Tourism: The Israeli Market to Africa & Indian Ocean Islands is growing rapidly

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Last year 26,000 Israelis visited South Africa and 6000 went to Kenya. Israel has also become a prime target market for Tanzania and in particular Zanzibar with 20,000 arrivals in 2018. The number of scheduled flights ex Tel Aviv to Africa is increasing – Rwandair and Air Seychelles have recently started flights to Tel Aviv while Ethiopian Airlines flies daily […]

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Tourism: Israeli Outbound Market to Africa Growth

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Increased interest by Israelis for travel to Africa & The Indian Ocean Islands is making this market an attractive proposition for Africa based travel and tourism professionals. Last year 26,000 Israelis visited South Africa and 6,000 travelled to Kenya. Israel has also become a prime target market for Tanzania and in particular, Zanzibar with 20,000 arrivals recorded. During 2018, 7.9 […]

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News: In Israel, Police Shooting Of Solomon Tekah Prompts A Black Lives Matter Moment

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The shooting of a Black Israeli teenager of Ethiopian origin by an off-duty officer conjured up bad memories for the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. and sparked protests across Israel — some of them violent. Solomon Tekah, 18, was shot and killed by an unnamed police officer while hanging out with his friends at a playground in Haifa’s […]

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News: Israeli secret service ran fake luxury beach resort as front for smuggling Jewish refugees from Sudan

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Israeli secret service agents ran an entire fake luxury beach resort in Sudan as a front for its operations in the 1980s, according to a BBC investigation. A group of Mossad agents were tasked with smuggling thousands of Jewish refugees in Ethiopia, known as Beta Israelis, from Ethiopia to Israel in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Thousands of Ethiopian […]

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Tourism: Israeli tourist toasts Zambian hospitality

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IN HIS travelogue in the Israeli travel magazine, Masa Acher, Peretz Giladi, a top game ranger with the Israel Nature and Parks Authority, has described his unforgettable visit to the South Luangwa National Park.“Most of the safari travellers go to Tanzania and Kenya. Zambia, the more reserved country, can offer a traveller an immense wealth of true nature at any […]

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News: Israeli Pilots agree not to fly planes with African Deportees saying it is inhumane

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In solidarity with migrants residing in the country, a group of airline pilots in Israel recently vowed not to fly deported African asylum seekers and refugees back to war-stricken countries in their home continent. The Israeli government had earlier in the year urged all African migrants residing in the country to leave, offering the sum of $3,500, threatening them with […]

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