The Israel Ministry of Tourism and HVS presented a live event last week at Expo Dubai focussing on hotel opportunities in Israel.
In a buoyant message to a webinar audience of hotel operators, investors and owners, Israel’s Minister of Tourism was confident the country’s hotel sector would make a full recovery post-COVID, because historically the country had done so before.
Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas appointed Manish Puri as the General Manager for its upcoming property, Six Senses Shaharut, Israel, scheduled to open in early 2020.
This new line of properties, referred to en masse as “The Dave – Sons of a Brown,” will aim to diversify the boutique hotel brand’s offerings by providing more accessible accommodations for the young urban traveler.
Aqua Creations has completed a custom Video Art Lamp (VAL) for the hotel’s lobby that uses addressable RGB LED technology where each LED is individually controlled through micro-computing to display customized moving images.
While the impact of continuing terrorist activity has resulted in fewer visitors travelling to Israel, those cities with strong corporate-driven business, such as Tel Aviv, have proven to be more resilient than mainly leisure-driven markets such as Jerusalem and the Dead Sea area.