In the footsteps of Jesus, on pilgrimage, whether in large or in small groups... The voices and emotions of the many and various pilgrims coming to the Holy Land. An experience never to be forgotten!
Tourism in the Holy Land and today's challenges
13 October 2016
It is the most important sector of the country's economy, but also the most unstable.
(Comments on tourism and pilgrimages by the guides and Palestinian traders).
The old buildings, the market streets, the ancient stones: Jerusalem has always been a fascinating destination for travelers and pilgrims from different parts of the world. Tourism is considered the most important sector for revenues as well as for the economic upturn of the city and all of Palestine; however, there has been a slight decline during the year 2015: tourism is one of the most unstable sectors because of the conflicts that continue for decades.
Trader from Jerusalem
"Tourism decreases more and more every year and economic life has become difficult even in [...]