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        12/11/2013, Tevet 8, 5774

      Landau: Increase Tourism by 5 Million until 2017


      Tourism Minister Uzi Landau addressed the Knesset Economic Committee on Wednesday. Minister Landau described the ministry's forecast of continuing the trend of increased tourism in recent years to an additional 5 million tourists by 2017. The ministry also plans to build 9,500 hotel rooms in peripheral areas, to facilitate 46,000 more available employment positions in the field.