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Disaster Tourism | Honest Altruism or insensitive voyeurism?

Palestine Think Tank:By Mary Rizzo • Jan 14th, 2011 at 9:47 • Category: Analysis, Mary’s Choice, Palestine WRITTEN By Pam Bailey — My subject today is “disaster” or, perhaps more accurately “dark tourism.” Just as humans by their very nature tend to “gawk” when driving by traffic accidents, many people seem to gravitate to places […]

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IOA deliberately sabotages tourism in eastern Jerusalem

[ 03/11/2010 – 06:36 PM ]   OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Jerusalemite merchants accused the Israeli occupation authority (IOA) of deliberately sabotaging tourism in eastern Jerusalem especially the Old City through directing tourists to Jewish areas. Member of the society for holy land industries and oriental antiques Alfred Raad said in a press release on Wednesday […]

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Turkey announces boycott of conference held in Jerusalem

[ 13/10/2010 – 03:39 PM ]   ISTANBUL, (PIC)– Turkey announced it will boycott the Organization of Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) conference on tourism Israel is gearing to stage in Jerusalem next week in protest of it being held in the holy city. Turkey’s tourism and culture minister Ertugul Gunay told media on Tuesday […]

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