tourism, vacation  image: Shutterstock Selina, where WeWork meets Airbnb, raises $100m

CEO Rafael Museri: “We’ll continue to invest in our technology innovation team in Tel Aviv as we explore digitally-driven ways to disrupt the hospitality industry."

Tourism Ministry campaign Better late than never, or too little too late

Israel is trying to improve the standard of services to tourists. But not everyone is convinced that enough is being done.

Tel Aviv seafront Photo: Reuters Corinna Kern Brown Hotels to open two Tel Aviv pod hotels

Each pod will include a wardrobe and work desk, making it slightly larger than the classic Japanese capsule, "Yediot Ahronot" reports.

Plane taking off Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Israir CEO: Oil price rises could push up air fares by 25%

Uri Sirkis sees a 20-25% rise in prices of tickets and vacation packages for the summer and the Jewish High Holy Days.

Sinai Photo: Shutterstock 40,000 Israelis pour into Sinai for Passover

Despite travel warnings, the number of Israelis entering Sinai during the holiday was 20% more than last year.

New Brown hotel Photo: PR Brown Hotels buys planned new Tel Aviv building for hotel

The 190-room hotel will be built in the MOMA Tel Aviv project by the Hagag Group.

hotels Israeli hotel booking co Splitty raises $6.75m

Splitty CEO: We can improve hotels occupancy rates by over 15%, while users enjoy up to 50% lower prices.

Gal Gadot Photo: YouTube Gal Gadot, Madonna to star in Tel Aviv Eurovision

1,000 tickets will be sold at prices ranging from NIS 1,150 to NIS 2,000.

El Al  picture: Eyal Yitzhar El Al sells Boeing 767-300

El Al now has nine Dreamliners, and will have 14 by the end of the year.

Rami Levy Photo: Eyal Yitzhar Rami Levy to build Jerusalem hotel

Levy says that the Armon Hanatziv Promenade hotel will provide five-star service at reasonable prices.

Dreamliner El Al flying towards financial turbulence

Despite shrinking equity, growing competition, and high fuel prices El Al insists it will soon return to profitability. Avishai Ovadia is not so sure.

Jerusalem hostel Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Israeli hostels: Not just for backpackers

To meet record tourist demand in Israel, international chains are opening up hostels, offering affordable accommodation and a chance to meet fellow travellers.

tourism, vacation  image: Shutterstock Courting the Israeli tourist dollar

Israelis may not be known for politeness, but once overseas they spend so freely that every country wants a piece of the action.

Lear Sense Hotel in Gedera Photo: Itay Sikolsky Israeli hotels do brisk business in unusual locations

Hotels in Petah Tikva, Ra'anana, Rehovot and Gedera cater to businesspeople, relatives visiting from abroad, and medical tourists.

Tourists in Tel Aviv Photo: Shlomi Yosef Tourism to Greece puts Israel in the shade

While Israel celebrates a record 4 million tourists in 2018, Greece attracted 33 million tourists.

Eilat's old airport Photo: Shutterstock Eilat looks to develop former airport land

1,700 hotel rooms and 1,920 housing units are planned for the old airport's southern and central sections.

Ramon Airport Eilat Photo: Eyal Izhar Can Ramon Airport breathe new life into Eilat?

The new airport offers exemptions from landing fees and Israeli government subsidies per passenger.

Ramon Airport Eilat  photo: Eyal Izhar Eilat Ramon Airport: Beautiful, but worth the cost?

The new, NIS 1.7 billion airport has 100 times the space of Eilat's old airport.

Flight Photo: Shutterstock Low-cost and full-service airlines: Blurred differences

Low-cost airlines are often more punctual and have newer planes while full-service airlines don't always give full service.

Eilat Photo: ASAP Shutterstock Eilat or Aqaba? No contest on price

Israel is missing out on the tourism potential of the Red Sea, Negev and Arava and could learn much from the Jordanians.

Isrotel hotel renovation Jaffa Photo: Yossi Cohen Jaffa becomes focus for new boutique hotels

Tourism in Tel Aviv-Jaffa is moving from the seafront towards more historic areas.

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