Jordan's GCC tourism figures increase

27 September 2010

Gulf tourists account for 29 per cent of the country’s total tourist income

Jordan’s Tourism Ministry says that the kingdom’s earnings from GCC countries’ tourists rose 11 per cent during the past eight months, making up about 29 per cent of the country’s total tourist income, Arabic Alghad has reported. The number of GCC tourists visiting Jordan also increased by 8 per cent compared to last year. Jordan’s total tourism income during the period grew 20 per cent to $2.3bn, ministry figures showed.

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