The Jordan Tourism
Board has announced the 2016 Indian arrival figures to Jordan. In a
unprecedented trend, the same day visitor arrivals from India has declined by
4.50%, which indicates that visitors are now spending more time in the country.
Also, overnight visitors have shown an unprecedented growth of 18.40% , which
is an impressive figure.
The India Representative office of JTB, Think Strawberries has set a goal to take Jordan to the position of
‘Most Desirable Destination’ for the Indian traveler by 2019 by achieving
higher visitor arrivals and increasing the overnight stay steadily.
Ashit Taneja, Country Manager, Jordan Tourism
Board, India Office comments: "Jordan still is and will remain one of the
safest destinations to visit. It is a very stable country with unique blend of
culture, history, food, wellness, adventure and warm hospitality that continues
to draw tourists from India and all over the world every years."
Jordan offers an excellent blend of tradition, culture along
with developed infrastructure and world class hospitality services. Jordanian
food and the great experiences of Dead Sea, Petra and Wadi Rum makes it
distinct from other countries. We welcome the Indian tourist to Jordan and want
them to come back to India with fond memories and memorable experiences.
Indians can avail of FREE Visa on arrival in Jordan since the
beginning of 2016.
The requirements are:
* Book through Jordanian DMC/supplier and stay for minimum 2
nights with minimum 5 pax as a group
* Buy the Jordan Pass and stay for minimum 3 consecutive
nights in Jordan. The Jordan Pass is the ultimate sightseeing ticket to Jordan.
It offers hassle-free prepaid entry at a reduced rate to over 40 attractions in
Jordan. Link and details to buy the Jordan Pass: http://www.jordanpass.jo/
If the traveler does not fulfill the requirements stated
above, the traveler can pay USD 56 or JD 40 and still avail Visa on Arrival.
The basic formalities required for Indians who wish to avail
this facility is:
USD 1000 cash per person
Confirmed return ticket
Confirmed hotel reservation under travellers name
Passport validity of 6 months from date of arrival into