New Delhi, Aug 23 IBNS | 2 years ago

The official iPhone App from the Jordan Tourism Board provides a traveller with a short description of the many historic, religious, cultural, natural, adventure, and leisure sites in Jordan, accompanied by incredible pictures, helpful tips and useful maps!

With a plethora of travel and destination apps to choose from, the next destination and travel app one should download is the beautifully designed and conceived 'Visit Jordan' app for iphone, ipad and itouch!

With the smartphone surely and steadily making itself an indispensable part of our lives and with the growth in tablet sales; applications downloads have become a multi-billion dollar industry.

Gartner forecasts worldwide downloads in mobile application stores to surpass 21.6 billion by 2013, while free downloads will account for 87pc of total downloads. And as the smartphone business continues to evolve, so will mobile applications as increasingly more applications are being sold and downloaded daily.

Travellers can get ready to explore the beautiful Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and prepare to be transported to this amazing destination even before one gets there.

The Jordan Tourism Board iPhone App, features sections like general info about Jordan, the many experiences to be had in Jordan, some itinerary suggestions, a checklist of things to do in Jordan, weather status, a photo gallery, videos, contact information, and some helpful language tips. Currently in English and French, more languages are in the pipeline to be released soon.

This iPhone App is the first step in JTB's content mobilisation strategy to meet the increasing demand for available information on the go, and cater to the trend in technological advances in mobile devices.

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a modern, vibrant nation and one of the most politically stable nations in the Middle East. From the haunting, primeval starkness of Wadi Rum, to the teeming centre of urban Amman, from the majestic ruins of bygone civilizations to the timeless splendour of the Dead Sea, Jordan is unveiled as a unique destination offering breathtaking and mysterious sights, high standard accommodations, exquisite cuisine and countless activities for all segments of travellers, be it a family holiday, honeymooners, or a MICE event.

A mere 6.5 hour flight from Delhi and a 5.5 hour flight from Mumbai - Jordan is frequently connected to India by its national carrier Royal Jordanian Airlines and other carriers.

(Posted on 23-08-2013)