Jordan's tourism income up 10.2pct in 2019 at $5.8bln

[1/16/2020 7:00:41 PM]

AMMONNEWS - Jordan's tourism income expanded by 10.2 percent in 2019 to a staggering $5.8 billion (about JD4.11 billion dinars) compared to 2018.

The Central Bank of Jordan attributed the rise to an increase in the number of overnight tourists by 8.9 percent over the past year, to 5.66 million tourists compared to 2018.

On the monthly level, the Kingdom's revenues from tourism income increased during the month of December of 2019 to $437 million, with an increase of 14 percent compared to the same period in 2018 as a result of the increase in the total number of tourists by 16.9 percent.

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