Lonely Planet: Philippines in Hebrew Launched at the Philippine Embassy in Tel Aviv

LONELY PLANET: PHILIPPINES IN HEBREW LAUNCHED AT THE PHILIPPINE EMBASSY IN TEL AVIV

 

 

29 September 2016 – Lonely Planet: Philippines (Hebrew version) was launched at the Philippine Embassy in Israel before a packed crowd from Israel’s top travel and tour agencies.

 

Philippine Ambassador to the State of Israel Neal Imperial co-launched the book with Philippine Honorary Consul for Ashdod and Southern Israel and Chairman of Ophir Tours, Ltd., Mr. Boaz Waksman during a tourism seminar on the Philippines attended by more than 40 travel operators in Israel.

 

In his remarks, Ambassador Imperial said that Lonely Planet: Philippines (Hebrew version) is expected to contribute to the growing interest of Israelis to visit the Philippines with its complete and detailed information about the country.”

 

Consul Waksman spearheaded the publication of Lonely Planet: Philippines which is the first and only travel guidebook about the Philippines written in Hebrew.  About 4,000 copies of the book are now being sold in all bookstores in Israel including Steimatzky, the leading bookstore in the country.– END-

 

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Philippine Ambassador to the State of Israel Neal G. Imperial and Philippine Honorary Consul for Ashdod and Southern Israel and

Chairman of Ophir Tours, Ltd., Mr. Boaz Waksman, launching Lonely Planet: Philippines (Hebrew version) in Tel Aviv.


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Ambassador Neal G. Imperial (left center), Philippine Honorary Consul for Ashdodand Southern Israel, Mr. Boaz Waksman (right center).

They are joined byThird Secretary and Vice Consul Judy B. Razon, Mr. Uri Shmueloff, Incentives and EventsManager of Ophir Tours, Ltd., and Mr. Dov Golan, Director of Janndy Tours, Inc.