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Jordan’s tourism income rose to over JD4b in 2019 — CBJ

By JT - Jan 16,2020 - Last updated at Jan 16,2020

AMMAN — The Kingdom’s tourism income increased in 2019 to reach around JD4.11 billion, marking a 10.2 per cent rise compared with 2018. the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) attributed this increase to the growth in the number of overnight tourists to 5.36 million tourists in 2019, a 8.9-per cent increase compared with 2018, The Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

On a monthly level, the Kingdom’s revenues from tourism income increased during December 2019 to reach $437 million — a growth of 14 per cent compared with the same period in 2018 — as a result of a 16.9-per cent rise in the total number of tourists.

 

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