Jordan the first country in the Middle East to install Tourism Webcams

Jordan Holidays - Petra the TreasuryJordan has become the first country in the Middle East to install Tourism Webcams.  In association with the award-winning EarthCam, the Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) have launched a collection of live streaming webcams, with views of some of the country’s most treasured and visited locations.

The five cameras installed so far will give you live coverage of some of Jordan’s premier attractions:

Amman – the country’s capital.  Experience views of The Citadel, where excavations have uncovered Roman, Byzantine and early Islamic remains; a second camera will reveal sweeping views of the always active modern capital below.

The Dead Sea – the ‘largest natural spa on Earth’, famed for its rich sources of natural salts, sought after for their healing and therapeutic properties. This is the lowest webcam on the planet!

Aqaba – Jordan’s window to the sea.  Enjoy uninterrupted views of the Red Sea, with its rich and diverse ecosystem, home to more that 1,200 species of fish and boasting some of the world’s best scuba diving.

Petra – one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World.  Jordan’s most valuable treasure, Petra is a vast, unique city that was carved into the sheer rock face by the Nabateans more than 2,000 years ago.

“This is very exciting for the Jordan Tourism Board, as Jordan is the first country in the Middle East to install webcams for tourism purposes”, said Dr. Abed al Razzaq Arabiyyat, Managing Director of Jordan Tourism Board. “This will not only show that Jordan is unaffected by the political turbulence that has been going on around the region, but will also showcase the beauty of the sites day and night.”

EarthCam’s Jordan webcams are available all day, every day, at no cost to the public. Experience Jordan with live views at http://visitjordan.com/earthcam/.

World Discovery offers tailor made holidays to all regions of Jordan, and include a wide range of sample itineraries on our website – visit Jordan Holidays for more details.