PCMA and the Jordan Convention Bureau (JCB) have partnered to provide business events education to business events industry stakeholders in Amman, Jordan.
The new partnership was facilitated by the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism (BEST) project, which seeks to enable Jordan’s transformation into a globally competitive tourism destination.
The first educational workshop resulting from the new partnership took place Jan. 18-19 at The Regency Grand Palace Hotel Amman, bringing together 25 industry professionals from the area for sessions designed to share effective strategies to increase competitiveness so they can help attract more regional and international business to Jordan.
(Amman - November 01, 2019) – International rock band Coldplay has announced they are launching their anticipated album “Everyday Life”, on Friday, November 22, 2019 with two performances in Amman, Jordan – livestreamed on YouTube.
According to the band, Coldplay chose Jordan for its natural beauty and historical and cultural significance, while also reflecting the middle eastern flavors and motifs that permeate the album’s music and artwork. The band added “We’re really excited to launch our new album in Jordan. It has always felt like the perfect place for these two special shows.”
(Amman – July 11, 2019) – The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) and The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities are delighted to announce that the partnership with easyJet, one of the world’s leading low cost cariers, is already expanding its operations with the addition of 3 new routes to AqabaI from Venice, Geneva, and Milan as part of its Jordan Winter 2019 schedule. With a total of 5 routes connecting between 4 countries, the new routes are a part of the ever-growing partnership between Jordan and easyJet. HE Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Majd Shweikeh, elaborated: “Jordan has witnessed a tremendous positive shift in the tourism sector in 2018, and in 2019, the momentum is still as steadfast as it was last year. This expansion is the result of very hard work and we can see the results of our efforts with LCCs on the ground in every tourism attraction. We look forward to more success in the future with more routes and more tourism arrivals which will encourage more development and investment in this vital sector.”
(Amman - May XX, 2019) – Jordan Tourism Board has signed a partnership agreement with EnjoyJo project, the brainchild of 17-year old King’s Academy student Robert Said, which aims to enhance the Jordanian tourism sector by providing additional valuable services to Jordan-bound tourists. The project was created with an aim to benefit both the tourism industry and local businesses, as well as add value to tourists when visiting Jordan, all without incurring any cost by JTB nor the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities.
(Amman, Jordan) Tuesday, December 4, 2018 - The Managing Director of Jordan Tourism Board, Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, has appointed world-renowned photographer Mr. Muhammed Muheisen, a two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner and a National Geographic photographer as a global ambassador for Jordan Tourism Board.
Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (5 Nov) announced a new twice weekly service from Malta to Amman, its 15 th route to Jordan. Ryanair will carry almost 500,000 customers p.a. to/from Jordan on 15 routes in total to Amman and Aqaba airports in the next year.
This nomination will play a pivotal role in increasing the number of new tourists to Jordan to explore this Middle Eastern time-old destination with a modern twist (Amman, Jordan) Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - The world-renowned travel guidebook publisher, Lonely Plant, has named Jordan as a destination that travelers need to visit in 2019. Each year, travel enthusiasts around the globe anticipate the release of Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel guide, a go-to source for the best travel destinations, unique experiences and trends for the year ahead, and this year, Jordan has been named one of the 10 most coveted destinations for 2019.