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Israel Ministry of Tourism, Visit Dubai join forces for March 3 webinar

TEL AVIV — The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), in partnership with Visit Dubai, will host a joint webinar, ‘Travel in the New Middle East’, on Wed. March 3, at 1 p.m. (ET) / 10 a.m. (PT).

Open to all, the webinar will provide expert insight on Israel and Dubai’s progressive travel efforts in the Middle East. say the tourism boards.

“For years travellers have felt that they have to choose between traveling to Israel or Dubai, and the opening of travel borders with the landmark Abraham Accords, changes this trajectory and allows for ground-breaking developments in how tourists visit and see the Middle East,” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America for the Israel Ministry of Tourism.

“Travellers no longer have to choose between destinations, and we’re so excited to take this opportunity to elaborate on this new tourism relationship,” he added.

The webinar will feature a variety of speakers from each destination, including Eyal Carlin, IMOT’s Tourism Commissioner for North America, and Chad Martin, IMOT’s Northeast Regional Director.



Speakers representing Dubai include Soraya Alolama of Visit Dubai, Sean Campbell of Emirates and more.

“The COVID-19 pandemic has had an effect on everyone, especially the tourism industry,” says IMOT’s Martin. “We’re thrilled to take this opportunity to shine a light on an exciting development that will ultimately provide visitors with a new opportunity when planning travel to the Middle East, for the first time seamlessly being able to include both Israel and Dubai within the same trip.”

Travel advisors interested in attending the virtual event can register here. Meanwhile the latest updates about Israel’s reopening plans and international travel can be found at

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