For the first time, Israel crossed the threshold of 2 million tourist arrivals by the end of June. There was an increase of 73% in entries via Ovdah (63 thousand) and in the first half of the year, there was an increase of 19% in overall tourist entries compared to the same period last year. In June alone, 310,200 tourists entered Israel – an increase of about 2% compared with June of last year.