JERUSALEM and RAMALLAH, Palestine, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Viewing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the prism of journalism is the theme of an unusual trip to Israel and the Palestinian Authority being offered by The Media Line, the American news agency specializing in coverage of the Middle East. Iconic newsman MARVIN KALB will be on hand as scholar-in-residence for the tour, which departs on August 31st and returns on September 11th, and includes overnights in Tel Aviv, the Galilee, Ramallah and Jerusalem.
"This tour provides an unusual opportunity to learn about one of the world's most widely reported conflicts from the ground up," said Felice Friedson, The Media Line's President and CEO. "We've planned 12 amazing days of eye-opening travels into history past and present - aided by the unparalleled personal insights of Marvin Kalb, the journalist's journalist, and a virtual "Who's Who" of both those who cover the region as well as those who are the newsmakers."
THE MEDIA LINE'S MIDEAST MEDIA TOUR features 5-star accommodations including the David Citadel Jerusalem and the Movenpick Ramallah. Special features include a helicopter over-flight to understand matters of Israeli-Palestinian proximity and the complexities of border issues; a Town Hall Meeting featuring Israeli and Palestinian participants moderated by Marvin Kalb; meetings with senior officials on both sides of the conflict; and optional pre- and post-tour excursions to Eilat and Petra.
Land arrangements are by Da'at Tours and The Media Line's exclusive booking agent for the Mideast Media Tour is Anderson Travel of Palm Springs, California (877-237-9026). The Media Line can be contacted at [email protected].
Contact: Felice Friedson
1325 Avenue of the Americas 27th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10019
SOURCE The Media Line