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Palestine’s leading online destination guide. The site provides visitors with a wide range of information and services to help plan their trips to Palestine. Their mission is to proactively promote Palestine as a viable and independent destination that is rich in religious, historical, cultural and natural treasures.
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The tourism sector in Palestine is growing in a steady way. This sector possesses great potentials that would enable it to be one of the major pillars for the Palestinian economy. Factors for success and appealing attractions and sites are ready, not only to visit, but also to attract foreign and local investments. Palestine enjoys a diversity of religious and cultural heritage, in addition to environmental diversity and distinctive natural features.
Palestine enjoys coastal areas and picturesque mountainous landscapes, in addition to the city of Jerusalem, Bethlehem, historical Jericho and the Dead Sea, where there are possibilities to establish many health resorts and recreational facilities, in addition to the availability of Islamic and Christian landmarks alike, as Palestine is considered the cradle of religions, and the heritage. The distinctive cultural, recreational and recreational opportunities and facilities for conferences are all available to local, regional and international tourists and businessmen.
Tourism is not only considered a financial contributor that creates job opportunities and improves income levels, but it is also a media platform that communicates to the world the civilized and cultural dimension and the distinctive identity of the Palestinian people.
Figures and statistics
The contribution of the tourism sector to the GDP is estimated (2.8%), 2017
The total added value of all activities of the tourism sector amounted to about (305) million US dollars.
The number of establishments in the tourism sector in Palestine reached (7,842) establishments and the number of workers in the sector (26,180).
The annual production of the tourism sector in Palestine is 450 million US dollars.
According to Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics, 502,850 tourists visited the West Bank and Jerusalem in 2017.
Work is currently underway to implement the hotel classification system in Palestine, which helps to improve service. Through this classification, hotels will be divided into grades that adhere to certain standards in terms of cleanliness, services provided, rooms and facilities.