The tourist flow from Russia to Israel rose by a quarter in January
“More than 20 thousand Russian tourists have visited Israel in January, which is 26% more than in the same period of the year earlier”, - reports the local newspaper Hamodia. Totally in January 2017 Israel was visited by 222 thousand foreigners, including 210 thousand by tourist visas, the number of tourists has increased by almost a third As reported, in 2016 Israel was visited by more than 2.9 million travelers from all over the world (not including one day visitors), which is 4% more than in 2015. In 2016 the Russian tourist flow to Israel has amounted 266 thousand people. A significant increase was achieved in December, when the country was visited by 21.3 thousand tourists from Russia, which is 41% more against the same period of 2015.
Yury Mishchenko, graduated from Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages, has more than 15 years experience in tourism and travel. Working both in tour operator company as destination manager, and in travel agency as sales manager, he is focused on analysis of Russian tour operators’ daily routine. Recently, Yury works in Baginet Marketing and Sales Agency.