Last year Israel’s tourist industry hit a record high with 4 million visitors to the country.

This year Israel is expected to break that record by 700,000!

During the first quarter of this year approximately 1.1 million tourists, this is a 14% increase compared to the first quarter in 2018 according to the Central Bureau of Statistics of Israel.

Following this line and adjusting the numbers according to the different tourist seasons, it is estimated that around 4.7 million tourists will arrive in Israel this year, which would break last years record by three quarters of a million.

Israel continues to break its own tourist records; 2018 saw an increase of 14% from 2017 with 4.1 million tourists. In 2017 there was an increase of 42% from 2016 years numbers.