Tag: Israel

Israel bans out-of-town travel, makes masks in public mandatory
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Israel bans out-of-town travel, makes masks in public mandatory

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Israeli authorities are trying to stem the deadly spread of COVID-19 virus by tightening travel restrictions for the Passover holiday, ... Read More

Israel to produce beard-friendly COVID-19 masks for religious orthodoxes
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Israel to produce beard-friendly COVID-19 masks for religious orthodoxes

mm Chief Assignment Editor- April 7, 2020

Because of the rampant global COVID-19 pandemic, Israeli authorities have asked the public to cover their mouths and noses in ... Read More

Is COVID-19 the 11th Plague? Israel hit by coronavirus
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Is COVID-19 the 11th Plague? Israel hit by coronavirus

editor editor- March 27, 2020

This is not the traditional Passover story we are used to reading at the Passover Seder; this one might be ... Read More

Leading Israel in New York: Dani Dayan, Consul General
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Leading Israel in New York: Dani Dayan, Consul General

mm Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 28, 2019

Have you wondered who represents the State of Israel in New York? The current Consul General is the Honorable Dani ... Read More

Israel tourists target Africa for travel holidays
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Israel tourists target Africa for travel holidays

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- December 27, 2019

A group comprised of 455 Israel tourists arrived in Northern Tanzania last week for Christmas and New Year festivals. At ... Read More

King David Hotel Executive Chef named Israel’s Chef of the Year
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King David Hotel Executive Chef named Israel’s Chef of the Year

mm Chief Assignment Editor- December 5, 2019

Dan Hotels' David "Dudu" Biton, the executive chef of the iconic King David Hotel in Jerusalem, was named Israel's "Chef ... Read More

Air Seychelles links with Israel with nonstop flight
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Air Seychelles links with Israel with nonstop flight

mm Alain St.Ange- December 5, 2019

Air Seychelles, the national airline of the Republic of Seychelles, welcomed its first non-stop flight from Tel Aviv, linking Israel ... Read More

Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv
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Israel Ministry of Tourism hosts Second Hotel Investment Summit in Tel Aviv

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 12, 2019

As Israel prepares to host the second Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS), part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF) ... Read More

El Al Israeli airline pays tribute to retiring legendary Boeing 747s
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El Al Israeli airline pays tribute to retiring legendary Boeing 747s

mm Chief Assignment Editor- November 5, 2019

Israeli airline El Al laid on a fitting tribute to mark the end of its use of the huge Boeing ... Read More

Ryanair announces new flight between Toulouse, France and Tel Aviv, Israel
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Ryanair announces new flight between Toulouse, France and Tel Aviv, Israel

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 25, 2019

Ryanair, an Irish budget airline headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland, with its primary operational bases at Dublin and London Stansted ... Read More

Israel Captured in a Delicious Bottle of Wine: Pair with a Side of Politics
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Israel Captured in a Delicious Bottle of Wine: Pair with a Side of Politics

Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel Dr. Elinor Garely - editor in chief of wines.travel- October 19, 2019

Israel is a small country (in the Eastern Mediterranean), with an ancient wine culture (Chalcolithic Era, 4000 BCE) that successfully ... Read More

Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America
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Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America

mm Chief Assignment Editor- October 14, 2019

The Israel Ministry of Tourism has appointed Eyal Carlin as the new Tourism Commissioner for North America. In this new ... Read More

Jerusalem poised to become Israel’s incentive trips capital
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Jerusalem poised to become Israel’s incentive trips capital

mm Chief Assignment Editor- September 11, 2019

Over the next 3 weeks, Israel will host some 8,300 tourists taking part in the two largest Incentive Trips ever ... Read More

Europe falls behind USA in cost of living
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Europe falls behind USA in cost of living

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 13, 2019

ECA International’s latest Cost of Living report today reveals that Europe now accounts for less than a fifth of the ... Read More

War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran
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War or Terror in the Gulf of Oman? Oil Tankers in flames, crew rescued and taken to Iran

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 13, 2019

A maritime safety group warned earlier today of an unspecific threat in the Gulf Oman urging extreme caution amid US- ... Read More

Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics
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Meetings and hospitality dealing with profound changes, from mergers to demographics

editor editor- June 11, 2019

“Over 5,000 associations are headquartered in the Greater DC area. They are a significant segment of the meetings industry, making ... Read More

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May
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Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019

According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, approximately 440,000 tourist entries were recorded in May 2019, 11.1% more than May ... Read More

El Al’s subsidiary Sun d’Or launches Tel Aviv-Dubrovnik route
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El Al’s subsidiary Sun d’Or launches Tel Aviv-Dubrovnik route

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Sun d’Or, a fully owned subsidiary of Israel's national carrier El Al which uses the brand mainly for seasonal scheduled ... Read More

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service
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Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Air Europa Líneas Aéreas, S.A.U. (Air Europa), third largest airline in Spain after Iberia and Vueling, announced plans to launch ... Read More

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved
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Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

mm Chief Assignment Editor- June 7, 2019

Israel's National Infrastructure Committee has rejected a slew of petitions against the cable car to the Old City of Jerusalem ... Read More

Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled
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Top 50 hotels: Nominees are unveiled

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

Travel network Virtuoso has revealed the 50 hotels and hospitality greats nominated for its coveted Best of the Best awards. ... Read More

Top holiday destinations for North American travelers
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Top holiday destinations for North American travelers

Dmytro Makarov Dmytro Makarov- June 6, 2019

With the summer holidays coming , Agoda reveals Tokyo, London and Las Vegas continue to hold the top destination spots ... Read More

The Most Luxurious Features Found On Airplanes
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The Most Luxurious Features Found On Airplanes

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- June 6, 2019

Flying first class on a luxury airline and experiencing the glam that comes with it is truly a dream come ... Read More

U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there
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U.S. Travel Association: Holds IPW Press Conference and you’re there

editor editor- June 5, 2019

Roger Dow, U.S. Travel Association President and CEO was the first to speak at the U.S. Travel Association’s IPW Press ... Read More

Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals
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Israel welcomed over 405,000 visitors in April – 7% rise in tourist arrivals

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 23, 2019

An analysis of the seasonally adjusted data provided by Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics indicates that in the last three ... Read More

Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort
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Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019

The most dynamic "new" resort hotel on Israel's Mediterranean shore town of Caesarea was unveiled, combining elegance and luxury with ... Read More

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action
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Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda ... Read More

Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board
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Tourism Ethiopia joins African Tourism Board

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

Today Tourism Ethiopia joined the African Tourism Board as an observer. Tourism Ethiopia (TE) is a national organization under the ... Read More

Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence
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Controversial Eurovision in Israel crowns The Netherland with Arcade by Duncan Laurence

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 19, 2019

The Eurovision contest in Tel Aviv Israel was a nonstop tourist party but not without controversy. Many were protesting against ... Read More

Israel Hotels Association: Tourist stays up 9% in Q1 2019
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Israel Hotels Association: Tourist stays up 9% in Q1 2019

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

The Economic Research Department of the Israel Hotels Association published data for the first quarter of 2019 in hotels compared ... Read More

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion
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Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision
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Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future
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The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy ... Read More

EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership
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EL AL Israel Airlines & Alaska Airlines announce new global partnership

mm Chief Assignment Editor- May 13, 2019

EL AL Israel Airlines and Alaska Airlines today expanded their commercial relationship to include a reciprocal frequent flyer agreement. The ... Read More

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?
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Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place ... Read More

Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray
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Sri Lanka still safe for tourists? Heartfelt plea by Jetwing Hotels Chairman Shiromal Cooray

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 25, 2019

Sri Lanka Tourism is actually open for business: There is no threat to the overall safety of visitors. This is ... Read More