Pleasantly Surprised by Jordan

Gigi Inigo, owner of Style Your Trip, discusses how she felt pleasantly surprised by the variety and quality of Jordan attractions, as well as by the warmth of the people.

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Reflections on Jordan with Banihani

Omar Banihani, North American marketing manager for the Jordan Tourism Board, relates some of the treasures of Jordan including Amman, Petra and a hands-on Jordanian cooking class.

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Safety and Once-in-a-Lifetime Sites in Jordan

Faye Brown, faith-based travel coordinator for the Lourie Center, speaks on how safe she felt in Jordan and the sites she found the most personally moving, including Petra at night and Mount Nebo.

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Planning a Convention in Jordan

Lou Priluker, convention chairman for the International Boxing Federation, reflects on his experience at Petra, Wadi Rum and Jordanian hotels, as well as how he plans to set up a future convention in Jordan.

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Faith-Based Impressions of Jordan

Mike Nieland, owner of Blue Marble Journeys, talks about how Jordan’s many Christian and ancient sites, such as Bethany Beyond Jordan, Mount Nebo and Wadi Rum, appeal to his faith-based groups.

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Ancient History Comes to Life in Jordan

Dr. Jean Anne Hattler, director of Duquesne University’s study abroad program, discusses taking alumnus and student groups abroad, as well as her amazement of Jordan’s historic sites, such as the Biblical site of Mount Nebo, and the ancient and advanced civilization of Petra.

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What You Didn’t Know About Jordan

Omar Banihani, with the Jordan Tourism Board, discusses the ruins of Petra, the Dead Sea and the importance of U.S. travel to Jordan.

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New National Monument in Las Cruces

Andrea Lawrence, tourism sales director for Las Cruces CVB, talks about the region’s brand new national monument and other enduring Las Cruces attractions.

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Outside the Casinos in Nevada

David Lusvardi, sales manager for the Nevada Commission and Tourism, relates reasons why Lake Tahoe is a favorite destination, as well as the non-gaming attractions of the state.

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Revitalized Rapid City

Julie Jones-Whitcher, director of tourism for Rapid City CVB, explains her town’s art project and how it plays a part in Rapid City’s revitalization.

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