Israel Sets Another Tourism Record In January


ben-gurionIsraeli tourism has started off 2014 strong after a record year in 2013, with tourists to the Jewish state up 19 percent in January, setting a new monthly record.

According to the Israeli Tourism Ministry, a total of 229,000 tourists visited Israel last month, with 200,000 staying for more than one night, a record for January.

“This is an excellent beginning for 2014, following the record year for incoming tourism to Israel in 2013,” said Tourism Minister Uzi Landau.

Last year, Israel set a number of tourism records with more than 3.5 million visitors, a 0.5 percent increase over 2012, generating more than $11.5 billion in revenue for the Israeli economy.


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  1. This is a good sign. According to the latest world tourism survey, approximately 54 million cross border international tourists visit the countries of the Middle East. If everyone plays their cards right this can only increase, to the benefit of all. A rising tide lifts all the boats idea. As I have been saying for many years, a simple equation for an area goes as follows…More safety and security = More tourism !