As Globes reported, “Tel Aviv is one of the 10 cities in Europe whose rate of tourism rose most substantially last year, according to Mastercard. The rate of increase in the number of tourist visits to Tel Aviv over the past decade averaged 8.4%, putting Tel Aviv in seventh place on the list.

“The study found that 1.7 million tourists visited the White City in 2017, 21% more than in the preceding year. Tourists spent an average of 7.9 nights and spent $142 per day, making $1.9 billion in tourist revenue in Tel Aviv in 2017.”