56 per cent increase in Aqaba visitors

Aqaba, The number of tourists to Aqaba during the first half of this year rose by 56%, according to chief commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), Nasser Shraideh.

A total of 477 thousand tourists visited Aqaba in the first half of 2018, compared to 306 thousand tourists in the same period last year.

“The strategy for the current year aims to increase the number of tourists to Aqaba to 750 thousand tourists and that the numbers achieved so far are an indicator that we are on the right track to reaching this year’s goal,” Shraideh added.

Source: Jordan News Agency