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    Tourism income at $4.8bln in Jan-Oct of 2022

    November 17, 2022
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    Amman, Nov. 16 (Petra) -- Jordan's tourism revenue stood at $4.777 billion in the first ten months of 2022, an increase of 125.4 percent compared to the corresponding period of last year, after the number of incoming tourists spiked by more than two million, reaching a total of 4.1 million tourists.

    According to data released Wednesday by the Central Bank of Jordan, non-resident Jordanians' expenditure on travel hiked by 66.3 percent to reach $1.2 billion in the January-October period of 2022 compared to the same period in 2021, after the number of outgoing tourists rose by 64.7 percent.

    On a monthly level, tourism revenue picked up by 54.4 percent, amounting to more than $550 million after the number of incoming tourists rose by 160,400, reaching 482,800 tourists compared to the same month of last year. The figure is a record, the bank said, making it the highest number of incoming tourists during the month of October since 2014.
    The figures also indicated that tourism revenue from non-resident Jordanians inched up by 8.7 percent, amounting to $121.2 million.

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