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Visitors from China and India Boost Israel’s Tourism

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Israeli tourism has experienced many losses in the past, and there is finally good news again. This past November, Israel saw an all-time high of 287,900 tourists, which is an increase of 38% since last November. Tourism Minister Yariv Levin mentions there were “intense marketing efforts directed especially at new countries like China and India,…

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Fires Ablaze and Under Control; Arson suspected

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

The hundreds of blazes which set Israel aflame last week are still being tended to by teams, though all are now said to be under control. While the cause of the fires remained unknown, security forces suspect the fires were caused by arson. The dry weather and wind helped spread the fires quickly throughout the…

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Northern Israel Ravaged By Flames

in Economy & Innovation/Tourism & Nature

The northern part of Israel is urgently suffering due to many fires in the region since Tuesday. What may have started as a dry fire has now flipped into a state of emergency in Israel. Families have lost their homes and belongings, and over 60,000 people have been evacuated from Haifa, the well-known port city.…

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Sailing in the North

in Tourism & Nature

Israel’s coastal excursion in the north started operating this week. The pleasure cruise line links the two ports of Haifa and Acre which were partly renovated beforehand. The Tourism Ministry invested about NIS 11 m in the upgrading. Passengers are able to enjoy the scenic route including views of the Carmel mountains, the coastline, downtown…

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Big Boost for New Airport

in Tourism & Nature

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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