Ziv Tirosh, Uri Levine Travel-tech co Refundit raises $10m

Refundit enables travelers to claim VAT refunds via an app instead of queuing at airports.

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.

Ben Gurion Airport No changes in Ben Gurion Airport flight schedule

El Al: Due to the security situation, the airline will allow ticket changes and cancellations at no cost until November 16.

Tel Aviv coastline Photo: Shutterstock easyJet unit easyHotel to open 3 Tel Aviv hotels

The company plans opening three hotels with 667 rooms in prime locations around Tel Aviv by late 2022.

Avi Carel's hotel in Eilat  / Photo: Studio 251 Construction of Brown 42 Eilat hotel approved

Carel Group is building a 155-room hotel and 223 apartments.

Arkia Photo: PR Layoffs and pay cuts as Arkia streamlines

Transportation Workers Union chairman: The workers are the company's business partners, and they realize that streamlining is essential and necessary.

Tourism Ministry campaign Strong holiday tourism keeps Israel on course for record year

Israel has had 3.7 million tourists in 2019 so far and looks set to break last year's record when 4.1 million tourists visited Israel.

Notre Dame hotel / Imagin: Nachum Meltzer architects New wing approved for Jerusalem's Notre Dame hotel

Six floors with 145 rooms will be added to the historic complex opposite the Old City's New Gate.

Western Wall cable car / Imagin: Jerusalem Development Authority Jerusalem's Western Wall cable car approved

The cable car will travel 1.4 kilometers from the old railway station to the Western Wall.

El Al jumbo route near Cyprus / Imagin: filghtradar 24 El Al's final jumbo flight draws aircraft in sky

After 48 years the last of El Al's Boeing 747 jumbo jets has been withdrawn from service.

Eilat's Ramon airport / Photo: IAA Spokesperson Eilat's new airport set for first full winter season

Despite incentives from the Tourism Ministry, there will only be 45 flights a week landing at the new airport, down from 55 last winter.

Nitsba's planned Tel Aviv Sarona hotel Nitsba to open six hotels in Israel

The company plans to open hotels in Eilat, Jerusalem, Haifa, and Netanya in the next two years and then an 800-room hotel in Tel Aviv and 250-room hotel near Ben Gurion airport.

Tel Aviv seafront  Tourism to Israel flourishes despite high prices

Tourism is breaking new records even though a recent survey by FIT found Tel Aviv to be the world's third most expensive city.

Tel Aviv's Carmel Market Tel Aviv neighborhood ranked among world's coolest

"Time Out" has named Tel Aviv's Kerem Hataimanim and Shuk Hacarmel in 15th place as the coolest neighborhoods to visit right now.

American Airlines Will American Airlines impact Israel - US fares?

The announcement that the world's largest airline is resuming flights to Tel Aviv next year will add competition to the route.

Jonathan Bailey Passenger numbers double on Tel Aviv - Hong Kong route

Outgoing Cathay Pacific Israel country manager Jonathan Bailey sums up a remarkable 30 months in Tel Aviv.

Eilat Hoteliers reconsider Eilat expansion plans

Isrotel CEO: The closure of Sde Dov airport has made us abandon the idea of building a new hotel on the north beach.

Eilat airport opening ceremony Photo: Sasson Tiram Schedule shrinks at Eilat's 'white elephant' airport

Designed for 4.5 million passengers a year, in the summer Ramon airport serves a few thousand passengers a month.

Sde Dov airport Photo: Mony Shapir Sde Dov's closure was inevitable but wrong

Real estate interests and a widening budget deficit meant that Tel Aviv airport's fate was sealed, even though closing it was a mistake.

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