Israel Ministry of Tourism

Maharashtra Tour Operators Association Experiences Israel

All India, 7th April 2016: Invited by the Israel Ministry of Tourism, outbound tour operators of the Maharashtra Tour Operators Association visited Israel this month for their very first time. In the past, the operators have marketed Israel during the famous AgriTech exhibition, which is held in Tel Aviv once every three years. Through this familiarization tour the Ministry believes the operators experienced the vast array of activities, including leisure driven events, that Israel has to offer.

The adventures of this tour began in the modern and exciting city of Tel Aviv, where the operators not only enjoyed the city’s famed beaches, nightlife and shopping, but they experienced the array of cuisines which are offered, with a focus on the easily available vegetarian Mediterranean and Indian food. The tour continued on to other parts of Israel, including Jaffa Port showcasing the historical part of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem – the historical site for 3 Abrahamic religions in Old City as well as modern Jerusalem where they experienced the contrast between old world historical charm and modern city living.The operators also ventured down to the resort city of Eilat on the shores of the Red Sea. With a host of hotels from luxury chains and unique boutiques to Bedouin hospitality, the city offers activities like shopping, scuba diving and the Timna  Park and Underwater Observatory as well as theDolphin Reef. The tour operators also enjoyed activities like floating in the Dead Sea,visited the historical site of Masada, cruises on both the Mediterranean and Red Sea, as well as a jeep safari in the rugged Negev desert.

The Ministry of Tourism believes that the tour operators experiences in Israel will showcase the country as a destination that is filled with unique attractions that will cater to leisure travelers as well as the MICE market.

About Israel:
Israel is a vibrant and modern country with vast diversity and rich culture. Jerusalem – the well known city; is among the most sacred places in the world. Along the eastern Mediterranean coastline is the vibrant, modern, fashionable and cosmopolitan Tel Aviv. One must explore Israel’s diversity and visit archaeological sites of Eilat, beautiful beaches of Haifa, UNESCO World Heritage Site of Acre (Akko) and fascinating history of Nazareth. Be it family and leisure getaways, party and nightlife experiences, adventure and rejuvenation, Israel has a variety of holiday options to explore.

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