Number of Petra visitors rises

01 June 2010

Jordan's Petra Development Tourism Regional Authority has reported a 41% rise in the total number of visitors to the city during the month of May, compared to the same period last year, Arabic Alghad has reported. The number of visitors reached 92,306 in May this year, compared to 65,600 during the same month a year earlier. Revenue from entrance fees also climbed 52% and reached JD1.85m ($2.6m), compared to JD1.215m a year ago.

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