AMMAN, Jordan (eTN) — A total of 250,000 patients from abroad came to Jordan for treatment in 2014, a number that is almost similar to the year before, according to the Private Hospitals Association (PHA). Although the figures are not final as further studies are being conducted, PHA President Fawzi Hammouri said each patient, Read More

Jordan is to be the Guest Country at the Arab World Travel & Tourism Exchange (AWTTE), scheduled to take place at the Beirut International Exhibition & Leisure Centre (BIEL) in Lebanon, October 7-10. Under the arrangement, there will be a special focus on Jordan for the duration of the show, this year comprising an, Read More

His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday said Jordan is looking forward to copying Singapore’s advanced model in attracting foreign investment, qualifying human resources and upgrading performance of public agencies, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. During talks he held with Singaporean Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong, the King said Jordan is interested in better, Read More

Jordan has the distinction of being the lowest point on earth. It seems, however, Jordanians are overly enthusiastic about this record to the point where they are trying to stretch it even further by making it  the lowest point even lower! The Dead Sea, one of the world’s most prestigious and magnificent ecological and, Read More

Jerash residents have appealed to authorities to remedy the health services situation in the governorate and improve other services and development sectors. Citizens called for establishing another hospital in the city of Jersah to help ease the burden on the sole public hospital in the town, 45 kilometers north of Amman. They also complained, Read More

Although business remains bleak for Petra’s hospitality sector, the dry tourism spell has not held back plans by local authorities to develop the area’s many attractions. Carrying on with development plans started last year, the Petra Region Authority (PRA) is looking at JD5 million worth of projects to enhance service provisions for both local, Read More

Christians are converging on the east bank of the Jordan River at the biblical site of Bethany on Friday to mark the feast of Epiphany and the Annual Day of Pilgrimage. According to the Baptism Site Commission, the body in charge of developing and maintaining the biblical site, there will be three consecutive celebrations, Read More