Hotel Luxury On The Rise

Upgraded services on tap for tourists and business travelers.

06/07/2016 (All day)

When the Hilton Hotels Corp. unveiled its Waldorf Astoria brand two years ago in Jerusalem, it not only changed the dynamics of the luxury hotel business in the Israeli capital, it spurred all five-star hotel owners across the country to upgrade their facilities and services in order to cater to upscale foreign tourists and business travelers.

The lobby lounge at the Waldorf Astoria Jerusalem. Courtesy of Hilton Hotels Corp.

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.

Small Hotels, Big Returns

Niche or ‘concept tourism’ on the rise in Israel.

Israel Correspondent
06/16/2015 - 20:00

Israel, like other countries, has an abundance of hotels, and that can make it difficult for tourists to choose the property best suited to their needs. 

The Market House, a boutique hotel in Jaffa, was built atop the ruins of an eighth-century church. Michele Chabin/JW

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

Chain Reaction

Hilton and Ritz Carlton Hotels bringing high-end properties to Jewish state in time for spring, summer seasons.
Special To The Jewish Week
02/26/2013 - 19:00

High-end hotels are blooming in Israel these days like, well, so many spring flowers. 

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. 

People and News- a special promotional feature


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