Visitors to Petra drop 19% in May

08 June 2009

The number of foreign tourists visiting the ancient city of Petra dropped 19% in May to around 67,000, compared to 82,000 visitors during the same period last year, according to figures released by Jordan's Petra Archaeological Park. Revenues from Petra in May stood at JD1.215 million, compared to JD1.598 million generated in the same month last year.

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