Ramallah struggles to lure tourists despite competitive facilities

The Palestinian city of Ramallah, just north of Jerusalem, is opening its arms to tourists, marking itself as a hip, energetic destination with accommodations...
The Walled Off Hotel. Photographer: Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images

Palestinians want tourists to spend time on the West Bank

And now a message from the Palestinian Authority: Walk in the footsteps of Jesus, enjoy some savory hummus and stuffed grape leaves, and please,...

Palestinian Authority Tops UN List of Fastest-growing Tourist Destinations

Israel and the Palestinian Authority were two of the places with the most dramatic rise in tourism in the first half of 2017, according...

What’s left of peace- a touristic approach

With the two-state solution in peril 50 years after the West Bank was occupied by Israel, the half-Jewish, half-Palestinian author Claire Hajaj walks a...

Mutual richness in culture strengthens Malta-Palestine tourism relations

Palestine has always been a destination for tourists from all over the world, since it is rich with culture and history that has been...

Ir Amim leads study tours of Jerusalem

Ir Amim leads study tours of Jerusalem Ir Amim leads study tours of Jerusalem to introduce participants to the social, economic and political issues...

Building resilience through eco-tourism

A group of Bedouin youth living in the desert of Palestine have created an eco-tourism initiative - Sahari Eco Tourism - to support their...

Settlements and National Parks

Israeli control over parts of East Jerusalem inside and next to the Palestinian neighborhoods strengthens, Palestinian control over East Jerusalem weakens, and their physical...

Israel working to thwart Palestinian bid to join UN tourism body as member state

Amid Palestinian threats to turn to international organizations if there is no movement on the diplomatic process, Israel is bracing for an expected Palestinian...

Conferences and Witness Trips

Come and See Israel/Palestine Witness Trip May 10, 2017 to May 22, 2017 Experience the daily life of Palestinians living under Israeli occupation: the wall, settlements,...

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Muslim leaders declare ‘East Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Palestine’

A draft declaration, agreed by delegates from all 57 members from the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Wednesday, invited "all countries to recognize...

Gary Lineker receives torrent of abuse from Israelis after sharing pro-Palestinian ‘caged children’ video

Gary Lineker is facing a backlash from Israelis after retweeting a video shared by an ardent pro-Palestine activist. The former Match of the Day presenter shared...

South Africa’s largest university backs boycott of Israel

In another major win, South Africa’s largest residency university, Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), with over 60 000 students, has come out in support...