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Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America

Israel Ministry of Tourism names new Tourism Commissioner for North America

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

Israel Ministry appoints Director of Tourism for Canada

Israel Ministry appoints Director of Tourism for Canada

The Israel Ministry of Tourism has appointed Gal Hana as Consul, Director of Tourism for Canada. Prior to his ... Read More

London Heathrow-Tel Aviv: Virgin Atlantic launches Israel flights

London Heathrow-Tel Aviv: Virgin Atlantic launches Israel flights

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Atlantic Airways - the UK’s second largest airline, has announces the launch of its new ... Read More

Israel: Third consecutive record-breaking year for incoming tourism

Israel: Third consecutive record-breaking year for incoming tourism

Israel ends the Hebrew calendar year 5779 with an all-time record of 4.6 million tourist arrivals, compared to 3.9 ... Read More

Shana Tova! Israel Tourism toasts to Rosh Hashanah with hotel openings, star-studded events and new adventures

Shana Tova! Israel Tourism toasts to Rosh Hashanah with hotel openings, star-studded events and new adventures

As Israel celebrates Rosh Hashanah, the beginning of the year 5780 on the Hebrew calendar, the Israel Ministry of ... Read More

El Al Israel Airlines says goodbye to its Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet

El Al Israel Airlines says goodbye to its Boeing 747-400 jumbo jet

El Al Israel Airlines made the last flight of jumbo jets between Israel and the US after 48 years ... Read More

Jerusalem poised to become Israel’s incentive trips capital

Jerusalem poised to become Israel’s incentive trips capital

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

Seychelles trade partners getting closer to the Israeli market in trade & media events

Seychelles trade partners getting closer to the Israeli market in trade & media events

The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) and trade partners are set to conquer the Israeli market in a two-day event ... Read More

El Al Israel Airlines announces new Dublin and Dusseldorf flights

El Al Israel Airlines announces new Dublin and Dusseldorf flights

The flag carrier of Israel, El Al Israel Airlines has announced that it is launching new routes from Tel ... Read More

Israeli tourists stuck in India

Israeli tourists stuck in India

Most Israeli tourists have cancelled their Kashmir itinerary and are extending their stay in Leh due to the lockdown ... Read More

Brown Hotels announces seven new properties in Israel in 2019/20

Brown Hotels announces seven new properties in Israel in 2019/20

Tel Aviv-based hospitality group Brown Hotels officially announces today its plan to open seven new properties in 2019 and ... Read More

Chaos: Baggage system failure shuts down Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport

Chaos: Baggage system failure shuts down Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport

A 10-hour malfunction with the baggage handling system created luggage pile ups in the departure hall of Terminal 3 ... Read More

American Airlines 2020 international expansion plans released

American Airlines 2020 international expansion plans released

American Airlines is opening new international aviation route to Europe, Israel and Morocco in 2020. Philadelphia (PHL) to Casablanca, ... Read More

From North to South and East to West, Israel is the Land of Adventure

From North to South and East to West, Israel is the Land of Adventure

Beyond Israel’s most popular tourist attractions – such as Jerusalem’s Old City, the Dead Sea and Tel Aviv’s White ... Read More

Go Global Travel completes three additional acquisitions of B2B accommodation providers

Go Global Travel completes three additional acquisitions of B2B accommodation providers

· Go Global Travel welcomes Olympia Europe (UK) and two Italian based companies into its family · Go Global ... Read More

Israel’s tourism boom leads to increase in new hotel openings, construction and renovations

Israel’s tourism boom leads to increase in new hotel openings, construction and renovations

Israel’s boom in tourism is leading hotel brands to create new hotel concepts, open new properties and make renovations ... Read More

Israel tourism: 93% of visitors rate their experience good to excellent

Israel tourism: 93% of visitors rate their experience good to excellent

Israeli Ministry of Tourism has just released its latest Inbound Tourism Survey and the results are mostly encouraging. The ... Read More

Israel tourists love Seychelles and Air Seychelles returns a Shalom

Israel tourists love Seychelles and Air Seychelles returns a Shalom

Air Seychelles has today announced the commencement of a new service linking the Seychelles and Israel’s largest metropolitan area, ... Read More

Tel Aviv and Orlando: Now Nonstop

Tel Aviv and Orlando: Now Nonstop

In May, Florida Governor DeSantis led a delegation of state leaders on a historic business development mission to Israel, ... Read More

Where Phoenicians Prepared Rare Color

Where Phoenicians Prepared Rare Color

Researchers say they have found the first indisputable evidence of what they believe was a major Phoenician dye producing ... Read More

Tourism Master Plan for Tel Aviv and Jaffa is setting new trends

Tourism Master Plan for Tel Aviv and Jaffa is setting new trends

Tel Aviv and Jaffa’s travel and tourism means a rare beach with vibrant urban qualities; an extraordinary mix of ... Read More

LINK hotel & hub redefines future of hospitality in Tel Aviv

LINK hotel & hub redefines future of hospitality in Tel Aviv

LINK hotel & hub, a new and innovative hotel powered by Israel’s leading hospitality brand, Dan Hotels, opens its ... Read More

Israel Airports Authority: ‘Many’ planes lose GPS signal in Ben Gurion Airport airspace

Israel Airports Authority: ‘Many’ planes lose GPS signal in Ben Gurion Airport airspace

On Wednesday, the Israel Airports Authority (IAA) confirmed reports that “many” pilots had been losing their Global Positioning System ... Read More

Record-breaking trend: Israel Tourism continues to rise

Record-breaking trend: Israel Tourism continues to rise

Israel Tourism continues to rise, as more travelers are choosing the country as their next travel destination. In 2019 ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

Air Europa announces new Malaga-Tel Aviv service

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

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

Old City of Jerusalem tourist cable car project approved

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

The Most Luxurious Features Found On Airplanes

The Most Luxurious Features Found On Airplanes

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

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of ... Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

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