TOURISM

Abu Dhabi explores Jordan’s tourism industrySeptember 17, 2014

Abu Dhabi is keen to explore the intra-regional potential from Jordan according to a delegation of travel industry experts to the emirate.


The factors being considered are infrastructural development, accommodation, an array of family attractions and increasing air access. The emirate welcomed 11 key agents along with Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi)"...

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Royal Jordanian hosts AACO Business Technology Forum 2014 in AmmanSeptember 16, 2014

RJ Chairman of the Board/ President & CEO Nasser Lozi inaugurated the Arab Air Carriers Organization (AACO) Business Technology Forum 2014, held in Amman between September 15 and 16, 2014, and gathering 13 Arab airlines including Royal Jordanian Airlines. During his opening speech, Lozi expressed RJ’s satisfaction with hosting this forum in Jordan, stressing the importance of this meeting that assembles a selection of experts and professionals working for different Arab airlines to discuss issues related to information technology, communications and the development of the work environment...

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‘250,000 people visited book fair’September 14, 2014

Despite booksellers’ complaints of slow demand at the 15th Amman International Book Fair, organisers on Saturday said the event attracted around a quarter-million visitors.


“Around 250,000 people visited the stalls and the activities held during the fair this year,” Wael Abed Rabo, vice-president of the Jordanian Publishers Union (JPU), told The Jordan Times.


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Kuwait takes part in Amman int'l fair bookSeptember 13, 2014

Kuwait's leading cultural establishments and publishing houses are taking part in the Amman 15th International Book Fair "setting up a bridge" of intellectual interaction with the Jordanian readers, many of whom have shown particular interest in the Kuwaiti publications.

Meshaa'el Al-Abdullah, a researcher at Kuwait University's scientific research council, said in remarks to KUNA that the Kuwaiti research council is taking part in this major cultural event for "interacting with the Jordanian reader.

"The Kuwaiti University participation is in continuation of Kuwait's march of...

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Four Seasons Hotel Amman invites brides to think out of the pastry boxSeptember 11, 2014

When it comes to creating a menu, whether it’s for an intimate gathering with friends and family or a gala wedding with all the works for a thousand guests, thinking outside the box is the only way to go and that’s the motto of the Outside Catering Team at Four Seasons Hotel Amman.


As the city’s premier hotel, Four Seasons Hotel Amman is home to the most"...

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DoubleTree by Hilton Opens 10th London LocationAugust 28, 2014

DoubleTree by Hilton today celebrated the opening of the latest addition to its growing London portfolio – the brand’s 10th hotel in the capital area. DoubleTree by Hilton London – Islington is located in the heart of fashionable Islington, offering an ideal base for exploring London’s many attractions. The stylish property, which marks the brand’s"......

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Emirates Neon Group Set To Launch New Business Plans at the Grand Hotel ShowAugust 26, 2014

The fifteenth edition of the Hotel Show Dubai, the largest hotel supply event for the MENA region will see Emirates Neon Group, one of the pioneering visual communications companies as one of their main exhibitors this year. The company is proud to announce their biggest expansion plan, of launching three new services under their existing portfolio, namely Architectural Lighting, Façade Lighting and Hotel Art. Set in the convenient location of Dubai World Trade Centre, ENG will host their stall at hall 7, stand # 7C176,"...

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Visitors from Gulf states up by 20%August 25, 2014


The number of tourists from Gulf states visiting the Kingdom increased by 20 percent in the first five months of the year, according to Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Nidal Qatamin.

The minister said in a press statement on Thursday that by the end of May this year, the number of tourists from Gulf states had risen to 354,943, compared to 345,618 for the same period of 2013.

"Visitors from Gulf states, mainly Saudi Arabia, represent 17 percent of the total tourists coming to Jordan," he said, adding that Gulf tourism is not affected too much by the instability in the region.

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Enjoy Dubai this Summer with Special Family Rates at Ramada Jumeirah and Ramada DubaiAugust 25, 2014

The Ramada Jumeirah and Ramada Dubai hotels mark this summer season with special family packages starting from just AED 450++. Rates are inclusive of breakfast, internet and up to 2 kids (under 12 years of age sharing the parents room) can stay and dine for free. A discount of up to 30% on the rate can be enjoyed for stays longer than 3 nights.


Both hotels are centrally"...

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‘Number of overnight visitors rises by 3% in first seven months of 2014’ August 20, 2014

The number of overnight visitors to the Kingdom increased by 3 per cent during the first seven months of 2014, standing at 2,305,870 tourists, compared with 2,237,493 in the same period last year, Tourism Minister Nidal Katamine said Tuesday.The number of overnight visitors to the Kingdom increased by 3 per cent during the first seven months of 2014, standing at 2,305,870 tourists, compared with 2,237,493 in the same period last year, Tourism Minister Nidal Katamine said Tuesday.

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