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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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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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