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Nayef Al Fayez, minister of tourism, Jordan

Nayef Al Fayez, minister of tourism, Jordan

3 November 2021 Videos

Jordanian minister of tourism, Nayef Al Fayez, speaks to Breaking Travel News editor, Chris O’Toole, during World Travel Market in London. He tells us how the country is reopening following the Covid-19 pandemic and how new airlift from the UK will accelerate the recovery.

Ryanair to launch new flights to Jordan

Ryanair to launch new flights to Jordan

6 February 2018 Airline News Tourism News

Ryanair has launched its first flights to Jordan, with 14 routes in total to Amman and Aqaba airports now on offer. The airline said it expected to deliver almost 500,000 customers each year as it expands its operation in the Middle East.

UK visitors drive tourism in Jordan

UK visitors drive tourism in Jordan

Jordan saw further growth in UK visitor numbers in 2017, with numbers increasing by six per cent, compared to the same period in 2016. The rise in travellers follows the launch of Jordan’s adventure offering through the introduction of the Jordan Trail and the resurgence of consumer confidence in the country.

Jordan welcomes increasing number of British visitors

Jordan welcomes increasing number of British visitors

5 May 2017 Tourism News

Jordan saw further growth in UK visitor numbers in the first quarter of 2017, January – March, increasing by 15.8 per cent, compared to the same period in 2016. The swell in travellers follows the announcement that UK tourists to the Hashemite Kingdom also grew by seven per cent in 2016.

Jordan welcomes first golf course, Ayla

Jordan welcomes first golf course, Ayla

20 April 2017 Tourism News

Conceived with golf professionals and enthusiasts in mind, there are very few destinations in the Middle East that offer the prestigious facilities and serene surroundings provided by Ayla. Designed by legendary golfer Greg Norman, the 18-hole championship course is situated at the heart of Aqaba’s newest waterfront development.

Jordan urges calm following terror attack

Jordan urges calm following terror attack

Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, the managing director of the Jordan Tourism Board, has counselled tour groups are still running as scheduled following a terror attack in the country over the weekend. “Visitors continue to fly into our airports and we do not expect this incident to affect the tourism sector as Jordan remains to be an oasis of calm in a turbulent region,” said Arabiyat.