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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
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.
Setting off through the sandy deserts of Jordan; the mysteriously sand-etched monuments at Petra, biblical sites, baren dunes and starry night skies at Wadi Rum all bring me a step closer to understan
During the World Travel Market (WTM) in London, eTurboNews met with Mr. Nayef Al Fayez, director general of the Jordan Tourism Board and had this exclusive interview.
Not only is the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) utilizing the philosophy of thinking outside the box, they have gone one step further by actually thinking "on" the box.
AMMAN - The number of tourists who visited Jordan's ancient city of Petra in 2008 stood at 800,000 compared with 500,000 in 2007, the Petra Archaeological Park said on Sunday.
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 C
Amman - A US tourist died Saturday when he fell from a rocky area at Jordan's ancient city of Petra, about 200 kilometres south of Amman, according to an official medical spokesman.The 76-year-old tourist, Robert Sett, suffered a scull fracture and bleeding, and died at the state-run Queen Rania Hospital shortly after first aid was performed on him, the spokesman said.