Tourist arrivals to Jordan reach 479,000, says ministry's report

[2/6/2020 8:14:50 AM]

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom welcomed 479,000 foreign visitors by the end of January, up by 12.1%, compared with 935, 478 during the same period last year, according to the monthly report of the Ministry of Tourism.

The number of overnight visitors hit 408, 488, up by 12.2%, whereas group tourists reached 35. 3 thousand, an increase of 14.6%, compared to the same period last year, the report showed.

Tourists from the Gulf countries ranked first with 94,000 up by 34.8%, followed by African visitors, totalling 2,000, with an increase of 22.4%, revealed the report.

Tourists from European countries hit 52, 743, up by 13%, while American visitors reached 14, 815, with an increase of 13%, it said.

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