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“zim” Offers Free Eight-day Holiday in Israel for First Class Passengers

The Zim Israel Navigation Co., of Haifa, will offer a free eight-day holiday in Israel next winter to passengers holding first class round trip tickets in their liners plying between Marseilles or Naples and Haifa, it was announced here today by the American-Israeli Shipping Company, U.S. representatives of the Zim Lines.

The plan, intended to promote winter tourism in Israel, provides for room with private bath or shower and full board free for eight days at a choice of first class hotels in Haifa, Tel Aviv, Herzliya and Jerusalem. An alternative plan offers a free six-day stay at Israel’s Red Sea resort of Eilat plus air transportation to and from Eilat.

The free stay in Israel is limited to the period from November 1, 1959 to February 29, 1960 but applies to passengers holding first class round trip tickets for any winter season sailing between Europe and Israel, the American-Israeli Shipping Company said. A round trip ticket consists of two full fares less a ten percent discount. The tickets are valid for no longer than one month from the date of sailing for Israel. Ocean passage will be aboard the Zim Lines’ newly-built luxury liner, S.S. Theodor Herzl.