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Temple Mount Visits Down in 2015

Islamic harassment and police restrictions have significantly reduced the number of visitors to the Temple Mount in 2015.

Egypt Claims Terror not Involved in Explosion of Russian Jet over Sinai

The report from the al-Sisi government totally contradicts a Russian investigation that concluded a bomb brought down the plane that killed 224 people.

Tourism In Israel Trends Back Upward In 2015

Statistics show an increase of over 40% on 2014 and an almost complete return to the 2013 numbers.

Thousands Head to Israel for Holidays and Fill Up Hotels

The High Holiday Israeli vacation season  is one of the nest ever, according to travel officials. Major hotels in Israel are filled to capacity, and...

Israeli Tourism Helps Inscribe Georgian Jewry in the Book of Life

Israeli tourists have found a new "paradise" to replace Turkey -- they now flock to Tbilisi, Georgia, where kosher options are growing.

Ben Gurion Airport Hits Peak in Passenger Traffic

Approximately 70,000 passengers on 430 flights will have passed through Ben Gurion Airport by the end of Thursday, making it the busiest day of...

Bethlehem May Charge a Fee for Tourists to Enter

The "symbolic fee" would supposedly force an improvement in tourist services, but would the pope and Jimmy Carter fork up the shekels?

Israel Welcomes 130,000 Tourists for Holidays

The Tourism Ministry is expecting about 130,000 visitors in Israel over the period of Passover and the Christian Holy Week. About 20 direct flights are...

Dollar-Shekel Rate Breaks 4.0 Barrier

This is the first time since 2012 that the dollar-shekel rate broke the 4.0 mark.

Kosher Waldorf Astoria Opens to Rave Reviews

Coffee for five shekels a cup not available.

Arab Terror Hits Hard at Jerusalem Hotel Occupancy Rate

One of the most effective weapons of an enemy is to destroy the opponent’s economy, and Jews are cooperating.

How Does One Say ‘Israeli Anime’ in Japanese?

For those readers familiar with Miyazaki, Israel’s newest and most novel effort at tourism outreach in Japan will amuse.

Israel Labor Job Actions Spread to Transportation, Tourism

Israeli transportation and tourism employees will carry out a work slowdown on Wednesday in solidarity with striking postal workers.

Travel Advisory: Have a Safe Holiday by Staying in Israel

The US warns people to buy gas masks if visiting, Israel warns of world-wide anti-Semitism.

IDF Takes You On a Guided Tour of Terror Tunnel

Each of 30 terror runnels cost $3 million to build.

In the Wake of ‘Protective Edge’: Israeli Tourism Takes a Hit

Tourism Minister Dr. Uzi Landau stated: "Israel is preparing for the 'day after'.

4.8 Million Israelis Traveled Overseas in 2013

With numbers like that, it's no wonder Israel never feels crowded.

Done Deal: China’s Bright Food Buys Israel’s Tnuva

It's a done deal: China's Bright Food group bought most shares of Israel's Tnuva conglomerate.

Israel Tourism Ministry Prepares to Welcome Pope Francis

The Israel Ministry of Tourism is investing approximately NIS 10 million ($2.9 million) in marketing initiatives and infrastructure projects before, during and after the visit of Pope Francis to Israel, on May 25-26 May.

Record Breaking Month for Tourism

A record 385,000 visitors entered Israel in April, according to statistics released Tuesday by the Ministry of Tourism. Three hundred forty two visitors stayed at...

Beaches are Open, Time for Sand and Fun in the Sun!

Israel’s beach season began officially Thursday morning, May 1, with a bright sunny day and breezy skies, and continues till October 23.

Tunisia Leader Facing Flack Over Jewish Pilgrimage to El Ghriba

Tunisian lawmakers are questioning their tourism minister over a decision to allow Israelis to enter the country for the El Ghriba synagogue pilgrimage.

Rediscovering Hebron’s Jewish Past

A few days ago Hebron joyfully greeted back the archaeologists.

Christians Lead Record Year for Tourism in Israel

Israel’s Tourism Ministry’s aggressive pitch to bring Christians to visit Israel has paid off with another record-breaking year for visitors, led by Americans and...

German Grandmother Celebrates 104th Birthday by Dead Sea

At the age of 104, she decided the time had come to “live a little.”

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