Tag: Israel

Israel eases visa procedure for Indian travellers

Israel recently simplified the visa application procedure for Indian citizens. The relaxed visa rule involves less documentation for Indians who have availed visas of Schengen countries, US, Canada, Australia or Israel and have completed their travel to these countries. These documents include a valid passport, completed visa application form, two photographs (5.5cm x 5.5cm), cover […]

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Israel records 34% growth from January to October this year

Israel witnessed a phenomenal growth of 58% in Indian visitor arrivals in the month of October this year as compared to the same period the previous year. Israel, for the second consecutive year, has broken its tourism record in India along with reaching a whopping three million tourist mark this year. More than 49,000 Indians […]

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Israel sets a goal to welcome one lakh Indian tourists by 2018

Aiming at a steady increase in tourist arrivals from India, Israel is eyeing one lakh Indian tourists to visit the country by 2018. Hassan Madah, Director- India, Israel Ministry of Tourism, said, “The historic visit of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to our country has sparked a renewed interest among Indians to travel to Israel. […]

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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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Sonam Kapoor makes maiden visit to Israel

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor recently made her first visit to Israel, accompanied by her mother where they spent time unwinding and relaxing while still visiting the sites and sights, enjoying the vast cuisines and the culture in Jerusalem, Dead Sea and Tel Aviv. The Neerja star was in Israel to shoot the cover story of […]

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Goa set for new tourism ties with Croatia, Iceland and Israel

Indian Ambassadors to Croatia, Iceland and Israel have extended an invitation to Goa to promote its tourism facets which will boost travel and trade ties between this State and theirs in the coming future. Nilesh Cabral, Chairman, GTDC, elaborated on  new tourism  activities and  initiatives  recently launched by Goa Tourism that would interest the three  countries. He also impressed on Goa Tourism’s efforts made to augment tourism infrastructure, safety […]

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Israel tourism targets 50% increase from India outbound in 2016

Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) recently organised a travel-trade interaction in Delhi and Mumbai, on January 18 and 20 respectively. The objective of these events was to highlight Israel as a leading leisure and MICE destination. In Delhi, IMOT conducted the programme at the Taj Mahal Hotel. Israel is an emerging tourist destination in India […]

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TAFI Convention 2015 kickstarts in Israel

The host country of the annual convention of the Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) which has started from February 22, is the historically, spiritually and culturally vibrant country of Israel. Israel is nestled between Europe, Asia and Africa and lies at the eastern end of the Mediterranean Sea. The country known as the cradle […]

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Israel breaks tourism records during Jan-May, 2014

Data released showed that tourist arrivals in Israel took a big leap after last month’s papal visit. “A record-breaking 32% more Americans arrived in Israel in May 2014 than in May 2013. An increase of 32% is staggering–it’s the largest monthly increase in U.S. tourism to Israel that I can recall,” said Haim Gutin, Consul […]

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Israel: Passover and Easter holidays attract record number of foreign tourists

Tens of thousands of tourists came to Israel for the Passover and Easter holidays. The Tourism Ministry estimated that some 125,000 foreign visitors landed in the country during that period. Earlier, Tourism Minister Uzi Landau called on citizens to take advantage of the Passover holiday and tour the country. “We are blessed with a country […]

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