Tourism visitors up, revenues down in Jordan

23 December 2009

Jordan's tourism revenues dropped slightly in the first 11 months of this year as the overall number of visitors increased, according to statistics issued by the Central Bank of Jordan. The statistics show that revenues generated by the sector between January and November stood at JD1.899 billion, down from JD1.915 billion during the same period in 2008. The figures also revealed that 6,538,518 tourists visited the Kingdom during the first 11 months of 2009, a 0.3% increase from last year, when 6,516,428 visitors were registered.

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