About Us


About us
Jordan Tourist Agency (JTA) is a family business established in Jerusalem in 1957.
This year we celebrate our 60th anniversary. During this long journey, we have acquired an extensive travel experience and have planned thousands of trips to the holy Land.
Despite all the difficulties and the challenges that our region has been through, JTA has managed to maintained continuity and focus on providing high level of professionalism and quality service. Each trip is individualized to meet the needs, expectations and budget of our group.
We invite you to discover the fascinating beauty, different cultures and rich history of our country. Our aim is to make your trip a life time experience with unforgettable memories.

IMG-20180201-WA0109Karim Abu Ata

Karim is the owner of JTA. He was raised in Jerusalem, later went to France to obtain a degree in French Literature. He got back to Jerusalem in 1982 and married Nariman Jackaman. They have four daughters, Nisreen, Nadine, Nour and Nadia.

Karim taught us that doing things with love and passion is the key to success.Karim went to heaven on Dec 22nd , 2010 leaving behind a family that loves him and wants to carry on  his legacy.

IMG-20180201-WA0100Nour Karim Abu Ata

I am the daughter of Karim Abu Ata. I was born and raised in Jerusalem.
I have earned two bachelor degrees; in Journalism and in special education. After working in the field of tourism for a few years, I developed a passion for history and I pursued further education in tourism and tour guiding. This has expanded my knowledge and enabled me plan each trip in a meticulous and professional manner.


bishara-hallac1Bishara Hallac

Bishara is a native of Jerusalem where he was raised, educated and has spent a lifetime career in tourism since 1976. As a seasoned professional, Bishara provides exceptional services to clients from various countries and he does that with utmost honesty. His work ethics and commitment to client satisfaction have been the cornerstone of the business which sustained strong relations with many tour leaders for over two decades. A devoted husband and father, Bishara believes that a person’s behavior at work is a reflection of what it is at home. He provides pilgrims from diverse cultures with dedicated and unparalleled services while having one objective in sight: memorable and pleasant pilgrimage.