Israel sets tourism records in March, Canadian visits up 12%

TORONTO — Some 6,330 tourists from Canada arrived in Israel in March 2014, a 12% increase compared to the same period last year and a new all-time high for tourism to Israel.

Approximately 284,000 tourists from around the world arrived in Israel in March 2014, a 13% increase compared to the same period last year and a new all-time high for tourism to Israel.

A total of 705,288 tourists arrived in Israel between January and March 2014, a 17% increase compared to the same period last year.