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Petra Tourism Crash

Visitor numbers to Petra have plunged over recent years, forcing several hotels to close. Jordan Hotel Association Chairman Michael Nazzal said a solid investment from the government and a thoroughly planned marketing operation are needed to attract tourists back to…

Yousef Mansour Petra

Trashing Petra Tourism

The ludicrously high garbage collection fees charged to struggling Petra hotels is just another example of the government’s myopic approach to raising revenue. By Yusuf Mansur On its website, the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority describes itself as a…

Religious Tourism: a Sector’s Salvation?

Pope Francis’ recent trip to Jordan showcased to the world the important role that the Kingdom has played in the rich history of the Holy Land. The benefits of attracting more of the world’s faithful to visit Jordan’s many religious…

AMAZON PAYMENT

AMAZON PAYMENT SERVICES LAUNCHES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

AMAZON PAYMENT SERVICES LAUNCHES IN THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA TO EMPOWER BUSINESSES TO GO ONLINE WITH SIMPLE, AFFORDABLE, AND TRUSTED PAYMENT EXPERIENCES Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Payment Services, a payment processing service in the Middle East…

COVID-19

WB Group Increases COVID-19 Response to $14 Billion

To Help Sustain Economies and Protect Jobs, the World Bank Group Increases COVID-19 Response to $14 Billion. The World Bank and IFC’s Boards of Directors approved an increased $14 billion package of fast-track financing to assist companies and countries in…

Cultural Heritage

The Values of Cultural Heritage

Preserving local treasures sustainably and responsibly to generate business and conserve our cultural heritage. HRH Princess Dana Firas believes that the conservation of Jordan’s cultural heritage contributes greatly to protecting Jordan’s identity and sustaining its development, alongside preserving the countless…

Film Jordan

Hollywood Executives Scout Jordan for Film & TV Projects

The Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC) hosted Hollywood film and television executives as part of the RFC’s annual familiarization (FAM) tour, from the 22nd until the 29th of September 2019. The participating high-level delegation included members of major American…

Medical Center

Abdali Medical Center: Set To Bring The Highest Standards

Abdali Medical Center, a new multi-specialty hospital is ready to open its doors to patients in July, 2019 to provide high quality, patient-centered care in the district of Abdali in Amman. Abdali Medical Center is the first private medical institution…

EIB

EIB: BUILDING ECONOMIC RESILIENCE IN JORDAN

The European Investment Bank (EIB) aims to invest USD 1 billion during 2019-2020 Over four decades, the European Investment Bank has been supporting the Jordanian economy by investing in projects that make a difference in people’s life. The Bank financed…