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SUMMERTIME EVENTS AT THE ISRAEL MUSEUM IN JERUSALEM

In celebration of last year's multi-million dollar renovation, the Israel Museum in Jerusalem has announced a diverse list of new events and activities taking place through September, including: an Art Happening featuring works by artist Noa Haim and music by the Israeli Revolution Orchestra (July 26); Journey to Faraway Lands, an active exhibit for children to learn about distant lands and cultures; an Israeli Wine-Tasting Festival (August 15-18); and the 26th annual Kite-Flying Festival featuring kite-flying workshops and a musical parade. www.imj.org.il/PDF/Summer_2011_e.pdf

JERUSALEM LAUNCHES NEW SELF-GUIDED MP3 WALKING TOURS THROUGH THE OLD CITY

As part of a new initiative led by the Jerusalem Development Authority, travelers to the Old City of Jerusalem can now tour the city's historical, religious and cultural sites with new self-guided digital JerusaleMP3 walking tours. The digital tours come complete with maps and written explanations available in four languages, enriching the touring experience through the Old City, including the Jewish Quarter, Via Dolorosa and Temple Mount, among other sites. The multimedia audio tours also feature video and can be operated from a smartphone or similar audio device, and are free for download. www.jerusalemp3.com

JERUSALEM AND TEL AVIV VOTED BEST CITIES IN THE MIDDLE EAST


Jerusalem has been voted #1 Best City in the Middle East, and Tel Aviv #2, by the readers of Travel+Leisure, considered by many as America's leading travel magazine. Published by the American Express Company, Travel+Leisure publishes its annual World's Best Awards in the magazine's August issue.

El AL ISRAEL AIRLINES CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF RECORD-SETTING FLIGHT FROM NEW YORK TO TEL AVIV

Last month, El Al Israel airlines celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first nonstop flight from New York to Tel Aviv, which took place on June 15, 1961. The maiden flight established three world records: the first nonstop service between New York and Tel Aviv; the fastest flight between the two cities (9 hours, 33 minutes); and the longest nonstop commercial flight to date at a distance of 5,760 miles.

JUNE 2011 SETS NEW ALL-TIME HIGH FOR TRAVEL TO ISRAEL

Travel to Israel reached another all-time high last month with the arrival of 262,000 travelers, 1% more than in June 2010 and a 25% increase from June 2009. Tourist entries (tourists who stayed for more than one night) also reached an all-time high for the month of June with 228,300 - 7% more than in June 2010 and 4% more than in June 2009. 3.45 million travelers arrived in Israel in 2010 - the best year ever for travel to Israel.

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Testimonials from our Travelers

Sara,

What a wonderful trip we had to Israel!  Thanks so much for all of your advice and guidance as well as setting up the trip with Benji.  It was enjoyable to meet him at the farewell dinner.  He seems like a very kind and gentle person.  Jerusalem (Regina) Tours did much to make the trip a success.  

Our Ibillin portion of the trip was excellent.  We are fortunate that you allowed us to make this addition and provided suggestions as well.  Thank you for setting up the Bible College in Bethlehem.  We truly enjoyed that and learned so much about the college.

I wanted to let you know:  the guide that picked us up from Ibillin, Dan Levi, was excellent.  He was so knowledgeable and was able to coordinate the sights that we saw in the best order of  any that we have ever seen.  He actually was the perfect guide for our group, very engaging.  The driver, Raffi,  was impressive!  He got into and out of places that I never would attempt!  Please pass our appreciation for these gentlemen to Benji.  The guide that took us to Bethlehem, John, was very good, as well.  It's tough to come in the middle of a trip and try to "take over" for the primary guide, but he did a great job.

We would not hesitate to use Jerusalem Tours again and would be happy to recommend others to use it as well.

Thanks again.
Beth and Duane Priset