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Why Israeli Travel Technology is Going Places

Monday, January 13th, 2020

Tourism is one of Israel’s biggest industries, drawing millions of visitors and generating billions of dollars per year. But besides being a world-class travel destination, the Start-Up Nation is also a global leader in travel technology. Israel is home to over 300 startups in the travel sector, and also draws continued investment from international industry […]

7 major tourism infrastructure projects in Israel

Tuesday, August 28th, 2018

Source: Israel21c Cable car in Jerusalem About 85% of tourists to Israel visit the iconic religious sites in the Old City of Jerusalem. However, although special arrangements can be made for visitors with mobility limitations, accessibility is problematic. Buses and cars battle heavy traffic; parking is inadequate. Pedestrians encounter stairs, uneven cobblestones and narrow alleys. […]

Israel as the place to eat – Best Restaurants

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

List curated global star chef Yotam Ottolenghi and local hero Eyal Shani, first seen on Bloomberg.

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 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


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 […]