Tourist Minister Uzi Landau and Taglit-Birthright presented American Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson with an honorary award on innovation and excellence in global tourism at the Second Jerusalem International Tourism Summit.
Adelson has “changed the face of tourism on three continents,” said the speakers who awarded the gambling casino tycoon.
Last week, Birthright Israel said Adelson is contributing another $40 million for the 10-day trips to Israel for young Jewish adults who never have visited the country.
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