Dubai: Wego, the largest online travel marketplace in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has entered into a partnership with Jordan Tourism Board to expand its reach and attract more visitors to Jordan from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
Around three and a half million searches to Jordan have been conducted on Wego’s platform by MENA users in the first half of 2019. 32% of travelers booked their holidays within 7 days or less, 23% booked almost two months in advance, 17% booked between a month and above and the remaining 28% booked between 8 to 29 days.
Saudi and Kuwait markets are major feeder markets for Jordan tourism. Petra has recently been visited by countless numbers of tourists from the GCC and the rest of the world, marking 2019 to be the best year in terms of the number of tourists to the ancient city.
Dr. Abed Al Razzaq Arabiyat, the Managing Director of Jordan Tourism Board, said: “Wego will promote the key attractions in Jordan including Petra, Dead Sea, Aqaba, Wadi Rum, Ajlun and Salt among other hidden gems to its users. It will also shed light on the experiences and activities during the summer period.”
Whether you are looking for unique and historical experiences, a family vacation, a couples’ retreat or a summer escape, Jordan ensures you will get the best stay and enhance your travel experience like no other.
Mamoun Hmedan, Managing Director, MENA and India, Wego, said: “Jordan is a very popular destination for GCC travelers. According to our research, Jordan ranked number eight in the trending global destinations in Q2 2019. The country offers a unique mix of modernity and tradition and is home to countless wonders which lure holidaymakers. We’re thrilled to partner with Jordan Tourism Board to expand their reach and attract more visitors from the region.”
Wego provides award-winning travel search websites and top-ranked mobile apps for travellers living in the Asia Pacific and the Middle East regions. Wego harnesses powerful yet simple to use technology that automates the process of searching and comparing results from hundreds of airline, hotel and online travel agency websites.
Wego presents an unbiased comparison of all travel products and prices offered in the marketplace by merchants, both local and global, and enables shoppers to quickly find the best deal and place to book whether it is from an airline or hotel directly or with a third-party aggregator website.
Wego was founded in 2005 and is headquartered in Dubai and Singapore with regional operations in Bangalore، Jakarta and Cairo.
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