Why Israeli Travel Technology is Going Places

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 industryContinue reading “Why Israeli Travel Technology is Going Places”

7 major tourism infrastructure projects in Israel

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.Continue reading “7 major tourism infrastructure projects in Israel”

Record Number of Tourists in Israel in 2013

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% toContinue reading “Record Number of Tourists in Israel in 2013”

Tiny Country Bursting with Life

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Tel Aviv rated one of the Best Urban Beaches

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 theContinue reading “Tel Aviv rated one of the Best Urban Beaches”

Two Australian Bar-Mitzvah boys from Sydney

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 BatContinue reading “Two Australian Bar-Mitzvah boys from Sydney”