Tourism News from Israel

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 […]

THOUSANDS FLOCK TO TEL AVIV TO CELEBRATE GAY PRIDE WEEK

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

This week Tel Aviv is celebrating Gay Pride on mass, with thousands of tourists flocking to the city from around the globe for the annual parade. As part of the festive spirit the Tel Aviv municipality has painted a number of zebra crossings in rainbow colors and the popular Hilton beach has been turned into […]

Jerusalem: Tourism, culture and sports

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Jerusalem was selected as one of the top 25 most sought after destinations in 2011 in a survey held by the prestigious and popular website “Tripadvisor”. Communicated by the Municipality of Jerusalem Tourism: In 2011 the number of night stays in Jerusalem hotels amounted to 3,854,500 nights, 18% of all night stays in Israel. 80% […]

MDNA- Madonna world tour debuting in Israel

Friday, June 1st, 2012

Madonna opened yesterday (Thursday, 31 May) her MDNA world tour  performing in Israel’s Ramat Gan Stadium to a 30,000 fans.  4,000 tourists and scores of foreign journalists have arrived in Israel for the sell-out performance This is the Queen of Pop’s fourth performance in Israel. Her first show was in 1993, and Madonna closed her […]

ISRAEL’S JEWELS- JOVELLA JEWELERY EXHIBITION

Friday, June 1st, 2012

 Israel’s 9th international jewelry and diamond exhibition, to be held on July 3 – 4, 2012 in Tel Aviv and has officially opened registration to both domestic and foreign exhibitors and visitors. JOVELLA is the leading event of the jewelry industry in Israel. It offers both domestic and foreign visitors an opportunity to explore Israel’s […]

JERUSALEM LIGHT FESTIVAL 2012

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Following the success of last year’s Jerusalem Festival of Light, Jerusalem’s Old City will once again form the magnificent backdrop for lighting installations, exhibits and tours in the Light in Jerusalem 2012 festival, June 6- 14, between the hours of 20:00-24:00. This celebration of light in an urban setting, the initiative of the Jerusalem Development […]

EFFENDI HOTEL ONE OF WORLD’S BEST NEW HOTELS

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

Just a few months after opening their doors the new Effendi Hotel in the ancient city of Acre has already been awarded by the prestigious Travel and Leisure magazine as one of the world’s best new hotels. Praising the new Effendi which offers travellers a unique boutique experience on the shores of the Mediterranean sea, […]

Majestic Opera in the desert- Carmen at Masada

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Over 50,000 spectators are expected to enjoy The Masada Dead Sea Opera Festival that will take place on June 7-12, 2012, at Mt. Masada, Israel. This year the third Masada opera festival held at the majestic landscape at the Judean desert overlooking the Dead Sea, will perform Bizet’s Carmen.  Under a canopy of shining stars […]

EXPERIENCE A BAR/BAT MITZVAH AT THE MASADA NATIONAL PARK – THE MASADA EXPERIENCE

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

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 Mitzvah and to re-connect with their roots in Israel. Families wishing to experience a meaningful bar […]