Established in 1981; Mazada Tours is a travel agency and tour operator for the incoming market to Israel, Jordan and Egypt, offering a range of tour options that includes premade, tailor made, luxury and VIP.“It’s a family run business; we are a small dedicated team of five, including our CEO Yotam Refael, son of the founder Zeev Refael, and we also have a group of experienced tours guides,” explains Myriam Jaoui, Incoming Department Director.
“We pride ourselves in having over three decades of specialist knowledge in the market and catering to the individual needs of our clients 24 hours a day.” The company serves around 20,000 clients a year, 60-70 percent of which are from the North American market, with the remainder from South America and Europe. Mazada Tours also caters to all types of visitors, including FITs, groups, pilgrims, business clients and more. “Alongside our touring options, we have special packages, such as the Bar Mitzvah tour, which features many activities surrounding the celebration,” explains Jaoui. Luxury tours include a helicopter trip departing from domestic airports in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Eilat, offering hotel transfers and access to a spa and swimming pool at the Dead Sea, if traveling to this region. “This type of trip is perfect for honeymoons and special celebrations, and is a stunning way to witness so much beauty across the country,” says Jaoui. Other aerial tours offer stops at destinations in the Galilee and Golan Heights regions, including an option to stop at Mizpe Hayamim Hotel for breakfast and a massage.
“Mazada Tours is always developing new and exciting options, and we are currently Mazada Tours in Israel, Jordan & Egypt Established in 1981; Mazada Tours is a travel agency and tour operator for the incoming market to Israel, Jordan and Egypt, offering a range of tour options that includes premade, tailor made, luxury and VIP. working on culinary tours, especially around Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, where local and international cuisine offerings continue to develops at pace, with many markets and local establishments, outlines Jaoui. Alongside Israel, clients have the option to book tours in Jordan and Egypt, typically lasting between two to four days. “People want to utilize the time they have in Israel, especially if they are traveling a far distance; it makes sense to combine the trip if time permits.”
Itineraries for interest-based tours can also be built to suit individual requirements. “For example, we had a group of Spanish-speaking farmers from Mexico arrive in Israel for a nine-day trip in order to explore the country’s agriculture. They had the opportunity to visit kibbutzim from the North to the South of Israel, to learn how we grow produce in this climate and discover the eco-culture across various regions.” Tours, available in a number of languages including English, French, Spanish, Hebrew, Russian and Chinese, have the option of VIP transport from Ben Gurion Airport and include accommodations, ground transportation and a schedule of daily activities. “We work hard to provide exceptional service to all of our clients in order to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable trip from start to finish.”