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Israeli security allowed to demand access to tourists' email accounts

Ben Gurion airport security Israeli security allowed to demand access to tourists' email accounts

JERUSALEM, Israel — Israeli security officials at Ben Gurion airport are legally allowed to demand access to tourists' email accounts and deny them entry if they refuse, the country's top legal ...

Two rockets hit Israeli resort city of Eilat

Rocket attack on Israeli resort Two rockets hit Israeli resort city of Eilat

At least two rockets have hit the southern Israeli city of Eilat.

The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

continuation of unrest hampers tourism The Israel-Hamas conflict and tourism

By David Beirman, eTN Australia

For most media commentators, tourism would be considered an irrelevance as reporters discuss the human misery inflicted on southern Israel and Gaza and the military and political ramifications of ...

BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

BBC Olympics website BBC Olympics website omits Jerusalem as capital of Israel

London, England – The British Broadcasting Company’s Olympic website omitted Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Israeli tourist site lets visitors "shoot terrorists" in the West Bank

Israeli Gush Etzion becomes hot destination for trigger-happy tourists Israeli tourist site lets visitors "shoot terrorists" in the West Bank

Settlers near Gush Etzion in Israel are offering tourists to Israel a chance to experience what life near the Green Line can be like by providing them an opportunity to “catch the terrorist.” ...

US tourist missing in Israel

American visitor vanish without trace in Israel US tourist missing in Israel

An ongoing police search for a missing American tourist widened on Monday far beyond the Bet She'an area, where the 80-year-old man was last seen.

Israel to gay tourists: We’re open for you!

Gay Israel Israel to gay tourists: We’re open for you!

By Nelson Alcantara, eTN editor-in-chief

Israel to gay tourists: We’re open for you!
Nelson Alcantara

Israeli tourism to invest heavily in Eilat

Israel plans to leverage tourism potential in southern-most city Israeli tourism to invest heavily in Eilat

The Ministry of Tourism is expected to invest about NIS 41 million in the southern resort town of Eilat in 2012.

Israeli Tourism Ministry scolded in government report

Israel's Tourism Ministry's activity in past year criticized Israeli Tourism Ministry scolded in government report

The annual report published earlier this week by State Comptroller Micha Lindenstrauss slamed Israel's Tourism Ministry's activity in the past year.

Lufthansa cancels dozens of tickets on Tel Aviv flight

German airline will not fly "flytilla" participants to Israel Lufthansa cancels dozens of tickets on Tel Aviv flight

German airline Lufthansa canceled the tickets of dozens of pro-Palestinian activists scheduled to fly to Tel Aviv on Sunday as part of a mass fly-in dubbed "Welcome to Palestine," the organizers ...

Armenian PM calls on Israeli tourists to visit country

Armenia Wants Israeli Tourists Armenian PM calls on Israeli tourists to visit country

Have you been to Armenia yet? Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan invites Israeli tourists to visit the Caucasus country.

UK bans Israeli tourism ad after hundreds of complaints

Blurry Borders Get Israeli Advert Banned In Britain UK bans Israeli tourism ad after hundreds of complaints

Ad, promoting book on northern Israel, evokes no less than 350 complaints to the ASA, which oversees and regulates the advertising industry in the UK.

Israel puts out guide for Israeli tourists in Iran as a Purim joke

Israel countering Iranian list of areas to attack Israel puts out guide for Israeli tourists in Iran as a Purim joke

The Knesset Research and Information Center put out a guide on Monday of hot spots for Israeli tourists in Persia – otherwise known as Iran.

Israeli tourism increases volume of activity in Brazil

Israel Wants More Brazilian Visitors Israeli tourism increases volume of activity in Brazil

The Appointments Committee at the Tourism Ministry has confirmed the appointment of Susan Klagesbrun as director of the Israel Government Tourist Office in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Croatia and Slovenia: Israeli tourists wanted

International Mediterranean Tourism conference in Tel Aviv Croatia and Slovenia: Israeli tourists wanted

Delegations from Croatia and Slovenia are visiting Israel as part of the International Mediterranean Tourism Market (IMTM) conference, held this week in Tel Aviv.

4,000 expected to be stranded at airport in Israel

General strike on February 8 4,000 expected to be stranded at airport in Israel

By Oren Kessler

It is expected that approximately 4,000 air travelers will be affected by a general strike on Wednesday, as Ben-Gurion Airport in Israel will close from 6:00 a.m. to noon.

US tourists in Israel warned to dress "modestly" for fear of assaults

Warning: Do not walk dressed immodestly in haredi neighborhoods US tourists in Israel warned to dress "modestly" for fear of assaults

The US State Department is concerned over recent violence exhibited by extremists in Israel's haredi community and has published a travel recommendation for tourists: Do not walk around dressed ...

Turkish tourism courts Israeli travelers

Israeli Tourism To Turkey Turkish tourism courts Israeli travelers

Israel's relations with Turkey may have reached a historic low following the expulsion of the Israeli ambassador from Ankara, but Turkey still plans to take part in a tourism fair scheduled to be ...

Israeli Travelers Warned Of Terror Plot Israel warns its tourists of possible terror attacks in Bulgaria

The head of Israel’s Counterterrorism Bureau said Thursday evening that it has no concrete information regarding a possible terrorist attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.

UK censures Palestinian mission over tourism map sans Israel

Doctored Palestinian tourist map does not fly in UK UK censures Palestinian mission over tourism map sans Israel

LONDON, England - Britain's Advertising Standards Authority has censured the Palestinian Diplomatic Mission to the UK for carrying a map of Palestine that did not identify Israel, UK media ...

India, Israel to boost tourism cooperation in coming years

India-Israel Tourism India, Israel to boost tourism cooperation in coming years

India and Israel will enhance tourism exchanges between the two countries in the coming years.

El Al revamps its tariff structure

EL AL STRATEGY El Al revamps its tariff structure

By Luc Citrinot, eTN

PARIS, France (eTN) - Israel national carrier, El Al, announced a drastic revamp of all its fares around the world as the airline faces increased competition from low-fare airlines and suffered ...

Turkish tourists canceling trips to Israel

Turkish-Isaeli Political Tensions Affect Tourism Turkish tourists canceling trips to Israel

Turkish tourists have canceled their reservations for trips to Jerusalem amid increasing political tension between Israel and Turkey in recent days.

Turkish tourists claim harassment at Tel Aviv airport

Israel-Turkey Row Affects Tourism Turkish tourists claim harassment at Tel Aviv airport

A group of Turkish air passengers claimed they were harassed and intimidated at a Tel Aviv airport on Monday as fallout from the diplomatic rift between Israel and Turkey spreads.

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