Tel Aviv hotels  / Photo: Eyal Fischer, Globes Tel Aviv plans 5,000 new hotel rooms in next 5 years

The Tel Aviv Hotel Association said that the city's 8,800 rooms had 76% occupancy in 2019 compared with 70% nationwide.

Ashdod seafront promenade Ashdod wants to compete with Tel Aviv for tourists

Ashdod plans 15 hotels with 4,000 rooms built in the coming decade for its seafront with cheaper prices for tourists than Tel Aviv.

Erez Shmul  photo: PR Travel co Talma buys Smartair website ahead of IPO

Completion of the NIS 40 million deal is contingent on Talma's IPO, which aims to raise NIS 150-200 million.

Shir Elmaliach in Tourism Ministry campaign What could derail Israel's tourism boom?

It isn't Hamas rockets - the answer lies closer to home.

Tel Aviv coastline Photo: Shutterstock Google: Tel Aviv trending as top 5 tourist city

Google: According to global hotel search data, people from around the world are interested in traveling to these destinations in 2020.

S7 Airlines  / Photo: Reuters: Tatyana Makeyeva, Reuters S7 airlines to launch Tel Aviv - Novosibirsk flights

Flights between Israel and Russia's third largest city will start in April 2020.

CAL / Photo: Koby Ben Noy CAL already hiring pilots, leasing plane

Subject to permission from the Israel Civil Aviation Authority, CAL plans to launch passenger flights in the summer.

Ben Gurion Airport Ben Gurion airport fails to make large airport category

Large airports are those with at least 25 million passengers annually. Israel's main international airport should make the cut this year.

Yuval Cohen IDB seen cutting price for Israir sale

IDB is trying to arouse the Fortissimo Capital fund's interest in the sale.

Passengers at Ben Gurion Airport Photo: Eyal Izhar Is there room for a fourth Israeli airline?

The answer is yes, as long as it knows how to implement the low-cost model.

CAL / Photo: Koby Ben Noy Israel's CAL Cargo requests passenger airline permit

If the Civil Aviation Authority grants the permit, CAL will become Israel's fourth passenger airline.

Wizz Air Photo: PR Low-cost airlines increase Israel flights market share

Israel is one of the world's fastest-growing commercial flight markets but the infrastructure is struggling to keep up.

Isaac Mizrachi "Tourists come to Israel despite expensive prices" Israel country manager Dr. Isaac Mizrachi says the Israeli tourist market is resilient in the face of the high cost of living.

El Al CEO Gonen Usishkin Photo: Sivan Faraj El Al to Oz: Is it serious?

The worse El Al's results are, the more far-flung its destinations become.

Lior Tanner / Photo: Jonathan Bloom , Globes "Upmarket passengers are our bread and butter"

El Al frequent flyer club CEO Lior Tanner explains the long-term thinking behind recent controversial changes in the program.

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