Tourism


4 American Students Attacked With Acid in Marseilles

Four American college students were sprayed in the face with acid at a train station in the French city of Marseilles Sunday morning, but French authorities thus far do not…

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Kinneret Tops Eilat as Preferred Vacation Spot

Yerushalayim is always number one in the hearts of Israelis, and it’s also their favorite place to visit. The question is what is their second favorite – and the answer…

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El Al Improves On-Time Performance in August, Data Shows

El Al has made a dramatic improvement in its on-time record, according to data garnered by Flightstats, considered the international authority for compiling data on airline on-time performance. Out of…

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Over 2.5 Million Passengers at Ben Gurion in August

A total of 2,546,153 international and domestic travelers passed through Ben Gurion Airport in August, flying into, out of, and within Israel on 15,857 flights. The number of passengers reflects…

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Direct Tel Aviv-Shanghai Flights Set to Begin

Beginning in September, Hainan Airlines will beginning flying three times a week between Tel Aviv and Shanghai – the first direct flight between Israel and the economic capital of China.…

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Ra’anana to Get Its First Hotel

Not heretofore known as a vacation spot, the town of Ra’anana now has its own hotel. The Prima Millenium is located in the city’s high-tech industrial zone, and is aimed…

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Charlie Airlines Begins Flights to Cyprus

To the ranks of low-cost airlines flying between Israel and Europe, add newcomer Charlie Airlines (a new iteration of bankrupt Cyprus Airlines), which will operate flights between Tel Aviv and…

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Hoteliers: We’re Not Feeling Tourist Boom

Despite April being a record month for tourism, it was far from that for the hotel industry in Israel. Hoteliers reported last week that they had enjoyed a 23 percent…

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All-Time Tourism Record Set in April

Some 349,000 tourists entered Israel in April 2017, making it the highest total for any month since the establishment of the state, according to figures the Tourism Ministry released Tuesday.…

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