Israel witnesses a 49% increase in Indian tourist arrivals


Israel has witnessed a positive growth of 49% in Indian arrivals from January to March 2017. More than 8300 Indians have already visited Israel in the first three months of 2017 as per statistics released by Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT).

Speaking about the growth, Hassan Madah, Director, Israel Ministry of Tourism India, said, “India is one of the world’s fastest-growing outbound tourism markets and an important emerging market for us. Keeping this in mind, we have increased our investments heavily in India. We are certain that our continued efforts in targeting the Indian holiday planners through our specially designed advertising campaign for India, ‘Begin your journey to Israel now’ will yield even better results by the year end.”

The statistics also revealed 93% growth in Indian arrivals to Israel in the month of March, 2017 compared to the same period in 2015.

Madah added, “Currently, El Al flies nonstop between India and Israel while Air India has also announced that they will begin operations on the New Delhi-Tel Aviv route in 2017. Increased air connectivity will surely act as an added impetus for more Indians to visit Israel for a holiday.”