Jerusalem is known for its history and iconic religious sites that appeal to travellers of many faiths. But the Israeli city also boasts a vibrant food, cultural and nightlife scene that appeals to younger travellers seeking a city break with authentic, experiential activities.
With this in mind, the Jerusalem Development Authority (JDA) has launched a special package of discounts specifically for professional travellers in their 20s and 30s that enables them to experience a visit for under $60 a day. With the Millennials Discount Package, visitors receive reductions on hotels and transport, historical tourist sites, festivals and events, and restaurants and bars.
Two hostels and six hotels are partnering with the package, with the Abraham Hostel, Eyal Hotel, Herbert Samuel Hotel, Ibis City Center Hotel, Post Hostel and Shani Hotel offering a 15% discount or a free dinner.
Food enthusiasts, meanwhile, will receive 50% off the BiteMojo card – an app that offers standalone self-guided food tours. Millennials can also receive a free alcohol shot at a number of bars, many of which are situated in Machane Yehuda Market.
“Jerusalem is the centre of the world. The meeting point of east and west, of inspiration and innovation, of the ancient and modern worlds, offers an experience for everyone,” says Ilanit Melchior, Director of Tourism for the JDA, adding, “The discounts open up Jerusalem to a whole new and important market and we are excited to welcome tourists in their 20s and 30s to our beautiful city.”
For information, visit: https://www.itraveljerusalem.com/exp-jlm/
Jerusalem has launched a package to appeal to millennial travellers. (Image/ Tomer Foltyn)