourism season

Kingdom of Jordan set to tap tourism season

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
Cirque du Soleil presents for the first time in Jordan the signature production Saltimbanco

Cirque du Soleil presents for the first time in Jordan the signature production Saltimbanco

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
President and First Lady of Italy complete state visit to Jordan

President and First Lady of Italy complete state visit to Jordan

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
Jordan once again exhibited at the ITB trade fair in Berlin for 2012

Jordan once again exhibited at the ITB trade fair in Berlin for 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
Travel bloggers contribute to innovative marketing of Jordan

Travel bloggers contribute to innovative marketing of Jordan

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
New innovative marketing collaboration between JTB and travel bloggers

New innovative marketing collaboration between JTB and travel bloggers

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
Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts reaches 20 Green Globe certifications regionally

Mövenpick Hotels and Resorts reaches 20 Green Globe certifications regionally

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
100 Days of Giveaways from Jordan Tourism Board

100 Days of Giveaways from Jordan Tourism Board

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
Jordan Tourism Board launches Capture Jordan photo contest

Jordan Tourism Board launches Capture Jordan photo contest

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
Jordan continues to be a safe tourist destination

Jordan continues to be a safe tourist destination

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
Leading tourism and hospitality scholars contribute expertise at Tourism Progress and Peace Conference

Leading tourism and hospitality scholars contribute expertise at Tourism Progress and Peace Conference

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
International experts in Jordan to develop e-business for tourism

International experts in Jordan to develop e-business for tourism

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
Jordanian tourism booms in the first quarter

Jordanian tourism booms in the first quarter

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
New hotel classification system launched today in Jordan

New hotel classification system launched today in Jordan

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
Jordan is an excellent meetings, conferences, incentive, and business travel destination

Jordan is an excellent meetings, conferences, incentive, and business travel destination

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
Jordan lifts visa restrictions on individual Indian tourists and JTB praises move

Jordan lifts visa restrictions on individual Indian tourists and JTB praises move

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
Jordan “unveils” images of magnificent destinations

Jordan “unveils” images of magnificent destinations

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
Alex Harris, CTC, Honorary Chairman, American Tourism Society participant at the Petra IV Conference of Nobel Laureates in Jordan

Alex Harris, CTC, Honorary Chairman, American Tourism Society participant at the Petra IV Conference of Nobel Laureates in Jordan

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



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