Today people come from all over the world to take a vacation in Eilat.
You too can live there.
As Eilat is host to people around the world, people are ambassadors.
For all the tourists who visit this beautiful coastline, located on the Gulf of Aqaba, which flows into the Red Sea.
Eilat currently has 50,000 residents.
Living in the city of Eilat year long is like living in the Caribbean, in a holiday complex.
Yet here the difference is that the population is Jewish and like hotels of the Caribbean islands, tourists can take a walk around the city without fear.
The people enjoy the pleasures and amusements offered by the larger hotels.
Nothing in Israel is like Eilat.
Eilat is a 4-hour drive from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
One can take the plane to go to Eilat, via El Al or First Choice Airways of G-B.
In less than an hour, you arrive at Ben Gurion Airport.
Residents of Eilat have discounts on the price of flights to Tel Aviv.
This is kind of isolation premium.
Eilat is an important city.
It serves as a portal to the Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Each country has a large gate on the east and west hemisphere.
Israel uses the Mediterranean coast as a portal to the Atlantic Ocean and the coast of Eilat to travel to Asia.
When King Solomon was at the height of his fame, and Israel a world power, these south coast, he sent boats to look for the black gold of Ophir.
Today the port of Eilat sends and receives millions of tons of products.
Asian merchants're used through the port of Ashdod on the Mediterranean Sea.
In this way, they avoid the Suez Canal, which is much more expensive.
The government is building a railway line at high speed.
The port of Eilat is one of the most sophisticated port, although medium size.
Its equipment is first class and most modern.
Although Eilat is recognized as a tourist town, the city is also a seaport and employs a lot of people.
One advantage that residents of Eilat, is obtaining a local identity card which allows them to get reduced prices in tourist amusements and shopping.
The 17% tax does not apply to residents of Eilat.
If you like shopping, you'll love the HaYam mall.
A suivre: / To be continued: / Chaîne joie - Oren Tzur Bachar Nadav et Yechiel Frank