Petra welcomes 239K visitors in 3 months
Amman, A total of 239,275 tourists visited Jordan’s Rose City Petra in the first three months of 2019, indicating a major increase of 36 percent or 63,121 visitors compared with the figure recorded in the same period last year.
The number of foreign visitors to Jordan’s main tourist attraction jumped by 53 percent to 219,503 visitors, according to the data released by the Petra Development and Tourism Regional Authority.
The number of Jordanian and Arab visitors stood at 7,611 in the three-month period, the data showed.
Source: Jordan News Agency