Maccabiah Gives a Lift to Summer Tourism

Gloomy forecasts might yet be overturned with publishing of post-Maccabiah tourism figures, to be published only in another two weeks.

Although hotels rely mainly on domestic tourism during the summer months, the industry is obviously also concerned about the number of overseas visitors. Occupancy for this month is very good, thanks to the quadrennial Maccabiah games, but August reservations appear relatively slack so far.