Pilgrim cities lead rise in hotel stays

24.07.2012                      05.Aw. 5772

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Pilgrim cities lead rise in hotel stays

The number of hotel overnight stays in Jerusalem was up 15% in June, compared with a year earlier, to 277,000.

Tourism by Christian pilgrims is enjoying a great awakening, if the number of hotel stays in their traditional destinations of Jerusalem and Tiberias is any evidence.
The number of hotel overnight stays in Jerusalem was up 15% in June, compared with a year earlier, to 277,000, the Central Bureau of Statistics said on Monday. In the seaside down of Tiberias, growth was even higher, with the number of overnight stays jumping 22% to 55,600….