Identity Travel Israel Adds "Peace Talks" to Educational Tour

Travellers Will Play The Roles of Palestinian and Israeli Leaders, in an Attempt to Understand Socio-Political Issues and Propose Creative New Peace Options

Oct 20, 2010, 08:57 ET from Identity Travel Ltd

MODIN, Israel, October 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Identity Travel Israel*, an Educational cross-cultural tour operator, has announced today the addition of the new "Peace Talks" workshop to the recently launched "Into the Heart of Conflict", a politically-relevant tour of Israel.

Into the Heart of Conflict is a 10-day guided tour that explores Israel's rich history and cultural diversity establishing context to understanding current events. Visitors will tour heritage sites as well as politically significant locations and attend guided discussions with engaging Israeli and Palestinian intellectual figures.

The new workshop aims to enable travellers to process and form their own educated opinions on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict utilizing role playing, debate and dramatization technics. Travellers will play the roles of Palestinian and Israeli leaders, in an attempt to understand socio-political issues and propose creative new peace options.

"We wish to provide our customers with an engaging climax to everything they have learned and experienced on the tour," said Ilan Scolnik, Director and Co-Founder at Identity Travel, "The Peace Talks are an opportunity to process and re-evaluate our opinions and that is definitely in line with the company's vision to promote understanding through travel."

Identity tour operators have identified the politically debate as a fascinating and exciting attraction for visitors to Israel. Google statistics show a 600% spike in searches relating to peace talks since the commencement of the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations. The company's politically relevant line of tours is well positioned to enjoy this increase in interest.

The tour is open to both individual travellers as well as tour groups.

About Identity Travel Israel

Identity Travel Ltd. is a pioneering cross-cultural tour operator headquartered in Modiin, Israel. Since its establishment the company has launched a variety of group travel itineraries for academic seminars, senior travel, Jewish, Christian, and Muslim tour groups as well as political activists. The company's mission is to promote understanding through educational travel. For more information visit: http://www.identitytour.com

*Identity Travel Israel is in no way affiliated or connected with Identity Travel, Hollywood purveyors of luxury travel and hotel bookings.

    Company Contact:

    Eran Kolran
    Director & Co-Founder
    Identity Travel Ltd.
    Tel: +972-8-637-2874
    eran@identitytour.com

SOURCE Identity Travel Ltd