While it Lasts: Snow Tourism in Gush Etzion

Gush Etzion region, which experienced record snowfall over the weekend, takes opportunity to boost tourism in the region.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2013, 9:05 PM

Ministry: October a Record Month for Tourism

Israel set a tourism record last month, as 339,000 tourists entered the country in October 2013 – 14% more than a year earlierDavid Lev, 11/11/2013, 4:11 PM

Despite Regional Unrest, Israeli Tourism Resilient

Despite the prospect of western military intervention in Syria, with all its potential ramifications, Israeli tourism holds steady.Ari Soffer, 9/10/2013, 4:51 PM

Overnight Attack Fails to Disturb Eilat Calm

Residents, tourists flock to the beach despite attempted rocket attack.Maayana Miskin, 8/13/2013, 2:01 PM

Likely Soon: U.S. Visa Requirement to be Waived for Israelis

Israeli citizens are likely to be able to soon enter the U.S. without a visa - unless President Obama quashes a bill to allow itDavid Lev, 7/15/2013, 4:30 PM

Israeli Tourism Healthy and Growing

Israel’s Tourism Ministry is showing an impressive record, with figures in May hitting an "all time record for incoming tourism."Chana Ya'ar, 6/10/2013, 3:36 PM

'Five Stars' to Remain De Facto Ranking for Most Israeli Hotels

A plan by the Tourism Ministry for an objective ranking of hotels in Israel has been scuttledDavid Lev, 6/2/2013, 9:52 PM

Record Tourism in Gush Etzion

A record number of tourists visit the Judea region and Gush Etzion. Most popular: Herodium, Deer Land. New minister among visitors. Maayana Miskin, 3/29/2013, 12:46 PM

Jews Flock to Jerusalem – Pictures

Jerusalem filled with visitors for the Passover holiday., 3/29/2013, 11:57 AM

Katif Evacuees: Gush Katif Exists - the People Exist

The Gush Katif Heritage Center tells the story of the land which was evacuated in 2005, the legacy, the ideals and the vision.Yoni Kempinski, 3/1/2013, 4:28 PM

"Tour Shomron" - Wine, Coffee and Nature

At the Intl. Tourism Conference, Arutz Sheva TV met the representatives of the Samaria Council who came to attract tourists to their region.Yoni Kempinski, 3/1/2013, 3:31 PM

Video Sneak Peak: The Israel Museum "Herod the Great" Exhibition

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, premieres the world’s first exhibition on the life and legacy of King Herod.Hezki Baruch, 2/20/2013, 5:08 PM

Biblical Heroes, Modern Technology

New Binyamin multimedia center to host Biblical plays with a historically accurate modern backdrop.Yoni Kempinski and A7 staff, 2/15/2013, 11:53 AM

Erasing the ‘Green Line’ with Tourism

Millions of visitors to Samaria ‘will erase the Green Line with their feet,’ regional leader predicts.Maayana Miskin, 2/5/2013, 7:20 PM

Google Street View Now Covers Much of Israel

Beginning Thursday, Google Street View users will be able to see hundreds of towns, villages, and historical sites in IsraelDavid Lev, 1/17/2013, 12:41 PM

US May Drop Visa Requirements for Israeli Tourists

The United States is considering removing requirements for Israelis to acquire visas for tourist visitsDavid Lev, 1/15/2013, 10:03 PM

2012 Tourism Sets All-Time Record

By the end of December, about 3.5 million visitors will have arrived in Israel, 4% more than in 2011 - and a new recordDavid Lev, 12/25/2012, 4:45 AM

US Advisory Encourages Travel to Israel

The US has toned down travel warnings to Israel and assures tourists, “Israel and the PA make considerable efforts to protect US citizens.” Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/23/2012, 10:42 AM

Israel Launches Winter Tourism Campaign in Russia

Israel has launched its annual winter tourism campaign, this year in Russia and Ukraine at a cost of NIS 8 million.Chana Ya'ar, 12/14/2012, 12:44 AM

New Hotel for Mediterranean Seashore City of Ashkelon

The Tourism Ministry has just approved construction of a new hotel for the coastal city of Ashkelon.Chana Ya'ar, 12/3/2012, 10:10 PM

Minister: We Expect Travel Business to Bounce Back

The damage to the Israeli tourist industry from Operation Pillar of Defense is expected to be short-term, said travel industry officialsDavid Lev, 11/25/2012, 7:53 PM

Misezhnikov: Restoring Tourism to South is 'National Mission'

Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov, top ministry officials call renewed tourism and income to the south a “national mission.”Chana Ya'ar, 11/25/2012, 12:26 PM

Tourism Ministry Prepares South for War, and 'Day After'

Israel's Tourism Ministry has hundreds of thousands of shekels' worth of aid for southern Israel after Operation Pillar of Defense ends.Chana Ya'ar, 11/21/2012, 10:13 AM

UK Foreign Office Raises Terror Threat in Egypt

UK's Foreign Office raised terror threat in Egypt from “general” to “high”, following reports of al-Qaeda inspired plots against westerners.Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/4/2012, 12:53 PM

National Geographic Offering Israel Tour

National Geographic Expedition is offering 12-day tours of the Holy Land, complete with hotels and museumsScott Krane, U.S., 10/12/2012, 7:18 PM

Video: Support from Across the Globe at Annual Jerusalem March

Arutz Sheva spoke with some of the many visitors from overseas who partcipated in the annual Succot Jerusalem March.Meir Sterman, 10/5/2012, 2:43 PM

New and Improved Stalactite Cave Opens to the Public

The Stalactite Cave has reopened to the public after undergoing special renovations in terms of lighting, electricity and infrastructure.Hezki Baruch & Elad Benari, 8/10/2012, 6:46 AM

Hundreds Visit Shomron in Summer Tourism Festival

Hundreds of Israelis from all over the country visit Samaria as part of the Shomron Summer Festival currently taking place. Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 8/10/2012, 6:15 AM

Israel Plans Tourism Overhaul at the Dead Sea

Israel's Tourism Ministry is planning to upgrade the hotel strip area at the southern end of the Dead Sea.Chana Ya'ar, 7/12/2012, 3:32 PM

Israeli Horse Riders Experience Samaria Firsthand

Dozens of horse riders from all over Israel came to the Shomron for a special trip in the scenic area.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 6/26/2012, 9:32 AM

'What's the Fuzz with Jews' Tweet Taints Swedish Campaign

A campaign designed to promote tourism in Sweden has stirred controversy after a woman posted derogatory comments about Jews. Rachel Hirshfeld , 6/13/2012, 10:28 PM

MasterCard Ranks Tel Aviv 5th in Middle East

The city of Tel Aviv ranks fifth on MasterCard's Global Destination Cities Index’s top 10 destination cities in the Middle East and Africa.Elad Benari, 6/12/2012, 5:16 AM

New Jerusalem Tourism Website is 'Deal Haven'

Jerusalem has launched a new website to build tourism to the capital. "I Travel Jerusalem" features a red tape buster and deal finder.Chana Ya'ar, 5/31/2012, 3:47 PM

U.S. TV Stars See Israel

U.S. television stars visit as part of an initiative to show the world the real Israel.Arutz Sheva staff, 5/14/2012, 12:12 AM

April 2012 Tourism Hits Record High

Tourism to Israel hit a record high in April, reaching figures 12 percent higher than last year's record figures.Chana Ya'ar, 5/13/2012, 11:21 AM

Tourism Hits All-Time High

The Central Bureau of Statistics reported that there were 752,000 tourist entries during the first quarter of 2012, another all-time high.Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/17/2012, 1:21 PM

Passover 2012: 100,000 at Israel's Parks, Nature Reserves

At least 100,000 people are expected to visit Israel's national parks and nature reserves this week during the Passover holiday.Chana Ya'ar, 4/8/2012, 9:36 AM

Israel Plans New Birdwatching Network

Israel, crossroads of the world's major religions, is also the migration route half a billion birds. Now Jerusalem has plans for them.Chana Ya'ar, 4/2/2012, 1:14 AM

Gov't is 'Go Green' on Tiberias Plan

The government has approved a NIS 145 million plan for tourism development of Tiberias.Chana Ya'ar, 3/29/2012, 9:56 AM

Ben Gurion Airport on 'Fast Forward' for Holiday Travel

Ben Gurion International Airport will be on “fast forward” in order to cope with the crowds passing through for the upcoming holidays.Chana Ya'ar, 3/25/2012, 3:07 PM

Tourists Ignore War Threats, Flock to Israel in Record Numbers

Israel continues to attract tourists despite talk of war with Iran. The all-time high for tourism was broken last month.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 3/13/2012, 10:12 AM

Tour Shomron Encourages Israelis to Visit Samaria

Tour Shomron was on hand at the tourism show in Tel Aviv. "Most people are happy to come to visit the Shomron. It's a beautiful region."Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/17/2012, 5:46 AM

Israelis Refrain from Visiting Turkey as Turks Tour Israel

In the past year there has been a decline in the number of Israelis who visit Turkey. Turks, however, continue to visit Israel.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/17/2012, 4:12 AM

Masa Yisraeli: A Journey to Jewish Identity in Israel

Masa Yisraeli takes Israeli youth on a trip inside Israel to understand their connection to the land. It plans to expand to overseas youth.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/17/2012, 3:16 AM

Ancient Tel Shiloh: Proud to be a National Heritage Site

Israeli government decides to recognize Tel Shiloh as a national heritage site and provide it with funds for upkeep.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/16/2012, 5:15 AM

Jerusalem - A Brand Which Needs Marketing

The Tourism Manager at the Jerusalem Development Authority presents Israel's capital city as a city that connects people to one another.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 2/16/2012, 3:13 AM

Video: Tourism To Surpass Records

Israel is hosting the 18th International Mediterranean Tourism Market show. Tourism in Israel is booming – and will get even better.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu and Yoni Kempinski, 2/15/2012, 10:31 AM

'Hackers Fulfilled Divine Plan' on the Tarmac, American Says

An American woman stuck on the tarmac at Ben Gurion Int'l Airport says hackers fulfilled the Divine plan when they redirected her flight.Chana Ya'ar, 1/26/2012, 11:08 AM

Egyptian Tourism Down 30% in 2011

Egyptian tourism revenues dropped nearly 30 percent last year due to its revolutionary ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak., 1/19/2012, 2:48 PM

Jerusalem Chef Serves Up Tourism in Madrid at Largest Fair

Jerusalem chef Michael Katz is cooking up uniquely Israeli food in Madrid at the world's largest tourism fair for Spanish speakers.Chana Ya'ar, 1/18/2012, 9:13 AM

Jerusalem in Race for International 'New7Wonders Cities'

Jerusalem has just entered the New7Wonders Cities contest, and there's no time to waste. Vote now for the holiest city on earth!Chana Ya'ar, 12/28/2011, 2:41 PM

No Foreign Holiday Tourism for Egypt

Foreign holiday tourism is a no-go for Egypt this season, further exacerbating an already limping economy for Israel's southern neighbor.Chana Ya'ar, 12/27/2011, 12:14 AM

Albania's PM: Iran, Ahmadinejad 'The New Nazis'

Albanian Prime Minister Sali Berisha names Iran and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "the new Nazis." Chana Ya'ar, 12/1/2011, 3:31 PM

Fallout from Egyptian Revolution II: Tourism Cancellations

Egyptian Revolution II is just a week old, but already the tourist industry is taking its first hit. Coud Israel be affected?Chana Ya'ar, 11/24/2011, 10:04 AM

Israel's Winter Tourism Drive Begins in the Americas

Israel has begun its winter tourism drive in the United States, Canada and Brazil.Chana Ya'ar, 11/23/2011, 4:32 PM

Fashion Writers Flock to Israel for Tel Aviv Fashion Week

Dozens of international fashion writers converge this week on Israel as guests of the Tourism Ministry to cover the Tel Aviv Fashion Week.Chana Ya'ar, 11/20/2011, 6:12 PM

Netanyahu: Voting for the Dead Sea Will Help Tourism

PM Netanyahu in a last effort to encourage votes for the Dead Sea as one of the new seven wonders of nature: It will encourage tourism.Elad Benari, 11/10/2011, 6:42 AM