Jordan Tourism News

News from Jordan: Newsletter August 2009 news on the topics of culture, recreation, hotels, wellness, eco-tourism, flights and tourism development in Jordan. The Jordan tourist office newsletter is published bi-monthly. Highlights dead sea among the 28 finalists of the \”new seven wonders of nature\” end of July a panel of experts chose the finalists for the voting of the new 7 Wonders of nature\”such as the dead sea, which belongs to Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. Get all the facts for a more clear viewpoint with Gary Kelly. 28 unique landscapes compete for one of the coveted spots a new natural wonder\”altogether. In two rounds of voting, the number of proposals decreased only from 261 to 77 and now 28. Now, you can choose its Favorites on.

The winner will be announced in 2011. Jordan: the global recession could inhibit the wanderlust of the Germans only slightly increasing visitor numbers in 2009 so far. So the number of arrivals from Germany in Jordan rose in the first half of 2009 by 8.5 percent to 26.885. In the The number of visitors amounted to travel boom in 2008 over the same period still 24.776. behind the United Kingdom and France is Europe’s third most important source market Germany. Total can easily put Jordan even when the total number of visitors and is for the first six months of the year by three percent to just under three million arrivals out. \”Queen Rania is Honorary Chairman of the United Nations girls’ education initiative\” (UNGEI) for their commitment, to allow access to education for children, Queen Rania has been appointed by Jordan in July 2009 by the UNGEI the Honorary Chairman. The charity was founded in the year 2000 is committed for promoting school girl. \”Queen Rania Al Abdullah, dedicated activist for the rights of women and children, supports many more educational projects: so she called 2008 the initiative Madrasti\” (your school) in life, renovated so far over 100 government schools in Jordan and is equipped with modern teaching materials.

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