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  • Jerusalem, maybe next year: Passover bookings see sharp decline

    March 17, 2016 | 12:41 pm

    By now, Gil Azoulay would have expected his hotels would be 80 percent booked for Passover.

    Instead, Azoulay — who runs a chain of boutique hotels — has roughly half his rooms still available.

    Azoulay opened Smart Hotels — a mini-chain of three small, midrange hotels that...

  • 3.5 million people will have visited Israel in 2012

    December 24, 2012 | 11:44 am

    Some 3.5 million people will have visited Israel during 2012 by year's end.

    The number represents a 4 percent increase over last year, according to Israel's Ministry of Tourism.

    As in previous years, the United States is the largest single source country for incoming tourism...

  • Israel’s April tourism numbers set record

    May 10, 2012 | 12:54 pm

    The number of tourists entering Israel last month set a record.

    Some 354,000 visitors arrived in Israel in April, 19 percent more than in April 2011 and 12 percent more than in April 2010, during Israel’s record year for tourism, according to Israel’s Tourism Ministry.

    In addition,...