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Faith-based travelers hold the key to Jordan’s growing tourism

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.

International conference on conserving and developing Petra opens in Amman today

PETRA, Jordan (eTN) - On the occasion of the 200-year anniversary of the rediscovery of Petra, a two-day conference on “Conserving and Presenting Petra to the World” was launched today under the p

Annual Citadel Nights graces Amman evenings

Under the patronage of Jordan Prime Minister Dr.

Cirque du Soleil performs in Jordan for first time

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

easyJet breaks ground by commencing service to Amman

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - UK’s low-cost carrier easyJet started a thrice-weekly service from London’s Gatwick Airport to the capital city of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Amman, beginning today.

Unveiling travel market trends to boost tourist arrivals and revenues

AMMAN, Jordan – To help travel and tourism industry professionals in Jordan develop successful marketing programs based on examined market demands, trends, and opportunities, the USAID/Jordan Touris

King of Jordan meets with UNWTO secretary-general

His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, received United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) secretary-general, Taleb Rifai, at the Royal Palace in Amman to discuss the strategic importance of t

Jordan welcomes first Ramada Hotel Suites in Amman

Ramada Hotel is proud to announce the opening of its first Ramada Hotel and Suites in Amman.

Amman celebrates centennial anniversary with carnival and marathon

In one of the biggest and most unique carnivals in the region, attended by hundreds of thousands of citizens and visitors and broadcasted live to millions, Amman, the capital city of Jordan, celebrate

Jordan: A destination for leisure and wellness

For at least 2000 years ago, The Dead Sea have been known as a unique combination of climatic conditions and elements; sun, water, mud and air.

Define your position on Islam and peace, Islamists tell pope

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - Controversial remarks by Pope Benedict XVI about Islam and Prophet Mohammad in 2006 could catch up with him during his May visit to the Mideast.

Jordan Tourism Board prepares for a landmark 2009

The Jordan Tourism Board has said it was looking forward to a landmark year, which will witness a series of anniversaries, celebrations, and events.

African aviation laments air crashes

KAMPALA, Uganda (eTN) - Eastern African aviation had another bad day yesterday when a light aircraft crashed in Kenya with a minister and an assistant minister on board, while in Khartoum an A310 of Sudan Airways crashed and exploded on landing killing scores of people on board.Kenyan Roads Minister Kipkalya Kones and Home Affairs Assistant Minister

Grand Hyatt Amman named “Best Business Hotel in Amman”

Benno Geruschkat, General Manager of Grand Hyatt Amman, is pleased to announce that the hotel has been named the city’s best business hotel in 2008 according to readers of Business Traveller Middle East magazine.

US tourists in Jordan back on track…but slowly

AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) - Blond American tourists were common visitors to bustling downtown Amman, wearing the traditional Middle Eastern kefiyahs, as they combed the market looking for souvenirs.

American tourism in Jordan slowly back on track

Blond American tourists were common visitors to bustling downtown Amman, wearing the traditional Middle Eastern kaffiyeh, as they combed the market looking for souvenirs.