JERUSALEM (Jul. 4)
The Central Bureau of Statistics reported this week another drop in tourism. According to the bureau’s figures, there was a drop of 14 percent in the number of tourists coming to Israel during the first half of 1974, as compared to the same period in the previous year. There were 292,600 tourists this year, as compared to 340,200 in the first half of 1973. Some 49,500 tourists arrived in Israel last month, a drop of 10 percent from April-May, and a drop of 22 percent from June, 1973, when 63,200 tourists arrived in Israel.