The Museum of Jordan has opened in the country’s capital, Amman, housing over 2,000 artefacts from Jordanian history, including the Dead Sea Scrolls. The museum features nine major exhibition themes, showcasing Jordan’s environment, food, architecture, trade, politics, communication, industry, religion and daily domestic life through a range of interactive displays.
EarthCam and the award-winning Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) have teamed up to launch a collection of live streaming webcams, with views of some of the country’s most treasured and visited locations. This is a major development for the JTB, as Jordan is the first country in the Middle East to install tourism webcams with great appreciation for Zain Jordan for sponsoring the live Internet feed for all cameras.
As part of its efforts to promote the Jordanian tourism product, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) will once again exhibit at the World Travel Market, which is one of the biggest tourism trade shows in the world.
Bradt Travel Guides has published its first guidebook to Jordan. Written by Carole French, the guide discusses Jordan’s history and culture, eco projects, wildlife and marine life, desert treks, markets, and malls.
The International Conference on seizing tourism market opportunities in times of rapid change took place on June 5-7, 2012, under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al-Hussein, at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center at the Dead Sea in Jordan.
The Jordan Tourism Board’s (JTB) stand displayed its new design, first revealed at World Travel Market (WTM) in London in November 2011, with a 3D entrance depicting the Siq and the path to the Treasury at Petra. It was also awarded a certificate for the 5th Best Stand at ITB.