Jordan tourism revenue up 5.2%

The industry saw USD 1.8 billion in turnover during the first quarter of this year.

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Amman – Tourism revenues in Jordan came out to JOD 1.3 billion (USD 1.8 billion) in Q1 2019, up 5.2% year-on-year, as per monthly statistics from the Ministry of Tourism and AntiquitiesPetra reported.

The Ministry also said in a press release that international tourist numbers climbed 33.3%, while hotel stays were up 36% and the number of tourist groups visiting Jordan increased by 19.7%.

As reported by ANBA on March 31, Jordan is promoting itself as a destination in Brazil, and is looking to see a 10% increase in Brazilian tourist numbers this year. Pictured are the Roman ruins in Jerash, Jordan.

Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum

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