Jordan's tourism revenues hit JD 2.3 billion within 7 months of 2019

Jordan

Published: 2019-08-21 14:18

Last Updated: 2019-08-21 14:51


Jordan's tourism revenues hit JD 2.3 billion within 7 months of 2019
Jordan's tourism revenues hit JD 2.3 billion within 7 months of 2019
Roya News Source

Due to the increase in the total number of tourists by 9.8%, Jordan's revenues from tourism income increased by 10.1%, reaching to $567.4 million (JD 402.3 million) in July 2019, compared to July 2018, according to primary data released by the Central Bank of Jordan.

During the first seven months of this year, tourism income has increased by 8.6%, hitting $3.2 billion (JD 2.3 billion).

This increase was mainly due to the rise in the total number of tourists by 6.3%, compared to the same period in 2018, with over 2970 thousand visitors arriving in the Kingdom.