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1,753,600 tourists visit Israel between January and November 2005 with a 28% rise over 2004

According to Israel`s Ministry of Tourism and the country`s Central Bureau…

According to Israel`s Ministry of Tourism and the country`s Central Bureau of Statistics, 1,753,600 tourists visited Israel in the first 11 months of the year, a rise of 28 per cent over the same period last year.



We expect about two million tourists to arrive by the end of the year, says Israel`s Tourism Minister Avraham Hirchson.



The number of travelers arriving between January and November by air rose 24 per cent to 1,510,100. Entries via land crossing were up 54 per cent to 225,300 and 13,300 people arrived aboard cruise ships.



In November alone, 163,800 tourists entered the country, a 48 per cent jump over November 2004.

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