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Big Boost for New Airport

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The government is currently preparing the opening of Israel’s most-southern airport near Eilat. However, while the finishing touches are applied to Ramon Airport (scheduled to open in April 2017), the weathered Ovda airport has now been exempted from landing fees for the next season. This will not only boost this winter’s tourism but will make…

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Israelis in the sky

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A record of almost four million people arrived and departed at Ben-Gurion Airport in July and August this year – which is a 9% increase compared to summer 2015. Interesting enough is the fact that the majority are Israelis travelling abroad and not incoming tourism which is down by 1.9% compared to the previous year.…

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A proper beach lesson

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Tourists and new immigrants had the chance to brighten up their beach afternoons with a couple of free Hebrew lessons that were organised by the municipality in August. Ulpan-teacher and head of the Neve Tsedek Ulpan, Michal Oppenhaim taught language classes right by the beach. However, her focus was somewhat different to ordinary lessons. While…

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Take a bite of Haifa

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Haifa, Israel’s big city between the Mediterranean and Mount Carmel is an up and coming destination for tourists. A new special sightseeing tour is aimed to show that Haifa has much more to offer than the visit of the famous Bahai Gardens: With the Haifa Street Food tours you can experience the city with your…

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New Trend: Edible forests

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Tel Aviv was the first, Modiin is the second city to introduce ‘edible forests’ to their inhabitants: fruit gardens, orchards and vegetables planted by volunteers under the supervision of the city administration or ‘Hava and Adam’ ecological farm experts and free for the public. The idea is to provide free fruit and vegetables for people…

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