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Dr. Emad Hijazeen, Deputy Chief Commissioner & Petra Archaeological Park Commissioner of Petra Authority (PDTRA)
"We want it to be a unique experience because Petra is a unique place, there is no other place like Petra in the Continue
Dominika Bzduchova
Dr. Fawzi Al-Hammouri, CEO, General Manager of Specialty Hospital
Specialty Hospital, Jordan's Top Hospital for Medical Tourism
Dr. Fawzi Al-Hammouri, CEO, General Manager of Specialty Hospital, Chairman of Jordan Private Hospitals Association
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29 February 2016 |
"My father’s vision was always to produce a great wine of Jordan and he always believed that this country could produce one of the greatest wines in the world. I don’t think he is mistaken," says Continue
29 February 2016 |
"The Jordanian wine industry has been around for some time now. It went through a major revival twenty years ago. The quality of wine has improved dramatically since 1999 or 2000. In Jordan we produce Continue
24 February 2016 |
"We are keen to continue to be in the number one position as the most awarded and accredited hospital providing the highest quality care. We are also keen to maintain Jordan as the number one medical Continue
19 February 2016 |
"We are finalising our calendar of events for 2016. I shall focus on two major events that I hope to conduct in 2016. One shall be either in March or April. In the past month, in cooperation with the Continue
19 February 2016 |
"In the past four years, we have been working on developing a strategic master plan for Petra. Through this we have finalised which projects will be contracted and what type of investment could help Continue
18 February 2016 |
"Ayla is very unique; it is basically realising the vision of Aqaba in a way. The vision of Aqaba was to have 50% of its activities in tourism and in other related developments. So Ayla was given land Continue
18 February 2016 |
"We remain optimistic and resilient. I think the word resilient here is very important. Jordan has seen many adversities, not in Jordan but in neighbouring countries," explains Sahl Dudin, Managing Continue
18 February 2016 |
"Tourism is basically the major sources of income to the Kingdom and the employer of tens of thousands of people. Jordan boasts many touristic sites like Petra, Jerash, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea and Aqaba. Continue
Omar Zumot, the Winemaker (Zumot Wines, Saint George)
"My father always believed that this country could produce one of the greatest wines in the Continue
Dr. Emad Hijazeen, Deputy Chief Commissioner & Petra Archaeological Park Commissioner of Petra Authority (PDTRA)
"We want it to be a unique experience because Petra is a unique place, there is no other Continue
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Omar Zumot, the Winemaker (Zumot Wines, Saint George)
"My father always believed that this country could produce one of the greatest wines in the Continue
Dr. Emad Hijazeen, Deputy Chief Commissioner & Petra Archaeological Park Commissioner of Petra Authority (PDTRA)
"We want it to be a unique experience because Petra is a unique place, there is no other Continue
Dr. Fawzi Al-Hammouri, CEO, General Manager of Specialty Hospital, Chairman of Jordan Private Hospitals Association
In 2014, Jordan received more than 250,000 patients from abroad and was awarded The Best Continue
08 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
We are seeing about 40% growth in receipts and 30-35% in tourist arrivals. By any standard we are probably witnessing a year of boom rather than doom, and we are very optimistic.  Continue
08 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
We are proud that Jordan is hosting the next World Forum for Automotive Museums 2011.  Continue
07 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
In 2009 Deloitte reported that Jordan was among the top ranking countries for medical tourism and several of our hospitals were marked as centers of excellence. Continue
07 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
The growth of tourism in the first six months of 2010 was 30%, and in tourism receipts it was 28%. Continue
05 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
The current strategy ends in 2010 and we already surpassed the target by 35% in terms of revenues. The target was 1.9 billion JD in revenues and eight months ago we reached that number. Continue
04 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
Petra has over 3000 special monuments; the type of architecture there is really amazing. Continue
29 February 2016 |
"My father’s vision was always to produce a great wine of Jordan and he always believed that this country could produce one of the greatest wines in the world. I don’t think he is mistaken," says Continue
29 February 2016 |
"The Jordanian wine industry has been around for some time now. It went through a major revival twenty years ago. The quality of wine has improved dramatically since 1999 or 2000. In Jordan we produce Continue
24 February 2016 |
"We are keen to continue to be in the number one position as the most awarded and accredited hospital providing the highest quality care. We are also keen to maintain Jordan as the number one medical Continue
19 February 2016 |
"We are finalising our calendar of events for 2016. I shall focus on two major events that I hope to conduct in 2016. One shall be either in March or April. In the past month, in cooperation with the Continue
19 February 2016 |
"In the past four years, we have been working on developing a strategic master plan for Petra. Through this we have finalised which projects will be contracted and what type of investment could help Continue
18 February 2016 |
"Ayla is very unique; it is basically realising the vision of Aqaba in a way. The vision of Aqaba was to have 50% of its activities in tourism and in other related developments. So Ayla was given land Continue
18 February 2016 |
"We remain optimistic and resilient. I think the word resilient here is very important. Jordan has seen many adversities, not in Jordan but in neighbouring countries," explains Sahl Dudin, Managing Continue
18 February 2016 |
"Tourism is basically the major sources of income to the Kingdom and the employer of tens of thousands of people. Jordan boasts many touristic sites like Petra, Jerash, Wadi Rum, Dead Sea and Aqaba. Continue
11 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
Lina Annab, General Manager of Zara Investment, which is the largest employer in the 5-star hotel industry in Jordan and controls approximately 30% of the Hashemite Kingdom's total room inventory Continue
10 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
H.E. Maha Al Khatib talks about the Jordan tourism strategy covering the periods 2011-2015 and assesses the results of the strategy that ended in 2010. One of the positive highlights of the former Continue
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02 December 2010 |
Ben Novak
Many people visiting the country are warned that the Eastern areas contain nothing that might interest a foreigner, or worse, that these areas are dangerous. This is truly unfortunate; visitors to Continue
25 November 2010 |
Jacques Yétérian
With over 10,000 registered archaeological sites, one can visit the earliest known human settlements in the world; some of the best preserved Roman temples, forums, and Colosseum outside Italy Continue
16 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
Jordan’s economy has had robust growth of 6%-7% every year since 2000, with highs of 8% in 2004, and 7.8% in 2008. While the world financial crisis slowed growth to 2.8% in 2009, it but did not Continue
16 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
The famous “Lost City” of Petra, remembered in poetry as “a rose-red city half as old as time,” and unforgettably featured in a host of films, novels, and video games, is one of the “Seven Continue
14 November 2010 |
Peter Matay
The growth of tourism sector was 30% (28% of tourism receipts) in the first six months of 2010. The targets of current strategy that ends in 2010 was surpassed by 35% in terms of revenue reaching Continue