Nov. 3, 2017
Israel Completes Training Course for Chinese Tour Leaders– Mu Xuequan (Xinhua-China)
The Israel Ministry of Tourism presented certificates on Mondayto more than 40 Chinese tour leaders after a training course, the first of its kind.
Amir Halevi, director general of the ministry, said the course aims to solve the shortage of Chinese-speaking Israeli tour guides.
In the first eight months of 2017, the number of Chinese tourists to Israel totaled 71,300, up 60% from a year ago.
The number of Chinese tourists to Israel will exceed 100,000 in 2017 and is expected to reach 200,000 within two to three years.