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August 18, 2022 7:14 pm

Jordan achieves $2.87 billion in tourism revenue in 7 months

Tourists surged from 1.72 to 2.5 mn
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Tourists visiting Jordan's Petra

Tourism income in Jordan climbed 204.5 percent to $2.87 billion in the first seven months of this year, due to a surge in the number of tourists from 1.722 million to 2.503 million, according to the latest figures released by the country’s central bank.  

International outbound tourism expenditure reached $832 million in the first seven months of 2022, constituting an increase of 99.7 percent compared with the same period in 2021, as a result of a 95 percent increase in the number of Jordanian tourists traveling abroad, according to the data.

Month on month, the data showed a 123.3 percent increase in tourism income to $673.3 million last July compared to the same month the previous year, owing to a 326,000 increase in the number of tourists visiting the country during the same month in comparison to the same period the previous year, reaching 587,000 visitors.