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News Brief

  8/13/2013, Elul 7, 5773

Tourism Record - "Tourists are Voting with Their Feet"


Israel has once again broken one of its tourism records, this time for most tourists ever in the month of July. The month of July 2013 had 246,000 tourist entries which constitutes a 2% increase from July 2012. Minister of Tourism Dr. Uzi Landau stated, "Israel is an attractive country - and the tourists are voting with their feet. Tourism is an essential engine for economic growth and we will continue our work in growing the number of visitors to Israel and realizing the tourism potential.”