Tourism Rise by 60% in Israel

297,000 tourists visited Israel this past May alone.

The Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) published data showing a 60% insrease in the number of tourists who visited Israel, comparing to the number of last year.

Tourist increase from January to May is up by 47% in the past year, with 1.2 million visitors.

Israel’s Ministry of Tourism is hoping to build to this number for the rest of this year and the upcoming years.

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