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Best boutique hotels in Israel for 2019

Category : Latest Destination

Personalized service, unique design elements, historic buildings and excellent location define these well-loved Israeli boutique hotels. If you don’t care for large hotels but you like the convenience of guest services you can’t get in a vacation apartment, we have great news for you: Hundreds of boutique hotels dot the Israeli landscape from north to […]

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Wednesday, May 1st, 2019

What Are the Best Travel Apps According to J.D. Power?

Category : Blog

Apps have become a major way travelers communicate and get information about their trips, even if they have booked with a travel advisor. Given how central apps have become to the travel experience for many people, J.D. Power has launched a new study centered around this very subject. The J.D. Power inaugural U.S. Travel App […]

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Tuesday, April 30th, 2019

Is Seamless Travel Using Biometrics Closer on the Horizon Than You Think?

Category : Editor's Picks

Are you ready for a future where seamless travel is the norm? Well your customers are, but just when is that likely to happen? According to a panel of experts at the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) in Seville earlier this month, that future could be coming sooner rather than later, though there are […]

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Monday, April 29th, 2019

Jamaica to Get Tourism Boost With More Airlift This Summer from U.S.

Category : Travel Services

Jamaica is set to welcome even more travelers this summer after it secured more than 1.4 million air seats this season, an increase of 108,872 or 8.4 percent over last summer. Jamaica’s primary source market, the United States, has seen the biggest growth having secured more than 100,000 additional seats for May through August period. […]

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Monday, April 29th, 2019

Travel The Drisco Hotel in Tel Aviv Unveils New Culinary Concept

Category : Featured Hotel

George & John Restaurant blends modern Israeli cuisine with broader Mediterranean flavors at the city’s new hip dining establishment. The Drisco Hotel just unveiled George & John Restaurant, a new culinary concept under the helm of rising star Chef Tomer Tal. Inspired by the grand atmosphere of the Tel Aviv property and its storied past, […]

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Sunday, April 28th, 2019

13 reasons you should eat like an Israeli

Category : Featured Dining

It’s not by chance that Israel ranks as one of the healthiest countries – we embrace the Mediterranean diet and grow the superfoods that fuel it. Hummus, tomato-cucumber salad, extra-virgin olive oil … these and other staple foods on virtually every Israeli table undoubtedly helped propel the country to #1 on a new ranking of […]

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Free Passover Tours of Jerusalem You’ve (Probably) Never Seen Before

Category : Travel Services

You shall rejoice before Hashem your God with your son and daughter, your male and female slave, the Levite in your communities, and the stranger, the fatherless, and the widow in your midst, at the place where Hashem your God will choose to establish His name.” Deuteronomy 16:11 (The Israel Bible™) During the week of Passover, […]

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Passover 2019: The Exodus from Israel – A Record-Breaking 1.5 Million Israelis Travel Overseas for the Passover Season

Category : Editor's Picks

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” Passover Haggadah. You won’t see this in any other nation. Paradoxically, during the Passover holiday, which celebrates the exodus of Jews from Egypt and entrance into the land of Israel, there are a record-breaking 1.5 million Israelis doing just the opposite—exiting Israel and flying abroad—a number […]

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Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Passover, Easter visitors flock to historic Jordan River

Category : Blog

The Jordan River baptismal site of Qasr al-Yahud was much more crowded than usual on Monday, April 15, less than a week before Passover and Easter. To find out why both Christians and Jews were gathering here on this day — the 10th of Nisan on the Hebrew calendar — ISRAEL21c joined a fascinating tour […]

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Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

Malta, Where Game of Thrones All Began, Plays Host to the 5th Annual Valletta Film Festival June 14-23

Category : Latest Destination

 Imagine Outdoor Screenings on Locations of Hollywood Blockbuster Film Sets. Malta, the first location for Season One of Game of Thrones, plays host to the annual Valletta Film Festival (VFF), June 14-23, presented by the Film Grain Foundation. This year will mark the Fifth Anniversary of this exciting film lovers’ event. During the ten-day event, […]

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019