Israeli tourism optimistically awaits recovery
January 28, 2022
(JNS) — For two years now, since the outbreak of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, hotels in Israel have seen dramatic drops in stays by incoming tourists; tour guides have lost most, if not all, of their business; and restaurants and other business owners who rely heavily on visitor traffic have suffered catastrophic and often irreversible damage, with many forced to close. The question on everyone’s mind is: When will tourism to Israel pick up again?
Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Fleur Hassan-Nahum told JNS that the tourism industry has been most affected by COVID-19 and related closures a...