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3000-year old fashion uncovered

in Tourism & Nature

Three-thousand-year-old garments from the time of King Solomon have been discovered in the Timna Valley, an area close to Eilat in Israel. The team of an excavation that has been ongoing since 2013 is ecstatic to find colorful textile fragments said to be dated back to the 11th century BCE. The team was led by…

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Israelis are going places

in Tourism & Nature

Israelis are flying high, both literally and figuratively. Since the Open Sky Agreement, or “Open Skies,” between Israel and the European Union was signed in 2013, the number of Israelis travelling abroad has increased by 85%. Between January to May of 2017, over 2.2 million Israelis have taken flight. Compared to the same time period…

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Free Services for Tourists with Special Needs

in Tourism & Nature

For some, Israel is a place to call home. For others, visiting Israel is a distant dream – and especially for those with special needs. Brimming with culture, history and a range of beautiful geography, there is a slew of humans waiting desperately to journey to the Holy Land – and now they can. Thanks…

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Israel Ranks Low on Tourism Report Despite Large Efforts

in Tourism & Nature

Israel has been placed in the 61st spot of the World Economic Forum’s Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report.  The Ministry of Tourism has made major efforts in increasing the tourism industry in Israel, and Israel’s ranking did move up 11 places since last year; however, there were many factors which kept Israel low down on…

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People are taking Flight this Passover

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Passover vacation is the perfect time for travelers to escape their daily lives for adventure. During Passover, thousands of Israelis chose to do just that. Schools and some offices go on break for about 3 weeks, and bureaucratic offices and services are in holiday mode too. Thanks to the recent Open Skies agreement, where about…

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