jordan tourism

USAID BEST worked with tourism stakeholders across the country

through a diverse range of initiatives to develop tourism in Jordan

Find out more in our 2017 timeline review, Wishing you a Happy New Year!

Our news

01
Dec
Mohammad Al Sweity and Alfie Pearce-Higgins became the first to successfully complete running the 650km Jordan Trail. Th...
19
Nov
Jordanian ultra-runner Mohammad Al Sweity and British ultra-runner Alfie Pearce-Higgins are the first to attempt to run...
16
Nov
In April 2016, the Jordan Investment Commission launched a set of new investment incentives for the tourism sector to en...
06
Nov
Thousands of people travel to Jordan every year to visit historical sites such as Petra, Mount Nebo and Bethany with man...
15
Oct
USAID BEST work to improve tourism access to finance continues to benefit small and medium-sized enterprises i...
20
Sep
Jordan’s most recent Tourism Competitiveness Index revealed This month USAID BEST revealed Jordan’s second tourism co...

Events

13%
Visitors to Petra in 2016
13%
2%
Hotel employees enrolled in Pathways to Professionalism
2%
4%
Hotels that have adopted Pathways to Professionalism
4%
27%
Hotels classified under the new classification system
27%