The Historical Development of the Tourism Criminal Law

  • Abdullah Al KHSELLAT Applied Science Private University, Jordan


The significance of tourism is not limited to the movement of a person from one place to another for the purpose of leisure and travel, instead, tourism has become an independent industry like other industries, as there are many types of tourism such as medical, recreational, conference, study, and judicial tourism, in addition to the legal tourism, the meaning of which goes to define the concept of tourism and the tourist, which may lead to cross-border or interstate terrorist acts, and money laundering, and therefore a terrorist or money launderer cannot be considered a tourist.

The article aims to highlight the existence of such tourism. At the same time, it made a presentation on the development of the criminal law of tourism in Jordan.


[1] Asaad H. Abu Rumman 2005. Measuring evaluations of therapeutic services from the point of view of Arab tourists coming to Jordan for treatment. Jordanian Journal of Applied Sciences, Eighth Journal, 2: 87.
[2] Tourism Law No. 10 of (2004).
[3] Tourism Law No. 14 of (1997).
[4] Tourism Law No. 10 of (2017).
How to Cite
KHSELLAT, Abdullah Al. The Historical Development of the Tourism Criminal Law. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 8, p. 2096 - 2098, dec. 2021. ISSN 2068-7729. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 29 sep. 2023.