Tag: Israeli

Israeli tourism up 11.1% with 440,000 tourist entries in May

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 8, 2019 19:15

According to Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics, approximately 440,000 tourist entries were recorded in May 2019, 11.1% more than May 2018 and 26.8% more than May 2017. In the period ... Read More

Organizing the rape of children: A lucrative tourism business for former Israeli soldier

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:25

Tourists travel to Colombia often loo0king for drugs and to rape children. This is a  very dark side of tourism. Sexual exploitation and trafficking of children is widespread in many ... Read More

Chinese CRRC exports Railway Vehicles for over 12 billion US Dollars

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:31

For decades, Chinese rail giant CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles has been working on the way to go global. With CRRC products already used in over 20 countries and regions, and ... Read More

Rothschild’s Dan Caesarea reborn as Israel’s most dynamic Mediterranean resort

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 22, 2019 22:11

The most dynamic "new" resort hotel on Israel's Mediterranean shore town of Caesarea was unveiled, combining elegance and luxury with frissons of the playfulness, style and sophistication evocative of Tel ... Read More

Israel Loves Africa: African Tourism Board and Rwanda Air Take Action

George Taylor George Taylor- May 20, 2019 05:06

African Tourism Board representative in Israel Mr. Dov Kalmann, has sent his congratulations to H.E. Ambassador Joseph Rutabana of Rwanda to Israel: “In the name of the African Tourism Board, ... Read More

Tourism in Tel Aviv is one big party this week with Eurovision

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 15, 2019 08:21

Tourism is booming in Tel Aviv this week with hotels sold out, residents staying with relatives to rent their rooms and apartments for inflated rates - and almost every rate ... 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

Eurovision Song Contest in Israel: A terror target for Islamic Jihads?

The Media Line The Media Line- May 5, 2019 05:01

The Eurovision Song Contest, a massively popular annual competition, a major travel and tourism event, is set to take place in Tel Aviv from May 12 to 18. It draws ... Read More

No Easter Travel for Palestinian Christians in Gaza

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- April 22, 2019 05:02

There are around 1,100 Palestinian Christians in Gaza, many of whom are descended from the earliest Christians in Palestine (where Christianity originated). For the first time, Israeli authorities denied all ... Read More

Canadian tourist falls to his death from Chiang Mai zipline after safety locks brake

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 13, 2019 15:45

A visitor from Canada fell to his death from a zipline in the northern province of Chiang Mai on Saturday. Thai rescue officials said the 25-year-old tourist died while riding ... Read More

Tel Aviv Mayor hosts delegations from countries participating in 2019 Eurovision Contest

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 16:42

Ron Huldai, the Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo hosted the Heads of Delegation of the 41 countries participating in the Eurovision Song Contest. The Mayor of Tel Aviv-Yafo, Ron Huldai, greeted ... Read More

Jerusalem’s tourist landmark Temple Mount shut down after firebombing

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 12, 2019 22:20

Unrest at Jerusalem’s Temple Mount (also known as Haram esh-Sharif and the Al Aqsa Compound) led Israeli police to shut off access on Tuesday after several weeks of tension at ... Read More

Seychelles present at 25th Edition of International Mediterranean Tourism Market

editor editor- March 8, 2019 20:20

Destination Seychelles makes a first footprint on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea as the Seychelles Minister for Tourism, Civil Aviation, Ports and Marine Mr. Didier Dogley met with ... Read More

El Al Israel Airlines to launch direct flights between Tel Aviv and Chicago

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 00:20

According to the latest reports, El Al Israel Airlines is set to launch direct flights between Chicago, USA and Tel Aviv, Israel in 2020. Since launching the recent new flights ... Read More

Texas is latest US state to blacklist Airbnb for anti-Israel actions

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 6, 2019 18:25

Texas is adding home sharing firm Airbnb to a short list of companies that cannot receive state investments because it removes Israeli-owned rentals in the controversial West Bank. Airbnb is ... Read More

Why Israel Travelers are in love with Jamaica? A tourism trend developing

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- February 18, 2019 06:38

Jamaica's singer, Anthony B, took Israel by storm when he and a host of other musicians recently celebrated the life of reggae icon Bob Marley!  He wore a necklace bearing the Hebrew ... Read More

In bizarre tit-for-tat, Ukraine detains, denies entry to Israeli tourists

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 16, 2019 16:40

Thirty-five Israeli tourists were detained at Ukraine's Kiev Airport and barred from entering the country on Friday. The incident appears to be a some sort of a tit-for-tat on Ukraine ... Read More

Tractor crashes into Israeli Prime Minister’s plane at Warsaw Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 16:35

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was forced to extend his stay in Warsaw for an extra day after a tug slammed against the landing gear of the plane and seriously ... Read More

Tourism reps from 16 countries attend Israeli Tourism Ministry’s “Israel conference”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 16:15

80 representatives from among the largest travel agencies and tourism wholesalers in the world, are visiting Israel this week, hosted by the Ministry of Tourism, as part of the ministry’s ... Read More

Jamaica’s Tourism Minister in talks with potential Israeli investors

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 13, 2019 20:05

Tourism Minister, Hon Edmund Bartlett says major hotel brands in Israel have expressed interest in investing in Jamaica and are expected to visit the island soon. “I am very happy ... Read More

Israel’s Tourism off to a great start in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 02:35

According to Israel’s tourism industry, last month saw an increase of 11% in visitor arrivals compared with January 2018. 285,600 tourists entered Israel, an increase of 11.3% compared with last ... Read More

Malaysia stripped of World Paralympic event over ‘rabid anti-Semitism’

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 27, 2019 16:53

Malaysia was stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Paralympic Swimming Championships by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after the country banned Israeli athletes from taking part in ... 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

Jordan ‘rejects’ Israel’s Ramon Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 21, 2019 19:40

The head of the Jordan's Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission, Haitham Misto, said on Monday, that opening of Israel's new international airport along their shared border, would threaten the kingdom's airspace. ... 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

US quits UNESCO

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 1, 2019 17:20

The United States has withdrawn from the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), citing "anti-Israel bias" persisting within the UN agency. The US decision took effect late Monday, ... Read More

UK plans to deploy drone detection systems

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 21:22

After drones crippled London Gatwick airport during busy Holiday Christmas traffic, detection systems may now be deployed across the UK to combat the threat of drones. Read More

Great News for Palestine Tourism: Bethlehem hotels booked for Christmas

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- December 25, 2018 04:12

Palestinian Tourism Minister Rula Maaya said all Bethlehem hotels were fully booked, and the city hosts an "astounding" 10,000 tourists overnight on Monday night. Read More

Shalom from the city of peace: Jerusalem

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 9, 2018 22:50

There is an ancient Jewish belief that each soul is a special “pearl of life”’, a necklace of jewelry that shines through the darkness of history and adds beauty to ... Read More

Visiting Jerusalem: Shabbat Shalom from a city that nourishes both body and soul

Dr. Peter E. Tarlow Dr. Peter E. Tarlow- December 7, 2018 18:24

"A cold rain fell all day Friday here in Jerusalem, yet we turned the dreariness of the day into a metaphor for the pains of the past and tomorrow’s dreams," ... Read More

Airbus: 43 aircraft booked, 89 delivered in November

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 7, 2018 09:15

Airbus booked orders for a total of 43 aircraft in its single-aisle A320 and widebody A330 families during November, and provided 89 jetliners from across its A220, A320, A330, A350 ... Read More

Israel: A vibrant market for hospitality investment

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 6, 2018 09:25

The inaugural Israel Hotel Investment Summit (IHIS) took place at the Hilton Tel Aviv in November 2018. Part of the International Hotel Investment Forum (IHIF), the conference created an environment ... Read More

How to look magnificent while traveling: The Indie Beauty Expo

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- November 24, 2018 08:21

Get in Line. If you have even the slightest interest in your FACE and BODY – this is a show to add to your calendar. While geared toward the professional ... Read More

Avoiding dangerous vacations 2018

Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson Hon. Thomas A. Dickerson- September 19, 2018 21:27

This is the sixth year that we have posted dangerous vacations destination information collected from news articles and reported law cases. Read More

Israeli charter jet lands in Seychelles for silver flight

editor editor- March 29, 2013 01:31

The first Air Seychelles flight from Hong Kong touched down Tuesday morning at 6:30 am and was followed in the afternoon by the arrival of another special flight by "El ... Read More

Israeli counterfeit US visa ring busted

editor editor- March 29, 2012 06:52

Police have arrested a group of con men they say arranged counterfeit tourist visas for dozens of Israeli youths currently in the United States illegally. Read More