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At least five people were killed today when gunmen opened fire on a bus and other vehicles in a series of attacks near the Israeli tourist resort of Eilat.
A day after Eilat celebrated the launch of El Al’s new flight route to the resort town, locals were optimistic that these flights would increase tourism to the southern city.
A series of explosions were heard in the southern Israeli city of Eilat.Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said today that police were searching for the source of the explosions.
Plans by Israeli airliner Arkia to start flying to the Jordanian Red Sea resort town of Aqaba have left the mayor of neighboring Eilat fuming.
Eilat is preparing for an imminent Russian tourist invasion with new bars and restaurants targeting a Russian audience and Russian-speaking servers and bartenders in nearly every pub.
A classified memorandum authored by the Tourism Ministry reveals that many hotels in the Red Sea resort city of Eilat are subject to extremely poor maintenance and sanitation, Army Radio reported on Thursday.