Tourism Industry News
Russians flocking to Israel in record numbers
IMOT records show in 2008, more Russian tourists arrived in
According to IMOT, the 52,500 square-foot hotel will feature 240 guest rooms and suites, two indoor swimming pools, conference rooms, two restaurants, and a helipad. Sun Dream will begin construction within the next few months, increasing the number of guest rooms around the
"The first nine months of this year have already seen 230,000 Russian tourists in
IMOT also claimed that the Israel Hotel Association has reported that 763,000 tourists stayed in
Further, tourist stays between January and September amounted to 7.6 million, which is a rise of 25 percent compared to the same period in 2007. With these successes, IMOT said the country is on track to welcome an all-time high of 3 million tourists expected to arrive by the end of 2008.