The tourist flow from Russia to Eilat has increased four times due to subsidize charter
“Almost 11 thousand tourists from Russia came to Eilat (Israel) from October 2 to December 15, 2016, which is four times more than in the same period of the last year”, - reported the press service of the Ministry of Tourism of Israel. "10 thousand 957 tourists from Russia came to Israeli resort Eilat since the beginning of the second stage of the incentive program of subsidizing charter flights. At the same time 64 flights were performed with an average load of 81% from Moscow and St. Petersburg to Uvda airport", - added in the Ministry. In November Israel was visited by more than 33 thousand Russians including one-day tourists and passengers on cruise ships, it is 35% more than in the same month of 2015. As part of the grant program, which is implemented by the Israeli Ministry of Tourism for the past two years, the flight consolidator receives a supplement of 45 Euros for each tourist from Russia,.