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Insider Places: What’s New in Israel Travel for 2019

Insider Places: What’s New in Israel Travel for 2019

Israel is reporting its best tourism year to date for 2018, with more than 4.12 million visitors recorded from January to December 2018, an increase of about 14 percent compared to 2017, and 42 percent more than in 2016. As tourism to Israel continues to increase, the country is expected to  show even faster growth […]

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With 4.12M visitors in 2018, Israel plans for more hotels

With 4.12M visitors in 2018, Israel plans for more hotels

In December, Israel was anticipating its four millionth tourist for 2018, a goal it reached and exceeded by the end of the month. This marked approximately 14 percent more international entries than in 2017 and 42 percent more than in 2016. According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, more than 4.12 million tourist entries were recorded […]

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Malta The Hidden Gem of the Mediterranean

Malta The Hidden Gem of the Mediterranean

Malta, often referred to as The Hidden Gem of the Mediterranean, is just now being discovered by North American tourists. In fact, this past year the island has experienced a dramatic increase of tourism from the US. Perhaps it’s the promise of idyllic shores or maybe it’s due to the diverse range of attractions, whatever […]

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Adding spirulina to falafel could yield the next superfood

Adding spirulina to falafel could yield the next superfood

Israeli students find a blue-and-white way to help introduce protein-rich algae into daily diets. With the world’s population expected to rise to a staggering 9.8 billion by 2050, the question arises how to feed everyone nutritious, healthy food without ruining the planet’s resources. A surprising solution might be found in a food that was eaten […]

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The Jaffa Hotel Shortlisted For Best New Hotel Award In 2019

The Jaffa Hotel Shortlisted For Best New Hotel Award In 2019

The Jaffa Hotel in Tel Aviv-Jaffa has been shortlisted for “Best New Hotel” in the Design Awards 2019 by the prestigious UK-based design and architecture magazine Wallpaper*. The winner will be announced in the magazine’s upcoming February issue. The hotel, which opened its doors this past summer and borrows the name of the ancient port […]

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