Russians began to rest more often in Israel
The number of tourists from Russia has reached 131 thousand. This is 68 percent more than in the eight months of 2022, but 32 percent less than in the same period of 2019.
They also reported that 712 thousand travelers came from the USA. This is 45 percent more than in the eight months of 2022, and 11 percent higher than in the same period of pre-pandemic 2019.
183 thousand guests arrived from France, 152 thousand from the UK, 131 thousand from Germany.
In total, 2.5 million foreign guests visited Israel from January to August. This is 69 percent more than in the same period last year, but 13 less than in the record pre-pandemic 2019.