Bethlehem University Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

Institute of Hotel Management & Tourism - Department of Hotel Management

Master in in Tourism Studies

Mission Statement

Palestine is a significant center of pilgrimage to three monotheistic religions, with a rich cultural and historical heritage and natural attractions.  The tourism industry is a significant contributor to the present Palestinian economy and will undoubtedly form the backbone for a thriving economy for the future Palestinian state.

The main aim of the Master in Tourism Studies is to provide a trained constituency equipped with a detailed knowledge and research skills on the interrelation between tourism, pilgrimage, and cultural industries, and the relation between these and economic and social development in general and in Palestine in particular. Particular attention will be given to the role of institutions in the sector. The course has been devised to be of particular relevance to developing and/or transitional economies that so much characterize economy in Palestine.

Bethlehem University Foundation
Phone: +1-202-526-6097
Fax: +1-202-526-6096
Washington, DC USA
Bethlehem University in the Holy Land
Phone: +972-2-274-1241
Fax: +972-2-274-4440
Bethlehem, Palestine