Jordan’s tourism income at $4.4bln by in 9 months

Amman, Jordan’s tourism income picked up by 9 percent in the first nine months (January-September) of 2019 to a total of $4.4 billion, according to official figures.

The Central Bank of Jordan said that the rise in the Kingdom’s revenue was driven by a 7-percent uptick in the total number of tourists compared with the same period in 2018 to reach 4.1 million tourists.

On the monthly level, preliminary data released by the Bank showed that the Kingdom’s tourism income for the month of September rose to $486.9 million up by 7.7 percent compared with the corresponding month of 2018.

Source: Jordan News Agency