Discovery squad – revealing the secrets of Jordan

March 21, 2020

In organization of Luxury Collection – Al Manara Hotel in Saraya Aqaba and St. Regis Hotel in Amman, group of 6 international travel journalists and influencers, in February 2020 had opportunity to discover beautiful Kingdom of Jordan. From the capital Amman and Byzantine city of Jerash to the famous Wadi Rum and new wonder of the world – Petra, journalists and influencers were revealing secrets of Jordan through its unique and diverse culture, traditional food, music and architecture.

Ivan Andrejic, travel journalist from Serbia, and author of Secrets Edition, start his journey in Amman where he was introduced to luxurious and elegant world of St. Regis in capital of Jordan. Beside enjoying in Hotel’s Spa and restaurants, marketing team of St. Regis organized day trips to Jerash, Mount Nebo and Citadel of Amman. Jerash is one of the most preserved Byzantine cities in the world and one of the Jordan’s wonder just north of the Amman. Mount Nebo is the place of importance for religious tourism as it is point where Moses saw the promised land after exodus from Egypt. You can read more about Amman, Jerash and Mount Nebo in free online book ,,Secrets of Amman,,

Big gathering of whole ,,Discovery squad,, was in ancient city of Aqaba on the Red sea, in Luxury Collection’s Al Manara Hotel. Beside introduction to amazing Al Manara Hotel, the only 5 star deluxe Hotel in Aqaba, Discovery squad’s next trips were in Wadi Rum and UNESCO world heritage sight and one of the new 7 wonders of the world – the rose city of Petra.

Rania Omeish, one of the Jordanian member of the Discovery squad is famous influencer who was thrilled to show the beauty of her country to the worldwide public. She is author of Jordan’s First Social Lifestyle Magazine on Instagram. Her daughter Zeina, yoga instructor and healthy lifestyle promoter was enjoying in Wadi Rum desert with different sport opportunities on the sand.

For Marilena, travel and lifestyle blogger from Greece, this was already second time in Jordan, and so far it is her favorite country, mainly because beautiful scenery, people and food. Beside golden triangle of Jordan ( Aqaba, Petra and Wadi Rum ) she discovered Dead sea. She had help of her best friend Panayota from Cyprus. Panayota was discovering Jordan for the first time and she was amazed by diversity of the Hashemites Kingdom.

Mohammad Sabbagh is Fitness and lifestyle influencer from Jordan and he was proudly showing interesting places of his country. He visited Petra dozens of times, but he said that every time when he see the Treasury he has that ,,WOW,, moment.

A lot of amazing stories, articles, images, travel books and new friendships proves us that traveling and discovering new cultures is important to understand others, whole world but also to understand ourselves. It brings us idea that is important to know each other and not to rely on our prejudices. To travel is to live, and to live is to discover. Discovery Squad will travel again.