Record number of tourists visited Israel in April

May 11, 2017 Agencies
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April 2017 was Israel’s busiest month for incoming tourism ever, with nearly 350,000 tourists – an increase of almost 40% on April 2015.

 It was a 38% increase on April 2016.

In the four months January-April 2017, 1.09 million tourist entries were recorded, 28% increase on the same period last year.

309,000 tourist entries arrived by air, an increase of 36% on April 2016 and 21% on April 2015.

40,000 tourist entries were recorded via the land crossings, of which 34,000 came through Jordan and about 6,000 through Egypt. This represents an increase of 56% on April 2016 and 22% on April 2015. There were about 24,000 day visitors in April 2017 – an increase of 27% on April 2016 and 13% on April 2015.

In January- April 2017, 1.09 million tourist entries were recorded, an increase of 26% on the same period in 2016 (850,000) and 22% more than in 2015. 964,000 tourists arrived by air, 24% more than the same period in 2016 and 22% more than in 2015.

 

 

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