Press & Awards

Throughout our journey, we have always tried to innovate, pioneer, develop and grow adventure tourism in Jordan – while having a good time and trying to do some good.

In doing so, we have been proud to receive accolades in the press and through awards. See for yourself some of the press & awards we have earned below.

Awards

International Travel and Tourism Awards

Experience Jordan Adventures has won Gold in the category “Best in Adventure Tourism” at the International Travel & Tourism Awards 2018 with its Jordan Bike Trail project! The prestigious awards scheme celebrates the very best of travel and tourism on a global scale, recognizing the outstanding successes of destinations, tourist boards, private sector companies, and individuals. Read more

 

TripAdvisor – Certificate of Excellence

Experience Jordan Adventures received the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, and 2019! The Certificate was awarded to accommodations, restaurants, attractions, and businesses of all sizes that have consistently earned great traveler reviews. It stands for an excellent quality of services and high customer satisfaction. Read more

 

TripAdvisor – Traveler’s Choice


After 2019, the award name switched to “Travel’s Choice” and we have continued our streak of achieving recognition from TripAdvisor yearly.

Press

Travel and Leisure

Tracing not only hiking paths but also the region’s rich cultural and historical heritages, Michaela Trimble followed the Jordan Trail from Dana to Petra. Read more

 

The Washington Post

Travel journalist Anja Mutic discovers the small city of Umm Qais – the northern starting point for both the Jordan Trail and the Jordan Bike Trail – where tourism projects have brought new life and economic perspectives. Read more

 

Vogue

Michaela Trimble reports about American’s increasing interest in traveling to the Middle East. Don’t miss Matt Loveland’s statement about Jordan as a safe and uniquely diverse traveling destination! Read more

 

Condé Nast Traveller Middle East

Until I walked across Jordan, I had never fully grasped the diversity of its landscape.” – Read more about Jen Murphy’s impressions hiking the Jordan trail. Read more

 

AFAR

“This is the best way to see Jordan” – Michaela Trimble gives a detailed account on her experiences hiking the Jordan Trail. Read more

 

Traveling Jackie – Blog

Blogger Jackie took a group of seven travelers on a 9-day trip to hike the Jordan Trail, discover Wadi Rum, float in the Dead Sea and experience many other adventures. Read more

 

Travel Channel

Are you still wondering what’s so great about hiking the Jordan Trail? Check out Kassondra Cloos’ 12 reasons why it should definitely be on top of your bucket list. Read more (only accessible in North America)

 

Arizona Association for Environmental Education

Shawn McCrohan on environmental education in Jordan, and on trekking from Dana to Petra with one of our Group Tours. Read more

 

Katie Holden

There are a lot of exceptional tourism opportunities within Jordan but I believe experiencing it by two wheels is among the best. The bike enables you to cover so much ground in so little time, in places, it is unlikely you would ever visit otherwise. You get all of Jordan in her glory, the beautiful landscapes, the friendly faces, the homes, the food, the community.” – Katie Holden, professional Mountain Biker and passionate traveler, about riding the Jordan Bike Trail with Experience Jordan Adventures. Read more

 

FASHION magazine

Feeling like walking on Mars or the Moon, and floating in the salty waters of the Dead Sea are just few of the amazing experiences that you can have when visiting Jordan. – Chloe Berge for FASHION Magazine Read more

 

TravelAge West

What is a bike ride to the ancient city of Petra like? Will McGough shares his experiences. Read more

 

Daily Beast

“In May, I had the bracing experience of hiking a 45-mile section of the rugged Jordan Trail, recently named by National Geographic Traveler as one of the best hikes in the world. […] As I walked in amber sandstone Wadis, past sparse Bedouin settlements and up craggy narrow slopes, I felt the dusty layers of thousands of years under my feet.” – Mona Gable about hiking the Jordan trail Read more

 

Fodor’s Travel

Where and when to go, what to see, whom to meet – read anything you need to know about the ancient rose city of Petra! by Teddy Minford Read more

 

Climbing Magazine

Kevin Corrigan and James Lucas share Jordan’s most stunning climbing spots and more details about their 12day trip discovering the kingdom. Read more

 

Le Petit Futé (in French)

“Saviez-vous que l’on trouve en Jordanie plus de 1000 kilomètres de sentiers randonnée et VTT?” Un reportage de Florie Thielin. Read more

 

Snoqualmie Valley Record

15-year-old Jack Mandelkorn took a slightly different holiday than many of his peers and traveled to Jordan to help map the Jordan Bike Trail. Read more

 

(Book) The Land Beyond: A Thousand Miles on Foot through the Heart of the Middle East – by Leon Mccarron

The Land Beyond is a journey through time, from the quagmire of current geopolitics to the original ideals of the faithful, through the layers of history, culture, and religion that have shaped the Holy Land. But at its heart, it is the story of people, not politics, and of the connections that can bridge seemingly insurmountable barriers.

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