Ashraf Bakri

Nabi Musa

Hired as an external Community-Based Tourism (CBT) expert by the bidding company, my role encompassed the entire project life cycle — from the initial stages of crafting the bid proposal to the ultimate success of negotiating and winning the contract. Working closely with the bid-winning contractor, I contributed strategic insights and expertise to guide their […]

Enjoy Jenin

Enjoy Jenin: Showcasing the Hidden Gems of Rural and Community-Based Tourism Enjoy Jenin is a remarkable project commissioned by Caritas Jerusalem in collaboration with three local councils in the Jenin province of the northern West Bank. This collaborative effort aimed to map and document 110 tourism assets within the region, encompassing 13 villages in the […]


Hantourism: Palestine’s First Community-Based Tourism Platform Hantourism traces its roots back to a single experiment—an eco-friendly city tour of Jericho using local farmers’ horse-drawn carriages as a sustainable tourism product. This initiative, an extension of the Auberg-Inn Guesthouse in Jericho, sought to add value to the local community while providing visitors with an authentic and […]


The Auberg-Inn Guesthouse in Jericho holds a special place in my portfolio as a tourism consultant. This project is not only a family endeavor but also a significant milestone in my career, marking a transition from the Telecom industry to community-based tourism entrepreneurship. Beyond its entrepreneurial significance, Auberg-Inn Guesthouse stands out as the first property […]