Tourism News from Israel

2010 A record year for tourism to Israel

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Friday, April 8th, 2011

 

   

2010 was a record year in the number of incoming tourists to Israel with 3.2 Million tourist from around the world.

This growth was also well reflected in the Australian market, with an impressive  32% increase in the number of visitors from Australia, which makes Australia the third largest market for Israel from Asia Pacific region.

As Israel is a very unique destination offering a historical & cultural experience, the  statistics shows that most of Australians are visiting the country for religious pilgrimage or leisure and that Sydney-siders are being the majority of travellers, accounting for  47%.