Joe Yudin of Touring Israel Featured in Conde Nast Traveler’s 2011 List of Top Travel Specialists

Joe Yudin, owner and CEO selected as one of Conde Nast Traveler magazine's "Top Travel Specialists" featured in December 2011 issue.

Jerusalem, Israel, November 24, 2011 --( Touring Israel has announced that owner and CEO Joe Yudin has been selected as one of Wendy Perrin’s “Top Travel Specialists” in Conde Nast Traveler magazine. The list, in its 12th edition, and printed in the December 2011 issue of Conde Nast Traveler (on newsstands November 22) features 133 travel specialists that have been vetted from thousands of travel agents all over the world to represent the top experts on their respective destinations. The “Top Travel Specialists List” also exists in various electronic formats, including Conde Nast Traveler’s digital edition for the iPad and the “Travel Specialist Finder” on Conde Nast Traveler’s soon-to-launch new Web site ( Yudin is one of only two pure Israel specialists on the list.

“It’s a great honor for me to be selected,” said Yudin. “Conde Nast Traveler is the premier magazine in the Luxury Travel category, and the exposure to its readers that the list affords will do great things in helping us promote Israel as a premier luxury travel destination.”

Yudin, an Jewish American that moved to Israel straight out of Boston University undergraduate studies in History in 1990 began as a Tour Guide in the mid 1990s and opened his Luxury Private Tour company Touring Israel in 2003. Touring Israel has its office in the Jezre’el Valley in Northern Israel near the town of Afula. Yudin guides many tours himself, the rest are led by a group of Israel’s best professional private tour guides.

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Touring Israel ( specializes in luxury private tours for families, individuals or groups. Touring Israel offers custom tailored private tours of the Land of Israel with expert tour guides. Touring Israel’s premium services focus on offering flexibility and the highest levels of customer service and satisfaction. Touring Israel is a full service tour operator that can take care of all logistical issues from arrival until departure.

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Jonathan Rose