New Israel Tourist Office London chief Sharon Bershadsky held a spectacular travel trade event at One Whitehall Place last week to promote its “Land of Creation” 2017 summer programme.  Nearly 80 travel agents and producers, plus 15 of Israel’s holiday operators heard her announce record UK visitors for last year and a £4 million promotional budget this time around.  Attending from Jewish Weekly was Malcolm Ginsberg who from next week will be writing a fortnightly travel news column for the newspaper.  She said that the new Ramon Eilat Airport is expected to open next March with Monarch the lead British airline.