The International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) announced today that the Palestine Ministry of Tourism & Antiquity has become a member of this alliance of destinations.
ICTP president Geoffrey Lipman said:” We are particularly excited about Palestine joining ICTP - it is one of the most iconic destinations on the planet containing some of mankind’s great historical and cultural treasures. To support the evolution of its green growth future will be a privilege for our organization.
The Chairman of ICTP, Juergen Thomas Steinmetz, said: “We’re pleased to welcome Palestine as our latest destination to join the International Council of Tourism Partners. Palestine demonstrates its commitment to responsible tourism, green growth, and to peace. We’re looking forward to working alongside Palestine to partner with their region to contribute to green growth and streamlined travel to their region.”
Palestine offers a unique travel experience that will leave visitors with memories that will last a lifetime. A visit to this region is safe, welcoming, and to put it best – simply remarkable. Palestine offers the ultimate pilgrimage, an archaeologist’s dream, a shopper’s paradise, and a culinary connoisseur’s delight where the Mediterranean diet is fresh, organic, and wholesome.
Dr. Khouloud Daibes, Palestine’s Minister of Tourism & Antiquities, said: “It is an important milestone for Palestine to join the International Council of Tourism Partners, and we are much honored to be recognized as a destination alliance member with equal membership as any other state member at ICTP. Palestine is awakening with a new spirit and an excitement to share the treasures of this most remarkable land and the spirit of the people. A visit to this region is safe, welcoming and memorable and offers the ultimate pilgrimage, an archaeologist’s dream, an explorer’s paradise, and a culinary delight. The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities provides ample support and can supply complete information on destinations and events, civic and community foundations and cultural and heritage events.”
Palestine is a destination that provides cultural richness, a deeply compelling history, and legendary hospitality. Over the centuries, millions of people have come to visit this remarkable land. Please visit www.TravelPalestine.ps for a wide selection of information and imagery.