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Israel to open its doors to tourists next month

Israel to open its doors to tourists next month

All vaccinated tourists to be allowed entry into Israel starting next month, while most air travel restrictions on Israelis to be dropped.David Rosenberg, 20/06/2021 17:23
Watch: First tourists land in Israel in over a year

Watch: First tourists land in Israel in over a year

Tourists are beginning to return to Israel after more than a year since flights into the country were mostly banned.ILTV, 31/05/2021 15:37
Date set for allowing vaccinated tourists into Israel

Date set for allowing vaccinated tourists into Israel

Health Min. Edelstein, Tourism Min. Farkash-Hacohen, agree to allow groups of vaccinated tourists into Israel, beginning next month.Ido Ben Porat, 13/04/2021 16:36
US: Dozens of companies demand plan for tourism industry

US: Dozens of companies demand plan for tourism industry

Over two dozen groups in tourism industry urge US Pres. Biden to plan for reopening international travel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/03/2021 16:21
Tourist from France who visited Israel diagnosed with coronavirus

Tourist from France who visited Israel diagnosed with coronavirus

Ministry of Health announces that tourist from France who visited Israel on Sunday and Monday was diagnosed with coronavirus.Elad Benari, Canada, 06/03/2020 23:59
PA boasts of increase in tourism

PA boasts of increase in tourism

PA claims more than three million people visited its territories in 2019.Dalit Halevi, 23/12/2019 05:34
Lost tourists rescued by helicopter in Jerusalem Forest

Lost tourists rescued by helicopter in Jerusalem Forest

A tourist and his small children got lost in the Jerusalem Forest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/11/2019 20:40
Watch: Thousands at the Jerusalem March 2019

Watch: Thousands at the Jerusalem March 2019

IDF soldiers, Israelis, tourists and delegations from countries all over the world march in the 64th Jerusalem March downtown.Arutz Sheva Staff, 17/10/2019 15:28
These are Israel's most popular nature sites of the summer

These are Israel's most popular nature sites of the summer

Almost 2 million people visited nature parks and reserves in July-August. Most popular site was Sakhne, followed by Masada.Orli Harari, 03/09/2019 13:43
Watch: Stealing from a thief

Watch: Stealing from a thief

Police locate bag robber - only to discover he stole the bag from someone else.Orly Harari, 02/07/2019 12:25
They rushed to make a flight - and lost $5000

They rushed to make a flight - and lost $5000

Tourists rush to airport, forget bag with cash, passports, and valuables on train.Orly Harari, 17/06/2019 14:21
Israel turned away a record 19,000 visitors in 2018

Israel turned away a record 19,000 visitors in 2018

Number of would-be visitors denied entry into Israel more than ten times higher than in 2011, hitting record high.Marcy Oster, JTA, 28/12/2018 10:13
Tourists charged with stealing bricks from concentration camp

Tourists charged with stealing bricks from concentration camp

30-year-old woman, 36-year-old man confess after being caught stealing bricks from Auschwitz concentration camp as 'souvenirs'.AFP, Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/07/2018 16:41
Bulgarian tourists arrested for theft

Bulgarian tourists arrested for theft

Police arrest Bulgarian couple in Israel, find fake, stolen credit cards in their apartment.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/04/2018 14:33
23 Israelis injured in Romania bus accident

23 Israelis injured in Romania bus accident

8 children among the injured as bus carrying tourists overturns near Romanian salt mine.Gary Willig, 01/04/2018 17:54
Watch: German tourist finds way around Temple Mount prayer ban

Watch: German tourist finds way around Temple Mount prayer ban

Pro-Israel German Christian, dismayed at ban on Jewish prayer on Temple Mount, finds an original way to skirt the prohibition.Yoni Kempinski, 08/01/2018 19:32
Israelis rescued from Mongolia

Israelis rescued from Mongolia

Helicopters arrive to rescue five Israelis stranded in Mongolian mountains; Israeli dies in Spain.Reut Hadar, 13/09/2017 18:23
9 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Colombia

9 dead after tourist boat capsizes in Colombia

Nine people dead, 28 reported missing after tourist boat with about 150 people capsizes near Medellin.Arutz Sheva Staff, 26/06/2017 03:17
Tourists: UNESCO should be ashamed of themselves

Tourists: UNESCO should be ashamed of themselves

Tourists tour ancient towns, say UNESCO should be ashamed of themselves, call on world to support Israel.Eliran Aharon, 21/10/2016 11:18
CityPass fines Belgian tourist who asked to pay

CityPass fines Belgian tourist who asked to pay

CityPass inspectors fined a Belgian tourist who asked them how to pay and took her passport in order to 'help' her.Hezki Baruch, 19/09/2016 22:40
Hevron Rioter's Rock Injures Japanese Tourist

Hevron Rioter's Rock Injures Japanese Tourist

Female tourist suffered head injury in Hevron riots. Another tourist was hurt in Jerusalem's A-Tur neighborhood.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2015 19:03
Shani Maril Confirmed as Girl Killed in Fire

Shani Maril Confirmed as Girl Killed in Fire

Family asks the press to respect the Maril family's privacy ahead of funeral, remember the fun she had on her trip with family.Tova Dvorin, 12/04/2015 14:57
Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' Economy

Israeli Tourists Helping to Boost Cyprus' Economy

The number of people visiting Cyprus rose 1.5 percent in 2014, thanks largely to tourists from Russia and Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/2015 17:13
Tunisia Debates Allowing Israeli Tourism

Tunisia Debates Allowing Israeli Tourism

Ministers trade barbs over Israel's status in wake of ugly cruise line incident. Will Tunisia finally open its gates to Israelis?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/05/2014 20:20
8 Israelis Injured in Accident in Thailand

8 Israelis Injured in Accident in Thailand

Eight Israelis injured, one of them seriously, in a car accident in the Koh Phangan island in Thailand.Elad Benari, Canada, 14/02/2014 21:07
Bus Driver Convicted for Fatal Accident

Bus Driver Convicted for Fatal Accident

Edward Gelfond, the tour bus driver of a serious accident on the way to Eilat in December 2008, found guilty of killing 24 passengers.Kochava Rozenbaum , 08/09/2013 13:59
Tourists Warned to be Inside Egyptian Hotels

Tourists Warned to be Inside Egyptian Hotels

In wake of Friday's "Day of Rage" in Egypt, tourists were warned to take cover in their Hotels and to stay away from violent clashes.Kochava Rozenbaum , 16/08/2013 14:44
Airline to Bring Millions of Tourists to Israel

Airline to Bring Millions of Tourists to Israel

Low cost European airline Ryanair claims it will succeed in bringing 4-5 million tourists to Israel annually.Rina Tzvi , 09/06/2013 19:22
Israeli Arrested at Mumbai Airport over Bullet

Israeli Arrested at Mumbai Airport over Bullet

Man, 23, arrested after a bullet from his handgun was found in his personal bag.Gil Ronen, 30/03/2013 22:38
Israeli Tourists Rescued from Stranded Bus

Israeli Tourists Rescued from Stranded Bus

A bus carrying Israeli tourists was reported stuck on the highway between Austria and Hungary because of a snowstorm in the area.Elad Benari, Canada, 15/03/2013 22:20
Egyptian Balloon Crash Rules Out Criminal Activity

Egyptian Balloon Crash Rules Out Criminal Activity

An initial probe into a hot air balloon crash that killed up to 19 tourists in Egypt ruled out any criminal activity as a cause of accident.Arutz Sheva staff, 27/02/2013 18:29
Egyptian Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 19

Egyptian Hot Air Balloon Crash Kills 19

A hot air balloon exploded and plunged to earth in Egypt during a sunrise flight on Tuesday, killing up to 19 tourists.Arutz Sheva staff, 26/02/2013 18:33
Investigator Removed from Bulgaria Bombing Probe

Investigator Removed from Bulgaria Bombing Probe

Bulgarian officials removed an investigator from a probe into an attack that killed five Israelis, after she revealed sensitive informationRachel Hirshfeld, 07/01/2013 18:48
2012 Tourism Sets All-Time Record

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, 25/12/2012 04:45
Tourist Center at Old Jerusalem Train Station

Tourist Center at Old Jerusalem Train Station

The old Jerusalem train station soon will become a tourist center, but part of it will be open on Shabbat with non-kosher food. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu & Hezki Baruch, 19/12/2012 08:01
Religious Travelers Spend Sabbath in Airport

Religious Travelers Spend Sabbath in Airport

Flight delays left a group of visitors from Pennsylvania stuck in Ben Gurion airport for the Sabbath. Maayana Miskin, 29/09/2012 21:46
To Eat or Not to Eat, That's the Question

To Eat or Not to Eat, That's the Question

Saudi Arabia warned non-Muslims residing in the kingdom to refrain from openly eating during the month of Ramadan, or else face deportation.Rachel Hirshfeld, 23/07/2012 11:52
Egyptian Kidnappers Release American Hostages

Egyptian Kidnappers Release American Hostages

Kidnappers in Egypt have released two Americans and their Egyptian tour guide after holding them hostage for three days.Rachel Hirshfeld , 17/07/2012 10:54
US Family of Sinai Kidnap Victim: 'A Nightmare'

US Family of Sinai Kidnap Victim: 'A Nightmare'

The family of an American Christian pastor kidnapped by Bedouin in the Sinai Peninsula on Friday say they still can't believe it happened.Chana Ya'ar, 15/07/2012 18:47
El Al Pilots Ground Two Flights; Strike Looms

El Al Pilots Ground Two Flights; Strike Looms

El Al pilots grounded two flights to and from Russia Monday night as a strike looms during the peak summer tourist season.Tzvi Ben Gedalyhau, 10/07/2012 12:21
Erdogan Thumbs Nose at Israeli Tourism

Erdogan Thumbs Nose at Israeli Tourism

Erdogan, ignoring statistics that dropped to sixth place for Israeli exports, says his country does not need Israeli tourists. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 06/06/2012 11:32
Israel Accused of ‘Occupying' Goa

Israel Accused of ‘Occupying' Goa

It is not enough that Israel is accused of “occupying” land restored to the country in 1967. An Indian MP says Israel is taking over Goa. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 22/02/2012 09:53