Petra tourism: 27% increase from last year's September

Jordan

Published: 2018-10-01 15:55

Last Updated: 2018-10-01 17:08


Rose City of Petra
Rose City of Petra

According to Petra Development & Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA),
the number of visitors to the city of Petra has increased by 27% during September 2018, compared to last year’s figures.

The number of visitors to Petra reached 53,031 last September, compared to 52,573 visitors in September 2017.

Chief Commissioner of PDTRA, Falah Omoush, said that the tourist season has only just begun, and more tourists are expected to visit the Rose City from Arab and foreign nationalities.

Omoush added that the city received 41,886 foreign tourists and 19,189 Jordanian and Arab visitors during September 2018, while it received 33,034 foreign visitors and 19,189 Jordanian and Arab visitors in September 2017.