jordan_petraThe number of visitors to Jordan rose by 4.4 percent in the month of June this year.

Jordan’s Minister of Labour and Tourism and Antiquities; Nidal Qatamin said that the number of visitors to Jordan reached 530,194, compared to 507,732 in the same month last year. Overnight visitors also rose by 4.7 percent in the same month to reach 387,175, compared to 369,768 in the same month in 2013.

The Kingdom’s tourism revenues rose by 13.6 percent in the first half of 2014, standing at $2.3 billion (JD1.6 billion), compared to $2 billion in the same period of 2013.

Tourism revenues rose by 11.6 percent in June this year, standing at $421.3 million, compared to $377 million in the same month of last year.

Source: Jordan News Agency