Bethlehem University Tourism Institute – BUTi

About the Project

Bethlehem University now provides vocational training as well as its well-established academic program to support the development of the tourism industry throughout Palestine.  Plans are underway to develop the newly acquired Mount David site to give magnificent training facilities for both programs.

Hospitality Training Program Introduction Video

Vocational Training Registration

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News & Announcements

Hotel Reservations

Handling Training

Check in Training

Hospitality Training

Board Members

1.    Mr. Hani Abu Dayyeh,


General Director, NET Tours Agency, Jerusalem

2.    Father Ibrahim Faltas OFM Representative of the Custody in Palestine
3.    Mr. Samir O. Hulileh CEO, Nassar Stone Company
4.    Dr. Georg Röwekamp Director, German Association of the Holy Land (Dvhl)
5.    Mr. Fahmi Ausama R Nashashibi General Manager of Golden Walls Hotel, Jerusalem
6.    Mr. Sami B Khoury

Founder & General Manager Alternative

Business Solutions Pty Ltd., Marketing & Sales Manager,

Shepherds Tours & Travel, Bethlehem. Member of HLITOA

7.    Mr. Kevork Deldelian CEO Millennium Hotels & Resorts, MEA Region – UAE
8.    Mr. Kareem Abdul Hadi

General Manager,

Jerusalem Investment and Development Company

9.    Mr. Mazen Karam Managing Director/CEO, Bethlehem Development Foundation (BDF)
10.    Brother Peter Bray, FSC, EdD

Vice Chancellor,

Bethlehem University

11.    Dr. Irene Hazou Vice President for Academic Affairs, Bethlehem University
12. Vice President for Finance, Bethlehem University
13.    Mr. Hassan Costantini Manager of Planning & Business Development, Bethlehem University / Board Secretary

Permanent Observer

Ms Nida Al-Ayasseh Director General of Tourism Services, Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities (MoTA)  – Observer