Record August for Jordan

nounced a growth of 20 per cent in UK visitor numbers in August 2013? – a record number of visitors for the month.

The country?welcomed 5,707 UK tourists to the country compared to 4,754 in August the previous year.

Stephen Hurp, Jordan Tourism Board country manager for UK and Ireland, said: “We are very pleased to report this growth in visitor numbers and are delighted that the UK is continuing to show confidence in travelling to Jordan, which is a real testament to its stability as a destination.

“With numerous direct flight options from the UK with Royal Jordanian, British Airways and Easyjet, as well as a fascinating mixture of ancient landscapes, rich history and epic landscapes to explore, we hope that the UK travelling public continue to choose Jordan for their next adventu