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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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The Far East Just Got Closer

in Economy & Innovation/Tourism & Nature

Thanks to epic efforts to increase travel and tourism to Israel, the newest direct flight from Hong Kong recently landed at Ben Gurion Airport on Saturday. Cathay Pacific, which has won the title of World’s Best Airline four times, is one of many new airlines who has created a direct flight option to the small…

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From Lifeguard Tower to Luxury Hotel

in Life, Culture & Sports/Tourism & Nature

Tel Aviv tourism has gone wild thanks to their new creative social media campaign, “Two Cities, One Break.” Collaborations between the Israel Tourism Ministry, The City of Tel Aviv-Yafo, and “Brown Hotels” Urban Collection are behind this competition, where the winner receives a 4-day, 5-star luxury stay in a lifeguard tower. Not just any lifeguard…

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The Dead Sea is Dying

in Tourism & Nature

Thousands of sinkholes have popped up, or more literally, sunken into the area surrounding the Dead Sea. As the lowest point on Earth, the natural sinkhole phenomenon occurring around the Dead Sea is being caused by the lack of water being filtered into the big pond, and the abundance of water being filtered out. Because…

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Digging back into the mystery of Masada

in Tourism & Nature

Known for its rich history and glorious sunrise views, Masada, a UNESCO heritage site sitting in Southern Israel beside the Dead Sea, is being revisited after an 11 year hiatus. Starting February 5, a team from Tel Aviv University, being led by Guy Stiebel, is spending 30 days excavating untouched areas of the ancient fortress.…

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