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In shadow of COVID, Tourism Ministry to provide free 'open air' tours

There will be around 1,600 free tours available over the course of the month • "Go out for a walk and thereby help the guides and the tourism industry,” tourism minister says

What is Israeli tourism going to look like in 2021?

Israel is blithely ignoring the ability to test incoming tourists or even returning Israelis.

Tourists look at a mobile phone as they stand at an observation point overlooking the Dome of the Ro

Tourism Ministry expresses optimism for return in spring 2021

Due to the ongoing struggle in tourism, the ministry has created an extensive plan in order to ensure a smooth transition to normalcy upon the end of the pandemic.

Israel-Morocco direct flights to launch in 'two to three months' - report

"We welcome all Israeli tourists who want to come to Morocco," Tourism Minister Nadia Fettah Alaoui said.

250 cars unable to enter Eilat over COVID-19 restrictions, head back home

In addition, on Sunday morning, three people were caught trying to enter the city of Eilat using fake negative test results, which they had forged themselves.

Tourism Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen

Israel to offer free guided tours in new Tourism Ministry initiative

As the tourism ministry tries to recuperate, NIS 10m. have been allocated to providing free tours throughout the country.

05/11/2020

Salt Harvest: Major infrastructure project launched at the Dead Sea

Many hotels and tourist attractions were built on these ponds' shores and utilize their production of salt for the local tourism industry.

The sun rises over the Dead Sea, Israel

Israel to reopen Eilat, Dead Sea, declare them 'green tourist islands'

Entry into the green tourist areas, which house around 30% of the country's hotel rooms, will be conditional on the presentation of an up-to-date negative coronavirus test.

The Market House Hotel

Gov't approves changes to NIS 300m. COVID-19 aid package for hotels

Hotels no longer need to make a choice between applying to get a property tax waiver or receiving aid, which provides financial relief for small hotels.

Overhead view of Beersheba

Tourism Ministry approves plans to develop cities in the Negev desert

The ministry intends to construct two new tourism complexes, one in the Beersheba River Park and the other in the Mitzpe Ramon Municipality.

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