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Jordan’s tourism revenue jumps 162% to $3.6bn

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Tourism revenue posted an 82.4 percent increase year-on-year to $822.4 million in August 2022, according to Jordan Central Bank. 

Jordan’s tourism revenue rose 161.6 percent year-on-year to $3.645 billion in the first eight months of 2022, Petra, the state-owned Jordan News Agency reported.

The increase was driven by a rise in the number of tourists to 3.175 million between January and August.

In August, tourism revenue posted an 82.4 percent increase year-on-year to $822.4 million, the Jordan Central Bank reported. 

Elsewhere, Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) welcomed 5.14 million passengers during the first eight months of 2022, rising 103.9 percent year-on-year.

The airport recorded 45,849 aircraft movements, up 74.5 percent year-on-year. It also handled 40,378 tonnes of cargo, 13.9 percent higher year-on-year.

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