Articles tagged “petra”

Jordan Turns to UNESCO and Italy to Help Protect Petra’s Treasures

Jordan Turns to UNESCO and Italy to Help Protect Petra’s Treasures

The Jordan Times

Italy has its own challenges protecting archaeological treasures, but it's smart of Jordan to turn for help before it becomes too late.

5 years ago

The Race to Save Petra From Its Own Success

The Race to Save Petra From Its Own Success

Gaelle Sundelin, Jordan Times

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.

6 years ago

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

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

Julie Pace, Associated Press

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

7 years ago