The tourists flow from Russia to Israel increased by 48%since the beginning of the year
“From January to August 2017 Israel was visited by 243,000 Russians, which is 48% more than in the same period of the last year”, - according to the Association of Russian Tour Operators (ATOR) with reference to Israel's Ministry of Tourism.
"Russia took the second line in the list of incoming tourist flow to Israel for the eight months of 2017. At the same time, in August the country was visited by 29.1 thousand Russians, which is 67% more than in the same period in 2016", - the report said.
The most number of tourists came to Israel from the US, Russia and France. In total, the country was visited by more than 2.4 million tourists from January to August of this year, which is a quarter more than the figures for the same months of 2016.
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.