More British tourists would now consider visiting Israel than before the coronavirus pandemic – the only country to see an increase.

This is the finding of a Savanta ComRes poll of 2,144 UK adults for Jewish News and BICOM that also shows a high level of appreciation of Israel’s handling of the crisis.

In a list of 12 countries presented to a representative sample of respondents, 48 percent said Israel dealt ‘very well’ or ‘quite well’ with the virus, with only New Zealand (68 percent) and Australia (64 percent) ahead.

Overall, 11 percent of adults who wouldn’t have previously considered Israel now do so.

Every other country on the list saw a fall in interest, with New Zealand and Australia seeing a drop of one and four percent in those who would consider visiting post-pandemic.

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