Tag: Jerusalem

Old City of Jerusalem now more accessible to wheelchair users and visually impaired

The Old City of Jerusalem has become more accessible for both wheelchair users and the visually impaired, thanks to improved infrastructure and audio apps to help residents and visitors better navigate the small streets and alleyways of the Old City. The accessibility of the Old City is an innovative and groundbreaking project that enables wheelchair-bound […]

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Jerusalem to host the Annual Open House Jerusalem festival

Some of Jerusalem’s most fascinating architectural treasures will open their doors to the public for the Annual Open House Jerusalem festival, which takes place this year from October 31 – November 2. As part of the international Open House festival, one weekend a year Jerusalem offers a once in lifetime access to unseen artistic treasures […]

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Israel Ministry of Tourism conducts a roadshow in Kolkata

Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) conducted a roadshow in Kolkata on August 29 to enhance commercial ties with the Indian travel trade fraternity. The 20 member delegation, comprising of destination management companies (DMCs) from Israel interacted with over 100 key travel and tour operators, MICE providers, up-market leisure operators and media personnel. The event started […]

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Restoring Christianity’s most important church

Jerusalem’s most important church witnessed two disasters over the centuries, causing extensive damage but there’s a silver lining as restoration has finally been completed. Source: BBC

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Israel witnesses strong growth in visitor arrivals from India

Israel, in November 2016, welcomed 5,617 travellers from India, which was 50% more than 2015, thus creating a new record in outbound travel to Israel from India. “I am delighted to see the numbers growing and I am looking forward to see more Indian travellers visiting and exploring Israel,” said Hassan Madah, Director of the […]

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Netanyahu: Israel’s goal is to reach 10 million tourists a year

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently said “our goal is to reach 10 million tourists a year in Israel in a decade.” Addressing the Second Jerusalem International Tourism Summit in Jerusalem last week, he declared: “We have doubled the number of tourists in the last few years from 1.5 million to 3 million per year and […]

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Chinese film shot in Israel expected to boost tourism

The Chinese film ‘The Old Cinderella’ has begun shooting in Israel. The film is the first ever movie that has been co-produced by China and Israel. The Chinese rom-com film has begun shooting in the old city of Jerusalem with leading actress Zhang Jingchu, and actors Pan Yueming and Kenji Wu. After Jerusalem the production team […]

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