Ben Gurion Airport once again made Travel + Leisure’s list of top ten international Airports.
1.74 million tourist entries were recorded in January-June 2017, an increase of 26% over the same period in 2016 (1.38 million), and 24% more than in 2015.
While huge resources are being invested in the development of Dead Sea beaches and infrastructure to attract more tourists, the hotels are finding it difficult to absorb the increased traffic.
The 20th Maccabiah will feature competitions in 40 different sports, including two new additions: lacrosse and bridge.
Discounts for young travelers ages 20 to 40 include museums, hotels, restaurants and shows.