MembersBest Six Months Ever in the History of Incoming Tourism

Israel logged record levels of incoming tourism during the first half of 2017.

By Yossi Aloni |
Photo: Miriam Alster/Flash90

June was a particularly good month, with over 300,000 tourists entering the country, an increase of 28 percent over the previous year.


Tourism Minister Yariv Levin stated: “The June tourism statistics bring us to record levels for incoming tourism in the first six months of the year. Our policy continues to prove itself and to bear fruit, and we can see that the right marketing strategy can bring Israel to new heights. We are taking innovative approaches to branding Israel and bringing new airlines and new travel routes into the country. The significant increase in incoming tourism makes an exceptional contribution to the...

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