Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project

Newsletter

The Jordan Trail Association’s first thru-hike began this month. Mayor of As-Salt, Bilal Al Momani sits down for a question and answer session about the changes occurring in As-Salt as Jordan’s first...
USAID BEST is supporting Jordan Tourism Board reach a greater audience by using 360 degree technology to promote Jordan and partnering with one of the world’s largest travel platforms, TripAdvisor,...
Salt officially celebrates becoming Jordan’s first Distinctive Destination with a beautiful ceremony, live music, and hundreds gathered. Adventure tourism is on the rise in Jordan as USAID BEST...
Congratulations to As-Salt! This month As-Salt officially became Jordan’s first distinctive destination and stakeholders will work to develop its tourism potential over the coming year to attract...
USAID BEST assisted the Jordan Trail Association in bringing outdoor adventure specialist and author David Landis to Jordan to hike the trail and help JTA gather data for a potential guidebook. The...
USAID BEST supported the Jordan Trail Association in welcoming the first two to complete the entirety of the Jordan Trail in one go.  The Jordan Handicraft Market, which began as part of the...
The first of JETT’s new routes and tours to link passengers to tourism sites around the county and improve the tourism experience has launched; the Madaba City Bus Tour now operates on a daily...
As the summer draws to an end, things are gearing up for significant developments within Jordan’s tourism sector. The five cities nominated to take part in the Distinctive Destinations Program,...
It’s a busy summer this year with plenty of activities on offer for Jordanians and visitors alike, including a number of concerts by local, Arab and international artists at the Citadel Festival and...
The USAID Building Economic Sustainability through Tourism Project (BEST) extends its congratulations to Her Excellency Lina Annab on her new position as Minister of Tourism and Antiquities. At the...