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Jordan among beautiful places people will be going on holiday in 2019

27 Nov 2018

Source: Harper's Bazaar

Jordan has been touted by a few industry experts as a 2019 hotspot. First stop: the Unesco World Heritage Site of Petra, which trends forecaster WGSN believes will see a visitor spike next year. The fee to enter the archaeological city is $50, which WGSN says has partly helped to make the city a bit safer, leading to more lifestyle influencers heading to the destination. Adventure holidays, which include hiking and sightseeing, are also likely to be a big travel trend, according to Booking.com.

The online booking site surveyed 21,500 people from a range of countries, asking where they plan to take a trip over the next year, and determined the Wadi Rum desert as an emerging destination. Jordan also ranked sixth on Lonely Planet’s Best In Travel list for 2019.

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