Jewish Journal

Tag: Tourism Industry

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Uncertainty grips Middle Eastern markets

    1 week ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    The impact of the Middle East’s ongoing woes on the region’s tourism businesses has been well documented. The industry’s standing has been tarnished not just by continuing conflicts, but also by repeated terrorist attacks...

  • Israel’s tourism industry still hurting from last summer’s conflict

    July 7, 2015 | 8:57 am

    This story originally appeared on The Media Line.

    July and August should be peak season for tourism in Israel. From hiking and snorkeling to exploring ancient ruins or camel riding in the desert, Israel has it all. With schools out for summer in the US many families choose to...

  • Israel flight cancellations tip of economic iceberg

    July 23, 2014 | 9:04 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Esther Olive, a French Jew who lives in Israel, is stranded at the Istanbul airport and is petrified.

    “People from the airline screamed at us and said that we couldn’t stay in the airport and had to go to a hotel,” she told...

  • 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,...

  • Israel - Tourists Unfazed by Gaza Pullout

    By Daniella Peled

    September 1, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    For visitors to Israel this summer, the disengagement from the Gaza Strip proved hard to ignore.

    "Everybody's orange," said Rebecca Kaminski, from Berlin, with a laugh, referring to the color adopted by the anti-disengagement activists. "I'm on the blue side, I guess."

    Sitting on...

  • Closed for the Duration

    By Larry Derfner

    November 1, 2001 | 7:00 pm

    Whenever there's a wave of terror in Israel, the nation's hotels come up against a wave of cancellations, and the country's entire tourist industry -- from five-star hotels to souvenir hawkers -- goes into a slump. But in a few months the terror and fear subside, and the tourists...