Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project

Newsletter

     During March, BEST worked to spread awareness of the benefits that tourism can bring to economies, youth and women. In Aqaba, this year’s International Women’s Day was celebrated...
The Green Destinations Foundation has shortlisted Petra Archaeological Park as a finalist in the Best of Culture & Communities category. The Jordan Trail Association continues its push towards...
USAID BEST reflects on its successes in its 2018 year in review and prepares for many more this year. This month, Pathways to Professionalism Level 2 graduates were celebrated for successful...
USAID BEST is collaborating in the development of a tourism website promoting As-Salt. 30 Luminus graduates took part in an information session covering available tourism startup opportunities. An...
This month, the top four winners of the As-Salt Tourism Photo Competition were finally announced during an award ceremony. The Jordan Inbound Tour Operators Association headed to Poland to explore...
This month locals and internationals gathered to participate in the ‘Old to New’ walk from Al Weibdeh to Abdali in celebration of World Tourism Day. The Pathways to Professionalism program celebrated...
September was an important month for tourism data; the results of the Tourism Competitiveness Index and the Jordan Tourism Satellite Account were presented. Additionally, hundreds flocked over the...
This month the newly revamped Citadel Café at the Amman Citadel re-opened with a new look. USAID BEST supported the revamp, along with working with the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities to develop...
      Several new efforts to market Jordan abroad are underway, as the Jordan Tourism Board is collaborating with TripAdvisor on several key initiatives to draw more tourists to...
USAID BEST is supporting the development of tourism experiences around Jordan to help increase and diversify options. In Madaba, Hikayet Sitti is offering visitors an authentic culinary experience...