Tag: Eilat

Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport set for major expansion

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 17, 2019 16:05

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion Airport is set to significantly grow after Israel's Transportation Ministry approved expansion plans worth NIS 3 billion ($840 million) to cope with growing demand. In 2018, almost ... Read More

The year of the airports: Travel to the hubs of the future

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- May 14, 2019 03:02

The year 2019 will be remembered as the year of the inaugurations of large and small strategic airports to satisfy an air demand that by 2035 will touch - according ... Read More

Officially open: Ilan and Asaf Ramon Airport in Israel

editor editor- January 24, 2019 21:34

Ilan and Asaf Ramon International Airport in Israel opened on January 21, 2019. Read More

Tourism to Israel continues to increase at record-breaking rates

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 15, 2019 22:30

Israel had its best tourism year to date, with more than 4.12 million tourist entries recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about 14% compared to 2017, and ... Read More

Israel’s second international airport opens in January

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 3, 2019 18:10

Israel Airports Authority (IAA) announced that the country's long-awaited second international airport will be opening on January 22, 2019. Located near the southern Red Sea resort of Eilat, the new ... Read More

Romanian tourism booming in Israel

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 27, 2018 18:20

Romania has become the main country in Eastern Europe as a source of tourists for Israel, surpassing even Poland, a country that has constantly topped the rankings during the past ... Read More

Two rockets hit Israeli resort city of Eilat

editor editor- April 17, 2013 15:27

At least two rockets have hit the southern Israeli city of Eilat. Read More

Israeli tourism to invest heavily in Eilat

editor editor- May 17, 2012 09:26

The Ministry of Tourism is expected to invest about NIS 41 million in the southern resort town of Eilat in 2012. Read More

Five killed in terrorist attack on Israeli tourist bus

editor editor- August 19, 2011 04:40

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. Read More

Eilat Hotel Association: Security unrest will distress tourism

editor editor- August 4, 2010 06:13

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. Read More

Israeli tourist resort of Eilat rocked by series of explosions

editor editor- August 3, 2010 04:33

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. Read More

Israeli mayor hopping mad over Arkia Israel Airlines’ plans to start flying to Aqaba

editor editor- April 29, 2010 03:44

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. Read More

Thousands of Russian tourists to descend on Eilat over winter

editor editor- November 28, 2008 06:10

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. Read More

Tourism Ministry slams poor standards at Eilat hotels

editor editor- February 15, 2008 04:21

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 ... Read More