Shimon Siboni

Shimon Siboni is a lawyer and Chairman of the IsstaLines Group.Issta is the largest and most prominent travel group in Israel.The company was established in 1956 with the aim of serving the student community and young people in Israel, in collaboration with international student-oriented tourist organizations and being their sole representative in Israel.Since those early days, the company has expanded significantly and now serves the entire population.

In May 1996 IsstaLines became a public company and its shares are traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange.The Issta Group maintains more than 70 branches throughout Israel, as well as five leading Internet brands and a large ‘Call Center’. The Group employs some 1000 permanent employees in Israel and abroad.In 2009 the Group provided services to some 650,000 travelers, representing a turnover of approximately $400,000,000.