Influx of Russian tourists in Israel in 2017 with 54% increase in February

Published on : Saturday, March 18, 2017

Russian tourists in IsraelThe inflow of tourists to Israel from Russia reached 19,600 as of January this year, which is 23% more than the same period last year. In February, 20,9000 thousand Russian tourists arrived, which is a whopping 54% increase over the same month in 2016, as said by the Tourism Ministry of Israel.

 
According to Amir Halevi, General Director of the Ministry of Tourism of Israel, Israel values the Russian tourist market. 600,000 American tourists visited Israel in 2016. Halevi said that he hoped the Russian market would compete with the American market.

 
As per the Ministry’s report, more than 2.9 million travelers from all over the world visited Israel in 2016. It was 4% more than in 2015. September-December 2016 had an all-time record with more than a million tourists visiting Israel. Russian tourism to Israel in 2016 reached 266,000, with a significant increase in December, when 21,3000 Russian tourists arrived, 41% more than in the same period in 2015.

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