Tag: Tourism

The World Bank

Jordan GDP to Hit 3 Percent in 2016 – World Bank

The World Bank said Jordan’s GDP should reach 3 percent in 2016, up from 2.4 percent in 2015, which was the slowest pace of growth in four years. In its latest MENA Economic Report, the bank said the rise in…

Tourism Drive Reaping Results

Jordan’s struggling tourism industry appears to have begun benefiting from a package of measures introduced last year that aimed to entice first time holidaymakers to the Kingdom and win back repeat visitors, particularly from the Gulf. Thanks to its abundance…

tourism

Tourism SOS

Despite the big international marketing drive that was recently undertaken by the Jordan Tourism Board, other players in the Kingdom’s tourism sector still say a much more concerted strategy is needed to help them escape their slump. By Rebecca Irvine It’s…

Ayla Oasis

Aqaba Rising: Ayla – Build it and they will Come

Ayla, a sprawling Dubai-style development featuring a world class golf course and man-made lagoons, is shaping up to be central to Aqaba’s plans to become a world class tourism and leisure destination. There are several multimillion-dollar mixed-use mega projects under…

Several International Brands Planning to Pull Out of Jordan

Several international clothing brands are preparing to leave Jordan due to falling sales in a retail market increasingly weighed down by rising taxes and reduced disposable income among consumers, the head of the Textile and Ready-Made Garments Syndicate said. While…

The Finer Things: Hotels

Top executives already have enough tough choices and compromises to make in the boardroom without having to worry about settling for second best in the rest of their everyday lives. With this in mind, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide…

The Finer Things-Travel: Clinique la Prairie, Clarens-Montreux, Switzerland

The Finer Things: Traveling

Top executives already have enough tough choices and compromises to make in the boardroom without having to worry about settling for second best in the rest of their everyday lives. With this in mind, we’ve put together a comprehensive guide…

Royal Jordanian's Crown Lounge at Queen Alia International Airport

RJ’s QAIA Lounge Voted Best in Africa and Middle East

In a sign the Kingdom’s aviation sector is successfully wooing coveted frequent flyers, Royal Jordanian’s Crown lounge at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) was named the best in Africa and the Middle East at the Priority Pass Airport Lounge of…

Ramada

Ramada Resort Dead Sea Under New Management

Ramada Worldwide, part of the Wyndham Hotels Group, the largest hotel chain in the world, is proud to announce the take- over of the management of the former Winter Valley Warwick Resort & Spa Dead Sea with effect as of 1st December 2015….