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.