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Articles tagged “jordan”

Tourism

Jordan Studies Impact of Earthquakes of the Future in Petra Region

Jordan is showing that it's better to plan before the earthquakes than after.

Jordan Studies Impact of Earthquakes of the Future in Petra Region

Tourism

Syria’s Domino Effect on the Region’s Tourism

With the exception of Jordan, the countries hit hardest by the Syrian crisis are the rare destinations that have both a democracy and secular leadership.

Tourism

The Race to Save Petra From Its Own Success

Keeping the amazing heritage of Petra in good shape, and conserve it for future generations means playing a delicate balancing game with current demand for tourists to visit the unstable area.

The Race to Save Petra From Its Own Success

Tourism

Jordan sees tourism numbers drop by 10% in first quarter of 2013

Jordan has focused promotional efforts on western journalists and travel bloggers, yet the nation has only seen numbers from those regions decline. Meanwhile, Saudi Arabian travelers and other visitors from the region are picking up the slack.

Hotels

Jordan hotel industry fears new tax will scare away international brands

The government is looking to make a greater profit off its growing hotel industry, but hoteliers don’t want greediness to stifle the attractiveness of the market before it has time to mature.

Jordan hotel industry fears new tax will scare away international brands

Airlines

Amman’s new international terminal opens as a tribute to the culture within

Jordan’s history and culture is woven into the smallest design elements of the new terminal and will serve as an example to other airports looking for ways to exude local culture to travelers passing through.

Amman’s new international terminal opens as a tribute to the culture within

Tourism

The tourist Obama gawks at Petra on his trip, like millions have before

This will surely give Jordan, about the only "peaceful" country in that region, a great tourism marketing platform to build on its economy.

The tourist Obama gawks at Petra on his trip, like millions have before

Airlines

Royal Jordanian makes impressive turnaround from loss to profit in 2012

RJ’s success story of increased passenger traffic and decreased operation spend shows there’s still room for small players in a region populated with global dominators including Emirates and Qatar.

Royal Jordanian makes impressive turnaround from loss to profit in 2012

Hotels

Ritz-Carlton says Middle East expansion is close second to Asian growth

The Ritz exec's comments speak to both the enthusiasm some brands rightly have for the region as well as the concern they have prior to making any formal financial promises.

Skift Originals

Jordan’s new tourism push around Lawrence Of Arabia’s 50th anniversary HD re-release

Jordan's the only country in that region that's safe enough these day. It has been making a concerted push since Arab Spring, especially in digital arena, to make people aware of that fact.

Jordan’s new tourism push around Lawrence Of Arabia’s 50th anniversary HD re-release