Tourism News from Israel

Record Number of Tourists in Israel in 2013

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

As reported in Globes: Tourist entries rose 0.5% to 3.53 million in 2013 from 3.52 million in 2012. A record number of tourists visited Israel in 2013, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported today. Tourist entries rose 0.5% to 3.53 million in 2013 from 3.52 million in 2012. Tourist entries by air rose 4% to […]

Tiny Country Bursting with Life

Friday, June 21st, 2013

By Libby Burke “They’re living life. There is an energy there like nowhere else I have ever been.” This, in brief, sums up the impressions of my recent trip to Israel.  Quite simply: I fell in love, with the country, with the people, with the vibe – the energy. It truly is like nowhere I […]

Tel Aviv rated one of the Best Urban Beaches

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Two leading tourism websites have ranked Tel Aviv’s beaches amongst the best city beaches in the world. Both Yahoo! Travel and Smartertravel.com classed Tel Aviv’s Gordon-Frishman Beach alongside South Beach in Miami and Bondi Beach in Sydney  Yahoo! Travel told readers; ” If Jerusalem is Israel’s responsible, buttoned-up firstborn child, then Tel Aviv is the […]

3D Journey to JERUSALEM

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

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New- Holyland Pilgrimage-Street view

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Holyland-pilgrimage Street view

Carmen at Masada

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Over 50,000 people have enjoyed the Israeli Opera Festival at Masada, at the premieres (7 June) with renowned Israeli Maestro Daniel Oren leading a cast of hundreds in a spectacular outdoor production of Bizet’s Carmen, performed in a specially-created opera village built on the desert floor and set against the backdrop of the historic site […]

Two Australian Bar-Mitzvah boys from Sydney

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Read about the special experience of a Bar Mitzvah celebration at Masada, organised by Celebration Journeys For countless years, tens of thousands of Jews have flocked to the desert fortress of Masada from every corner of the globe to celebrate the seminal rite of passage of their sons and daughters, the Bar Mitzvah and Bat […]

Dive into the Red Sea Eilat – totaltravel Yahoo!7

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

CLICK to read the story byAngie Takanami-totaltravel-Yahoo!7             Located at the northern tip of the Red Sea, Eilat is Israel’s southernmost city hugged by spectacular red mountains and transparent waters. Part of the Negev Desert, Eilat borders the Eqyptian city Taba and Jordanian city of Aqaba. Year-round hot temperatures make […]

NEW “ONE STOP” JERUSALEM TOURISM WEBSITE LAUNCHED

Friday, June 8th, 2012

A new website aimed at slashing red tape and offering incoming tourists the best deals and the widest range of opportunities to visit Jerusalem from all corners of the globe was launched this week.  The website, www.itraveljerusalem.com will be initially available in English and Hebrew, and will soon be launched in a variety of other languages […]

JERUSALEM’S INBAL HOTEL WINS THREE INTERNATIONAL AWARDS IN ONE MONTH

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Jerusalem is one of the most culturally and historically diverse holiday destinations in the world, with millions of tourists visiting the each year. The growing demand for accommodation means the standards have become more competitive and luxurious than ever This month the Inbal Hotel stepped up to the mark collecting three internationally acclaimed awards. The […]