Emirates has confirmed that it will be commencing daily services to Tel Aviv from June 23rd. The carrier will operate its three-class Boeing 777-300ER on the route.
Israel will next week reopen to all foreign tourists, regardless of vaccination status, it has been confirmed. Vaccination certificates will be replaced with pre-departure and arrival PCR testing.
The UK has been placed on orange list, which allows vaccinated or recovered people to come in to Israel after a 24-hour isolation period or isolate until they receive negative PCR test results.
Passengers arriving in the destination can present a negative antigen test from the previous 24 hours. This is instead of the previous requirement of a negative PCR test from the previous 72 hours.
One of the most anticipated beachfront properties in Tel Aviv will officially open its doors in February. The David Kempinski Tel Aviv is the first property from the group in Israel.
The Israel ministry of tourism has announced that the country will be accepting individually vaccinated tourists from November 1st. Entry will be subject to proof of vaccination.
Israel minister of tourism, Yoel Razvozov, has asked his country’s Arab neighbours to “come for a visit” in the spirit of the Abraham Accords and a peaceful future.
Gulf Air has commenced a commercial service between Bahrain and Tel Aviv. Flight GF972 took off from Bahrain International Airport for the first time earlier.
With all the final touches in place, the resort is already proving popular with national guests and is looking forward to welcoming international travellers as soon as border restrictions allow.
Due to the unrest in Israel and the region, Odyssey has not been able to complete the preparations required to operate from Haifa, Israel as planned, the company said.
Arabian Travel Market is expecting an influx of exhibitors and visitors from Israel as the destination joins a major Middle Eastern show for the first time.
The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office has updated its travel advice for a number of destinations, potentially clearing the way for the restart of travel.