Tourism News from Israel


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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, will be initially available in English and Hebrew, and will soon be launched in a variety of other languages including Russian, Spanish, Italian, German and Arabic. In essence, it provides Internet and smart phone users with the best that Jerusalem has to offer, at their fingertips, anytime and anywhere 

Interactive information hubs are also being set up across the city for those tourists that don’t have immediate access to the Internet. The one stop site is expected to enhance the level of tourism to Jerusalem by making it much easier to navigate through the array of cultural, historical and culinary treats available across the city. In addition to a wealth of information, Google street views and the largest online database of HD videos of Jerusalem, the site can also be used to make reservations at restaurants and hotels at discounted prices. Visitors and locals with smart phones will also be able to scan thousands of QR barcodes across the city to access information about services and events in a rush