As a central part of the Third Annual Prime Ministerís Conference for Tourism to Israel, over 500 foreign tour operators, representatives of institutions, journalists, and others involved with tourism visited Yad Vashem today. They were given a special preview of the dramatic developments and events underway at Yad Vashem. The major event among these will be the opening of the new Holocaust History Museum in March 2005 - todayís visit included a presentation about the Museum and an exclusive tour of its building site. The tour was given in English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian.
The Conference participants also learned about:
Improved facilities and amenities, including the new Visitors Center As Israelís second most-visited site, Yad Vashem is committed to meeting the evolving needs of organized groups and the individual visitor.