Jordan is located to the northwest of Saudi Arabia. It has warm, dry summers and mild, wet winters, with annual average temperatures ranging from 12 to 25 C (54 to 77 F) and summertime highs reaching the 40 C (105-115 F) in the desert regions.
www.jordantravelmart.com The Jordan Tourism Board North America announced their 1st Annual Jordan Travel Mart(JTM)will be held onFebruary 10-12, 2008 at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center at the Dead Sea. The format of JTM will include two days of pre-scheduled appointments between USA, Canada, and Latin/South America “Buyers” and Jordan “Suppliers,” presentations on various tourism products, and a great selection of exciting pre and post tours throughout the entire Country. Jordan is unveiled as a distinctive destination offering breathtaking and mysterious sights, luxury accommodations, exquisite cuisine and countless activities that can provide visitors with inspiration, motivation, rejuvenation, and a guaranteed experience of a lifetime! In making the Jordan Travel Mart announcement, Malia Asfour, Jordan Tourism Board North America Director, said: “This is a tremendous opportunity for travel professionals to learn and become experts on all the wonders Jordan has to offer and truly experience the diversity of this unique destination. We have witnessed a significant increase in interest from the North/South American travelers and have been working closely with the trade to capitalize on this trend. I am sure that Petra winning the title as one of the New 7 Wonders, will also dramatically increase consumers awareness and tourism arrivals to Jordan.” Irma Coleman, President & CEO of William H. Coleman, Inc., the Jordan Travel Mart Event Management Firm, said: “We are very excited about being a part of the Jordan Tourism Board’s Team, and for the opportunity to help make this Event a vital part of Jordan’s Tourism development activities in 2008, and years to come.”