The number of tourists visiting Israel since the beginning of the year has exceeded one million people

According to the Central Bureau of Statistics, in the first half of 2022, 1 million and 37 thousand foreign tourists visited Israel.

Israel began accepting fully vaccinated tourists from January 9, and completely lifted the restrictions from March 1. In January, 47 thousand tourists arrived in the country, in February – 90.4 thousand, in March – 168.9 thousand, in June – 216.4 thousand, in May – 262.7 thousand, in June – 252.3 thousand.

Recall that in 2019 Israel was visited by a record 4.5 million tourists, in 2020 due to the pandemic – 887 thousand, and in 2021 – only 402.3 thousand.

At the same time, the number of Israeli tourists flying abroad amounted to 766,700 people in the first six months, almost equaling the pre-crisis figure.

By Editor

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