Malaysia Looks At Jordan For More Tourists From Middle East CountriesOctober 26, 2016

Malaysia is looking at Jordan in its efforts to entice more tourists from the Middle East, Tourism Malaysia Director-General, Datuk Seri Mirza Mohammad Taiyab, said.

He said that since both countries were moving towards improving tourist arrivals, it would be a good time to target tourists from Jordan, which has shared diplomatic relations with Malaysia since 1965.

Another positive factor for bilataral tourism was when the Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ), the Kingdom's flag carrier, recommenced its operations to Kuala Lumpur in 2010, he said on the sidelines of the Jordan Tourism...

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All welcome to Aqaba: Jordan welcomes Ukrainian tourists under new charter flight agreementOctober 24, 2016

Some 167 passengers arrived in Aqaba on Saturday on the first charter flight from Ukraine under a new agreement to boost tourism, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) said.

Under the agreement, signed by Jordan Experience and the Ukraine’s Feerie Travel, weekly charter flights will be operated from Kiev to Aqaba’s King Hussein International"...

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Patients need easier visa access to boost medical tourism — PHAOctober 23, 2016

Jordan is considered a leading medical tourism destination, but several measures should be adopted to maintain this position, according to a sector representative.

Fawzi Hammouri, president of the Private Hospitals Association (PHA), said the Kingdom had positioned itself as one of the most accessible medical tourism destinations, successfully competing on the global stage.


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Amman Rotana Hotel Opens as the tallest building in the KingdomOctober 20, 2016

Amman Rotana, the tallest building in the Kingdom, towers 188 metres and features 50 floors that include 412 lavish rooms and suites that were designed to combine luxury and comfort. Additionally, the hotel is home to a number of world-class dining venues, the cutting-edge Bodylines Fitness & Wellness Club and an outdoor swimming pool.

Located in Amman’s new downtown as an integral part of the Abdali project,"...

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Italy archaeologists discuss water in ancient JordanOctober 20, 2016

Italian archaeologists yesterday highlighted the significance of water resources in ancient civilizations in Jordan, following detailed studies of major sites across the kingdom.

The findings were discussed during a seminar held at the Jordan University in cooperation with the Italian embassy titled 'Precious Water: Paths of Jordanian civilizations as seen in the Italian archaeological excavations'. Organizers said the seminar will help understand problem of water in Jordan, one of the water impoverished nations in the world. It would also help face challenges of water scarcity in the...

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Jordan: Discovery of new hot spring has potential for tourism developmentOctober 17, 2016

Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazem Al Nasser Saturday announced the discovery of a new source of hot mineral water south of Amman "with unique natural features" that could be the hottest in the Kingdom and the region as well, according to the ministry's records.

Nasser said the new source of therapeutic water of 77 degrees celsius was unearthed during the ministry's exploration work to implement the new national water strategy 2016-2025 to secure "non-conventional""...

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Wadi Rum experience provides tourists with ‘unforgettable memories’ October 15, 2016

Visitors of the Valley of the Moon, Wadi Rum, find a peaceful refuge to unwind from all of life’s burdens and return to the simple life.

But there are many other reasons to visit Wadi Rum, some 300km south of Amman, including nature, history and culture.

“Just the silent beauty of a place such as this will always have a place"...

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Check In to Conrad Hotels & Resorts and Check Out Inspired DestinationsOctober 14, 2016

Coming off a successful launch in 2015, Conrad Hotels & ResortsStay Inspired initiative has expanded with a series of exclusive and limited time only events and offerings for global luxury travelers. Honoring the brand’s deep commitment to connecting guests with local culture through thoughtfully curated 1, 3 and 5-hour itineraries at all 26 Conrad hotels, the new Stay Inspired programming will include a personalized in-room “Experiences Menu” at select hotels, globally sourced"......

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The Landmark Amman Rotana Hotel opens for business October 12, 2016

The Tallest Tower in the Kingdom Includes 50 Floors and is 188 Metres High

Amman Rotana hotel, the newest property by Rotana, one of the leading hotel management companies in the Middle East, Africa, South Asia and Eastern Europe, is already creating an expectant buzz and attracting widespread attention from both visitors and tourists in the Kingdom since opening its"...

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Palestinian Cultural Exhibition to open on SaturdayOctober 12, 2016

The annual Palestinian Cultural Exhibition opens on Saturday at the Association of Jordanian Contractors in Amman, showcasing a wide range of items of Palestinian cultural significance.

The three-day exhibition, organised by the Palestinian Cultural Centre in cooperation with the Palestinian embassy, will display artwork including a large collection of traditional cross-stitch embroidery, posters and books about"...

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