HLITOA has an extensive network of regional partners and supporting institutions to further its mission. The following links include some of our institutional partners, as well as internationally-recognized authorities on tourism to the Holy Land and Jordan.
www.travelpalestine.ps – As the official website of the Ministry of Tourism of Palestine, travelpalestine.ps is an excellent resource to help prepare for a trip to the Holy Land, and to learn more about the work being done by the Palestinian Authority to develop tourism as an essential component of the Palestinian state.
Visitpalestine.ps – Visitpalestine.ps offers a comprehensive understanding of all there is to experience in East Jerusalem, Bethlehem, Jericho, Nablus, Hebron, Ramallah, and other parts of the West Bank. It also provides regular, up-to-date information on tourism development initiatives as well as cultural events occurring within Palestine.
www.nepto.ps – The Network for Experiential Palestinian Tourism Organization (NEPTO) is an initiative aimed at developing the fast-growing experiential tourism sector in East Jerusalem and the West Bank. The website includes information on various organizations which provide unique tours and experiences, locally-made handicrafts, and information on cultural events. NEPTO is an also official partner of HLITOA.
www.palestinehotels.com – For over half a century, the Arab Hotel Association has been the representative voice of Palestinian hoteliers, coordinating efforts between governmental and non-profit associations to set national hotel standards and promote its members’ establishments for tourism, travel, conferencing and more. HLITOA and the Arab Hotel Association have a formal partnership between their organizations “based on the mutual interest to promote Palestine and the Holy Land as a competitive attraction to pilgrims and tourists planning.”
www.visitjordan.com – The Jordan Tourism Board was established as a joint venture between the public and private sector to promote tourism to the Kingdom of Jordan. The website of the Jordan Tourism Board is an excellent, up-to-date online resource for all that this remarkable country has to offer to its visitors.
www.cicts.org – The Christian Information Centre is the official informational resource portal for the Franciscan Custos of the Holy Land. The website provides information to pilgrims and pilgrimage groups on churches, monasteries, religious institutions, feast days and other important Christian events in Jerusalem and the Holy Land.
www.thisweekinpalestine.com – This Week In Palestine (TWIP) is the premiere English-language monthly publication of all things Palestinian. Each edition includes articles based around a specific theme (many of which directly concern tourism, travel, and pilgrimage), with each edition also including a comprehensive listing of essential information for visitors to Palestine, including hotels, restaurants, car rentals, cultural sites and museums, and much more. TWIP is available in print form in Palestine and as a PDF file available for download via its website.
www.wtmlondon.com– Each early November, the World Travel Market is held at the Excel Center in London. Along with ITB Berlin, “WTM” is considered to be a must-attend tourism and travel exhibition. HLITOA and its members have been regular exhibitors and participants for several years. Make sure to visit us this year at the Palestine exhibition stand from November 7th to the 9th.
www.virtualmarket.itb-berlin.com – ITB Berlin, “The World’s Leading Travel Trade Show,” brings together travel and tourism exhibitors from every region and travel niche. Visit HLITOA and its members this coming March 8th-12th, 2017.