Published on : Thursday, September 5, 2019
Israel is celebrating a record-breaking influx of tourists from all over the world. The Ministry of Tourism announced this week that Israel saw a 9% increase in tourist entries in August 2019 compared to August 2018 and a 20% increase over August 2017.
August continues the trend of month after record-breaking month for incoming tourism,” said Minister of Tourism Yariv Levin. The tourists from all over the world are choosing Israel over and over again as a vacation and leisure destination. Thanks to the innovative marketing efforts of the Israel Ministry of Tourism, I have no doubt that this momentum will continue into the coming months.”
The increase in tourism is pumping millions of dollars into Israel’s economy. The revenue from incoming tourism reached $437 million in August, an increase of 10 percent.
Israeli leaders are discovering new innovative ways to get more people to visit the Jewish state.
Barkat believes the project will improve the lives of Israelis and Palestinians through economic cooperation.
This would dramatically increase the wages and peace and security because what I’ve learned as mayor of Jerusalem is once our economy is thriving and succeeding as it is now, in tourism and in hi-tech, everyone in Jerusalem rains, it rains on all residents and you see that the city has become so quiet and focusing on growth and economy that I wish that this would happen all over Judea and Samaria, all parts of Israel and hopefully in the foreseeable future with our neighbors around Israel.