During the Passover and Easter holidays, 60,000 visitors are anticipated, contributing close to $100 million to the country’s economy.
Passover begins on Wednesday at dusk and lasts eight days in the Diaspora and seven days in the Jewish state.
Next Sunday is Easter, and Ramadan, a Muslim feast lasting one month, started on March 22.
A total of 916,000 tourists have visited Israel since the year’s commencement, according to data from last month, which included 352,000 tourist entries.
On Monday, Israeli Tourism Minister Haim Katz stated, “The favorable trend in incoming tourists, together with the growth in domestic tourism, leads to wealth for the tourism industry and improvement of the economy.”
We propose a suitable budget to create and update infrastructure and boost marketing efforts in new channels. I extend a warm invitation to everyone to visit our stunning nation. Merry Christmas to all of you, he continued.
As part of a $7 million scheme, the Tourism Ministry now provides free admission to hundreds of locations and attractions nationwide.