Israelis discover Berlin

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18 May 2004 , BERLIN - A growing number of Israelis are visiting the German capital Berlin with the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronot describing the city as the "favourite destination of Israelis". The city recorded last year a total of 16,500 visitors from the Jewish nation, 30 percent up from the figure for the year 2002. The trend was even more significant during the first two months of this year with the figure was up 40 percent, in February 73 percent, according to the Berlin Tourist Marketing (BTM).

18 May 2004

BERLIN - A growing number of Israelis are visiting the German capital Berlin with the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronot describing the city as the "favourite destination of Israelis".

The city recorded last year a total of 16,500 visitors from the Jewish nation, 30 percent up from the figure for the year 2002.

The trend was even more significant during the first two months of this year with the figure was up 40 percent, in February 73 percent, according to the Berlin Tourist Marketing (BTM).

Berlin Tourist manager Peter Nerger predicts a further increase and a hotel brochure has been translated into Hebrew.

The BMT said that a group of Israeli journalists have been invited to visit the city in July this year to explore all aspects of German- Israeli relations.

 

 DPA

Subject: German news 

 

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