Tourism income hits USD1.6 billion in Jan-May period of 2022

[22-06-2022 03:46 PM]

Ammon News - Tourism revenue in the January-May period of the current year soared by 269.6 percent or USD1.2 billion, amounting to USD1.6 billion compared to the same period of 2021, driven by an increase in tourist numbers by about 1.1 million, reaching 1.4 million tourists.

According to the Central Bank's data, tourism revenue in May 2022 hiked by USD369 million, or 320 percent, compared to May 2021. Revenue hit USD484.3, the highest ever recorded in May throughout the years due to an increase in tourist numbers of about 334,000 from May 2021, reaching 428,800 tourists.

Tourism revenue from Jordanian expatriates accounted for 33.3 percent of the overall income, followed by tourists from Arab countries (except for gulf countries) contributing 24 percent, tourists from the Gulf Cooperation Council countries with 21 percent, Europeans with 11.6 percent, and finally the United States with 3.4 percent.

  • no comments

All comments are reviewed and posted only if approved.
Ammon News reserves the right to delete any comment at any time, and for any reason, and will not publish any comment containing offense or deviating from the subject at hand, or to include the names of any personalities or to stir up sectarian, sectarian or racial strife, hoping to adhere to a high level of the comments as they express The extent of the progress and culture of Ammon News' visitors, noting that the comments are expressed only by the owners.
name : *
show email
comment : *
Verification code : Refresh
write code :