JUNE 2011 SETS NEW ALL-TIME HIGH FOR TRAVEL TO ISRAEL

Travel to Israel reached another all-time high last month with the arrival of 262,000 travelers, 1% more than in June 2010 and a 25% increase from June 2009. Tourist entries (tourists who stayed for more than one night) also reached an all-time high for the month of June with 228,300 - 7% more than in June 2010 and 4% more than in June 2009. 3.45 million travelers arrived in Israel in 2010 - the best year ever for travel to Israel.