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Optimistic For Summer

Hoteliers sprucing up and expanding ahead of new season.

Special To The Jewish Week
06/16/2015 - 20:00

With last summer’s Gaza war in the rear-view mirror, Israeli hoteliers are looking ahead, with two words in mind: renovation and expansion.

The Ruth Rimonim in Safed has been turned into a "story hotel," focusing on the city's unique history.

The New Hotel Food Wars

Gastronomic creativity becomes a competitive selling point for Jerusalem establishments.

Special To The Jewish Week
03/23/2015 - 20:00

Like a jazz musician setting a standard tune to a Latin beat and turning tradition on its head, the chef at the Inbal Jerusalem says he might serve “a gefilte fish with a Jerusalem culinary accent or a Shabbat-morning chulent with a Mediterranean influence.”

Noted Leonardo Plaza Hotel chef Shalom Kadosh

Hoteliers Want Government Tourism Push

Foreign tourism is up, but local owners are frustrated.

Special To The Jewish Week
05/20/2014 - 20:00

Despite a steady uptick in the numbers of foreign tourists visiting Israel during the first quarter of 2014, the Israel Hotel Association (IHA) has criticized the government for not allocating enough money to boost incoming tourism from the U.S. and beyond.

The outdoor pool at The Dan Tel Aviv. Courtesy of Dan Hotels

Hoteliers Gearing Up For Passover

Hopes that record 2013 tourism will continue into the spring.

Special To The Jewish Week
02/11/2014 - 19:00

On the eve of the competitive Passover vacation season, Israeli hoteliers are hoping that a strong tourism showing in 2013 — a record 3.5 million tourists visited the Jewish state last year — will continue into the spring.

Hoteliers Broadening Their Appeal

With a good first quarter in hand, the industry isn’t standing pat as the summer season nears.
Special To The Jewish Week
05/14/2012 - 20:00

Spurred by a record-breaking NUMBERof foreign tourists who visited the Holy Land during the first quarter of this year, Israel’s hotel industry is gearing up for the summer tourism season. 

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