The Ramon International Airport is expected to spark a 300% increase in tourism to southern Israel with an anticipated 1.4 million domestic passengers and 0.4 million on international flights.
The airport is located just steps away from breathtaking natural wonders, including some on UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) World Heritage List.
At more than 400m below sea level, the Dead Sea is the lowest and saltiest place on earth. The salt creates a mineral rich mud, used for therapeutic and cosmetic treatments at local resorts. Nestled among the mountains of the desert, the Dead Sea resort area offers a one-of-a-kind experience of beauty, tranquility, and excitement.
Located on the northern tip of the Red Sea, this seaside town is Israel’s southern port and one of the most beautiful resorts in the country. Miles of beaches and desert landscapes, coral reef, a lively nightlife, shopping malls, attractions and more than 12,000 rooms in over 50 hotels, make this a popular destination for domestic and international tourism. Eilat sits in the southern Negev Desert, with easy connections to popular destinations such as Taba (Egypt), Aqaba and ancient city of Petra (Jordan).
Only a four-hour drive from Eilat, Jerusalem is Israel’s capital and one of the world’s oldest cities. Jerusalem contains significant religious sites considered holy to Judaism, Christianity and Islam. A place of pilgrimage and worship, Jerusalem is also a modern city, boasting fine cuisine, art, culture and a vibrant nightlife.
Easily accessible from Eilat by public transportation or domestic flight, Tel Aviv is a thriving, vibrant action-packed cosmopolitan city, with a world-renowned nightlife, stunning beaches and all the amenities and entertainment you would expect from a modern city.
40 km long, 210 km wide and 500 meters deep, the Ramon Crater is a magnificent geological feature in Israel’s Negev desert, within Israel’s largest national park, the Ramon Nature Reserve.
On the eastern edge of the Negev desert, overlooking the Dead Sea, at the very top of an isolated rock table lies the ancient fortification of Masada. The tragic and romantic story of Masada, along with the incredible archeological findings is a terrific draw for tourists from
around the world.