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August Tourism Lowest Since 2007 Due to Gaza Op.

32% decrease in tourist entries in August, as tourism ministry scrambles to recover from Hamas terror war.Ari Yashar, 9/10/2014, 9:21 AM

Lufthansa Suspends Israel Flights for Another Day

German aviation giant extends cancellations, but 22 carriers continue flights; Transportation Ministry preparing for 'the day after'.AFP and Tova Dvorin, 7/23/2014, 4:56 PM

Boost to Christian Tourism Expected from Pope

Christian tourism, which accounts for about 60 percent of all incoming tourism, set to rise.AFP and Gil Ronen, 5/18/2014, 9:15 PM

'Vatican to Gain More Control Over David's Tomb'

Israel may not transfer the site to the Vatican outright, but it might allow more Christian control over the site. Is this a slippery slope?Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 5/14/2014, 9:34 PM

Bibi Meets Hollywood, Touts Tourism Project

Peter Greenberg joins one of the most pivotal figures in the world—Binyamin Netanyahu—for Israel: The Royal Tour.Gil Ronen, 3/5/2014, 9:58 AM

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

Israeli Hotels to Retain 'Five Star' Status

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

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 Seaside 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

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 '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

Tourism Minister Leads Playboy Lifestyle – Report

Drunkenness and cavorting at nightclubs is minister's routine, according to Channel 2 report denied by minister.Gil Ronen, 9/11/2012, 11:28 AM

Bulgaria, Israel to Strengthen Strategic Ties

Israel and Bulgarian will strengthen their strategic cooperation on security and tourism, Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov said Monday.Chana Ya'ar, 7/23/2012, 7:11 PM

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

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

Stearns at NRB Breakfast: “We Will not be Silent"

The National Religious Broadcasters Convention in Nashville, Tenn. featured a proudly pro-Israel event.Mark Langfan, 2/20/2012, 1:12 AM

Jerusalem Chef Serves Up Tourism in Madrid

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 Runs in 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

Israel's Winter Tourism Drive Begins

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

Tel Aviv Fashion Week a Top Global Draw

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

'Seven Wonders of Israel' Competition

The Tourism Ministry is busy with contests this fall, co-sponsoring a new competition, the "Seven Wonders of Israel" in September.Chana Ya'ar, 9/5/2011, 8:10 PM

Dead Sea Campaign On a Sleeve

Israel's Tourism Ministry reaches New York voters in their most beloved spot for the Dead Sea New7Wonders campaign -- the coffee sleeve. Chana Ya'ar, 9/1/2011, 9:58 AM