Investment Drives Tourism Increase to Israel

Increases 25% in 2010 and 4% Through April 2011

Israel pours money into hotel industry as tourism climbs

By Abigail Klein Leichman

May 08, 2011

Excerpt:

“Thousands more hotel rooms, city-based festivals, beefed-up tourist attractions and maybe even another international airport – all these are planned over the next few years as Israel looks to maintain a major uptick in tourism. A record 3.45 million travelers came to Israel in 2010 – 25 percent more than in 2009 — and the trend is steady despite regional unrest keeping visitors from neighboring countries.”

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Click photo to enlarge. Israel Ministry of Tourism.

2011 showing Israel as tourist hotspot

By Viva Sarah Press

May 15, 2011

Excerpt:

“Over one million visitors arrived in Israel during January-April 2011 – four percent more than the same period last year.”

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