According to the Central Bureau of statistics, from the beginning of 2017, Israel was visited by 1.7 million tourists. 30% increased the flow of tourists from the CIS countries, 20% from USA and from China by 76%.
Only last month Israel was visited by 303, thousands of foreign nationals.
1.5 million tourists arrived in the country on airplanes. 197 thousand have passed through land border points, and another 100 thousand arrived by sea.
According to the CBS, Israel income from tourism since the beginning of the year amounted to 9.4 billion shekels.
Earlier, RIA Novosti, citing a website Onlinetours.ru and Aviasales, reported that amid a cold and rainy summer one-third increase in the flow of Russian tourists to Israel.
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