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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Joe Yudin once again makes “Conde Nast Traveler - Top Travel Specialist” list

 Touring Israel announced that CEO Joe Yudin has retained his status as a “Conde Nast Traveler – Top Travel Specialist”, and will once again appear in Wendy Perrin’s coveted 14th annual list of Top Travel Specialists for 2013 to be published in the August 2013 edition of the high end, luxury travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler.

The annual list, compiled by Conde Nast Traveler Director of Consumer News and Digital Community Wendy Perrin, is one of the highest and most coveted honors in the luxury travel industry, and only a sustained reputation for excellence allows destination experts to retain their status. Specialists initially go through a rigorous screening process in which they are vetted from thousands of potential experts for their specialized knowledge, real connections to local operators, vast experience and overall quality of service, down to an elite final list of 146 specialists. Maintaining their status year after year is almost as difficult as making the list since a high standard of service must be preserved in order to continue to make the cut. The list, in its 14th edition, and printed in the August 2013 issue of Conde Nast Traveler (on newsstands July 23rd). 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 Web site (http://www.cntraveler.com/travel-tips/travel-specialists/...).

“I am once again extremely honored and humbled to make the list” remarked Yudin. “Touring Israel has worked hard to cultivate a reputation as the premier luxury tour operator in Israel and there is no better vindication that we are on the right track.”

Yudin, a 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. Yudin guides many tours himself, the rest are led by a group of Israel’s best professional private tour guides.