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Low-cost airlines welcomed to Israel

Low-cost airlines welcomed to Israel

26 November 2013 Airline News

Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion International Airport has opened a new passenger hall in Terminal One to accommodate an expected increase in international budget airlines flying into Israel following the Open Skies Agreement signed with the European Union earlier this year. The new passenger hall will allow the number of weekly low-cost flights to increase from 22 to 55 over the winter 2013/2014 season.

Tel Aviv to offer free wi-fi to tourists

Tel Aviv to offer free wi-fi to tourists

The Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality, in conjunction with Tel Aviv Global & Tourism Administration, has completed the installation of 60 wi-fi hotspots around the city, with another 20 access points to be installed in the near future. Locations include the beach, entertainment centres, parks and tourist attractions.

Eilat airport reopens after brief shutdown

Eilat airport reopens after brief shutdown

9 August 2013 Tourism News

Eilat airport has reopened and resumed flights after briefly closing over security concerns. The Israeli military ordered the cancellation of all flight departures and arrivals due to security assessments, according to reports.   

Record UK visitor numbers to Israel

Record UK visitor numbers to Israel

The Israel Government Tourist Office has announced an all time record in increased visitor numbers for May 2013. Visitors from the United Kingdom rose 21 per cent to 21,277 from 17,566 when compared to May 2012 and five per cent when comparing the first five months of 2013 against 2012 to 90,162 from 85,523.

Jerusalem gears up for International Tourism Summit

Jerusalem gears up for International Tourism Summit

Leading lights of the travel and tourism industry will descend on Jerusalem, Israel later this month for the Jerusalem International Tourism Summit, which will place a spotlight on ‘The New Era of Tourism’. This year a special emphasis will be placed on Urban Tourism as well as Innovative Technologies in the world of tourism and travel.

New tourism website for Tel Aviv

New tourism website for Tel Aviv

The Israel Government Tourist Office has launched a new which will present Tel Aviv-Yafo as a modern non-stop city for international visitors. The website will give visitors an overall visual impression of the city through a collection of images, video content and articles that showcases Tel Aviv, known as a city that never sleeps.