Besides Budapest, Israeli tourists visiting Hungary most often visited the civic city thanks to the direct flight.
As Israel is one of the most intensively vaccinated countries in the world, it is likely that it will be one of the states from which they will start traveling soonest, the Hungarian Tourism Agency said in its latest statement.
According to the data of the National Tourist Information Center (NTAK), 90 percent of Israeli tourists visiting Hungary visited Budapest in 2020. More than 60 percent of the guests came from the 18-44 age group. In addition to Budapest, Debrecen was one of the most popular destinations, the number of guests from Israel is growing every year due to the direct flight.
75 percent of Israeli guests stayed in downtown hotels while only 25 percent chose other accommodation. In 2020, Israel was ranked 17th in the ranking of Hungarian sending markets, and guests from there spent 75,000 guest nights in Hungary. According to the data of the Central Statistical Office (CSO), 2019, Israeli tourists spent more than 512,000 guest nights and spent more than HUF 400 million in Hungarian accommodation in 2019. The average spending on accommodation was HUF 17,500 per day.
In recent years, Debrecen has undergone a number of developments that attract Israeli visitors. According to Wizz Air’s reservation system, the Debrecen-Tel-Aviv flight may resume in mid-June.
Source: www.dehir.hu | Photo credit: Józsa István (Debrecen Airport)