El Al Plane Damage Traced to Singapore, Cause Still UnknownDamage that caused an El Al passenger plane in Israel to make an emergency landing last month has been traced to Singapore.
Police Deny Golan Closed to Holiday TourismOnly hotspots will be closed off, in case riots resume. Holiday visitors welcome.
Tornadoes Whip Through MassachusettsTwo tornadoes whipped through Massachusetts Wednesday, claiming four lives and damaging towns and cities.
Volcanic Ash Cloud Again Disrupts Flights in EuropeA volcanic ash cloud is once again expected to drift into European skies from Iceland and disrupt airline flights.
Fear of Islam Appears as 2 Imams Pulled Off US FlightFear of Islam by at least some Americans was obvious Friday on a flight between two states in the southeastern U.S.
Masada Most Popular Pay-to-Enter Tourist SiteThe ancient Masada Fortress, overlooking the Dead Sea, was the most popular pay-to-enter tourist site last year, topping urban zoos.
Counter-Terror Officials: No Place Like Home for PassoverStaying in Israel for Passover is a lot safer than traveling to Greece, India, Turkey and Thailand, Israeli counter-terror officials advise.
'Israel: A Great Place to Visit, But People Need to Know That'Israel National News TV visits the International Tourism Conference in Jerusalem and gets tips on how to improve tourism to Israel.
PM Netanyahu Markets Israel: We Want More Tourists than CitizensNetanyahu,opening tourism conference in Jerusalem, says, "Welcome, and come back again!"
Snow Buries El Al Flights in New YorkBlizzard conditions in the American northeast managed to accomplish what war zones and volcanic ash did not, with flights canceled and delayed.
El Al Unveils Brand New Breakfast MenuIsrael’s airline teams up with one of Israel’s most famous chef to bring a new breakfast menu to passengers in all classes.
For First Time in a Decade, Israeli Guides in BethlehemFifty Israeli tour guides were allowed to guide tourists in Bethlehem and Jericho for the first time since 2000.
Israel Invites Chilean Miners to Visit for Christian HolidaysThe Tourism Ministry has invited the 33 Chilean miners, who survived underground for 68 days, to visit Israel to give thanks for their rescue.
Tourism Ministry Launches iPhone App: All Israel in OneNew application will provide updated info on sites, tours, accommodation and events in the user’s immediate area.
Best Ever Year for TourismMore than 3 million tourists in the Hebrew year of 5770 tops records as Israel readies for tens of thousands of visitors over High Holiday period.
US Warns Eilat Travelers, Ignores AqabaIsrael wants to know why a US travel advisory cites Eilat but not neighboring Aqaba, which has suffered more than Eilat from recent rocket attacks.
6000 Students to Eilat Mega-Festival to Promote Israel's ImageA first-of-its-kind international student festival "FunJoya" in Eilat will include debates and workshops on public diplomacy and political issues.
Tourism Ministry Seeks ‘Floating Voters’ for Dead Sea ContestThe Dead Sea is great for floaters, but no floating voters allowed, say tourism officials, who want your vote for an official “world wonder.”
Israelis Not Going to Turkey Despite Travel Warning CancellationNewspaper report says Israelis stopped travelling to Turkey long before flotilla incident; situation will remain the same in the near future.
Air Canada Embarrassed Following Security BreachYouTube video shows face covered Muslims boarding plane without being checked
Churchgoers Heading to the Holy Land in DrovesSouth Florida churchgoers are heading to the Holy Land in droves, just as the best part of summer gets underway in Israel.
Tourism Booms Between Israel and MaltaWhile Israeli tourism to Turkey is dying on the vine, the Republic of Malta is working on a new flight route to the Jewish State.
Egyptian Oil Spill Befouls Red Sea ResortsAn oil spill from an Egyptian rig has polluted several tourist sites along a large stretch of Red Sea coastline.
Givat Harel: Triumph Over PaganismThe Givat Harel region has a rocky history which spans early idolatry and eventually, flourishing Jewish life, as this tour video illustrates.
Israel Easing Visa Rules to Attract Chinese TouristsThe Tourism Ministry is turning its face to the Far East to attract more tourists. Processing visas for Chinese groups now will be easier.
Trail of the Ark through the Eastern ShomronA fresh look at the young nation of Israel's first steps in the Holy Land following their footsteps over the Jordan River and into Eastern Shomron.
Health Ministry Advisory: Polio Outbreak in TajikistanThe Health Ministry is warning Israelis traveling to Tajikistan to be vaccinated against polio due to an outbreak of the illness in that country.
Bike Riding Flies on El AlBike riders like El Al. The Israeli airline is the only known international carrier to allow passengers to fly with their bicycles free of charge.
59 Incoming Flights, 60 Departures Canceled SundayTwo flights to Barcelona had to turn back in mid-air but flights to Rome, Madrid and Athens continued.
Pesach Events in Judea and SamariaThousands of Jews are touring Judea and Samaria during Passover. INN provides a list of where to go and what to see.
Passover in Israel: Family Fun for FreeFor the sixth year in a row, Bank HaPoalim is sponsoring free entrance to museums and other attractions across Israel during the Passover holiday.
El Al Flying to Turkey AgainDaily flight to Istanbul will begin in April. Flights to Turkey stopped several years ago because of security concerns.
Luxury in the Capital: New Hotel, Spa Open in JerusalemTwo new points on the map of Jerusalem for those who seek luxurious accommodation: the Mamilla Hotel and the David Citadel Hotel Spa
Arutz-7 Expose Cancels ‘Bad Taste’ Promotion for IsraelAn Arutz-7 Hebrew site exposé helps cancel a pro-Israel video using sexual innuendo. The Foreign Ministry said the idea was not Jerusalem's.
Pre-Passover Travel Warnings: Israel Is Much SaferThe United States and Israel have posted severe travel warnings for Muslim countries, while Israel expects a boost in tourism for Passover.
Israelis Flock to Egypt for Abuhatzeira PilgrimageHundreds of Israelis are flocking to the grave of Rabbi Yaakov Abuhatzeira in Egypt. Mubarak says he will permit as many as want to come.
El Al, Air France Planes Avoid Near Air CollisionAn El-Al passenger jet bound for New York nearly collided with an Air France plane over Serbia. Israeli pilot saves the day.
Successful Test Flight of Boeing 787 DreamlinerU.S. airplane manufacturer Boeing has successfully flown the new 787 Dreamliner, days after the maiden voyage of Israel Aerospace project G250.
Light ‘Virtual’ Chanukah Candles to Visit IsraelWant to visit Israel? Light Chanukah candles over the Internet and access tourist information and win a chance for a free trip.
Travel: Making the Desert Bloom at Sde BokerSet aside at least half a day for a visit to Kibbutz Sde Boker, home to Israel's first prime minister, a research institute, reptile farm and more.
Tales of the 'Broad Wall' of JerusalemIf only the stones of the Old City of Jerusalem could talk, what a tale they would tell! Fortunately, history has given a clue.
Visiting the Mahane Yehuda Open Air MarketLet's do some holiday shopping at Jerusalem's Machaneh Yehudah for an eye-opening -- and tasty experience.
Tel Dan: Archaeology, Nature and Biblical HistoryTravel to Israel’s northeast corner where the Jordan River spills into the always lush Hula Valley, the foot of the snow-capped Mount Hermon.
Mongolia and Israel to Discuss Desert TourismWhat does Israel have in common with Mongolia? Deserts. The countries will develop joint tourism ventures to each other’s respective arid regions.
Travel: Mount Tabor, Sentinel of the ValleysJutting west of the Kinneret, Mount Tabor stands high like a solitary faithful guardian, demanding our attention.
Travel: Gush Etzion, Holy Land HeartlandSuffering defeat four times throughout history, the residents of the historical heartland of the country are resolute to remain.
Travel: Beit She’an-Former Roman Showcase CityOnce home to gladiator exhibitions, the Jews have reclaimed the ancient Roman showcase city of Beit She'an.
Travel: Mount Gilboa-Once Cursed, Now BloomingThe Bible jumps out of the stones and earth wherever you look from this historic mountain in northern Israel.
Travel: Gamla, the Masada of the NorthJosephus records a courageous stand against the Roman Legion at Gamla, an isolated mountain in the north of the country.
Akko Hides a 1000 Year SecretA fully preserved Crusader City lies deep beneath the Ottoman houses.
Travel: Southern Hevron HillsTravelling along the road of the Patriachs and exploring Susiya's ancient synagogue are some of the surprises that the Southern Hevron hills offer.
Video Tour of Ancient Jerusalem: From Destruction to LiberationConnecting between the destruction of the Holy Temples, the destruction of the Old City in 1948, and the liberation of Jerusalem in 1967.
If Jerusalem’s Stones Could TalkAn ancient Jerusalem wall where King Hezekiah and the Prophet Isaiah once tread reveals its secrets.
Dead Sea a Finalist in World Wonder ContestA panel of experts chose the Dead Sea as one of 28 finalists competing in the New 7 Wonders of Nature contest. Voting is now open to the public.
‘Intrastate’ Turnpike Connects Galilee with NegevThe ‘Intrastate” Highway 6 (Kvish 6) opened its northern section Monday, connecting the Galilee with the Negev. Environmentalists are unhappy.
Herodium: Judean Palace where Herod Lived and DiedThe location of Herod’s tomb remained a mystery until an archaeologist set his sites on an overlooked side of the fortress palace of Herodium.
Dead Sea Faces Lively Competition as World WonderThe Dead Sea, the lowest place on earth, is in a high place in the competition for recognition as a world wonder.