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Ben Gurion International Airport Set for Major Expansion

Next year the Transportation Ministry says at least 23 million passengers are expected to stream through Ben Gurion International Airport.

Jerusalem’s Western Wall Train Station to Be Named after President Trump

"I decided to name the Kotel station after US President Donald Trump, in appreciation of his courageous and historic decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel."

Eilat Plans New Beach Initiative

The municipality is planning an ecological beach and environmental education center in order to educate the public about the treasures that await beneath the waves.

Tourism Ministry Preparing for 20% increase in Christian Arrivals

Tourism Ministry to provide free shuttles between Jerusalem and Bethlehem for Christmas Mass celebrations

Royal Jordanian Pilot Says Jerusalem Belongs to Jordanian King

"It belongs to the Arabs, belongs to the Hashemites, it belongs to King Abdullah, it belongs to us. It is not yours to give. Hands off, please, from our territory.”

Israeli Tourism Continues to Rise with 24% Increase over Last November

Since the beginning of 2017, tourism has injected $4.5 billion into the Israeli economy.

El Al CEO David Maimon Resigns

In his letter to the board, Maimon agreed to stay on until a new chief executive is selected.

Meet Ioana Isac from Romania, Israel’s 3 Millionth Tourist

“This is a special day and an historic milestone as we break the 3-million-tourist barrier and set a new all-time record," Minister Levin said.

New Israeli Tourism Campaign in Romania

At peak season there are 64 weekly flights between Romania and Israel, with most on the Bucharest-Tel Aviv route.

Israel, New Zealand Ink Aviation Services Deal

The agreement is intended to set air links between the two nations, and includes operation of direct routes between Israel and New Zealand.

Inside the New Gateway to Jerusalem

“By 2026, we plan to build ... five more lines, 140 stations, 300 trains and 600 to 700,000 passengers per day."

9 Israelis Hurt in Nepal Accident

The tourists were injured in a motor vehicle accident.

US to Pull Non-Essential Diplomatic Personnel from Cuba

The move follows unexplained “health attacks” on 21 staff in Havana; it's not yet clear "who is responsible or what is causing these attacks."

Israeli Rescued in Nepal

A Magnus rescue force tracked down and rescued the hiker, who had broken both of his legs and one arm.

Unique Tourism Outfit Offers Luxurious Jewish Heritage Cruises in Germany’s Rivers

In case you were curious, the Dachau concentration camp is one of the final stops on the Uniworld Cruise.

Watch: Netanyahu Busy Doing Business in Bogota, Colombia

"We have decided today on rekindling and refinancing an innovation fund - the Columbia Israel Innovation Fund. And maybe you will teach us finally how to make a good cup of coffee."

Jerusalem Shabbat Public Transportation Project in Danger of Closing

The main contributor to the project has ceased all his support, because of his own financial trouble.

Cabinet Approves Gospel Trail Tourist Cable Car

The project is a collaboration between Tourist Minister Yariv Levin, Aryeh Deri, Minister for the Development of the Negev and Galilee, and the municipality of Nazareth Illit.

As US Anti-Semitism Flourishes, ‘Jewish Voice for Peace’ Calls to Boycott ‘Birthright’ Visits to...

At a time when the number of violent anti-Semitic assaults taking place in the United States is rising dramatically, programs such as Birthright and Nefesh B'Nefesh are crucial to facilitate the immigration of American Jews to Israel as the most obvious remedy

Chabad to Provide Kosher Food, Services, to Jews Attending Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Daily Torah seminars exploring the Jewish message behind sports and the meaning of competition will take place at one of the two Pyeongchang Chabad centers and at the Jewish room in the Olympic Village.

Conan O’Brien Says Ziv Hospital in Tzefat Deserves Nobel Prize

O'Brien, an American TV host, comedian and producer, visited Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other locations around Israel doe five days to film 'Conan Without Borders.'

Miss Lebanon Emigrant 2017 Loses Title Over Visit to Israel

Lebanon’s Minister of Tourism decided [she] should be stripped of her title because her visit to Israel violates our country’s laws.”

Arab Caught with Knife on Jerusalem’s Light Rail

The suspect was transferred for police interrogation.

Tel Aviv–Jerusalem High-Speed Train Passes First Test Ahead of April 2018 Opening

The new, high-speed railway has been criticized by the political left and the Palestinian Authority for passing through about 4 miles of Judea and Samaria, most of it through tunnels.

Netanyahus Visit Susita in Golan Heights

When the city existed as Hippos, a Greco-Roman community, it flourished between 200 and 600 CE.

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