NEW YORK - Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for the number of tourists coming in Israel from the United States in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% from the year before.
Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner. He said, "It's so exciting to witness a further increase of tourism to Israel from America, which is already in the process of surpassing or exceeding our record-breaking numbers for 2019". "The United States is our most important market for Israel's inbound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of Israeli tourists entering Israel every month. We are so happy to see an improvement in the trend, and we expect this trend to last for a long time."
Not far behind in the United States, Canada is in the process of surpassing its tourist arrivals in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 and 6000 in August.
נווה פריצקי Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that "it is thrilling to see how Canada's tourism to Israel is booming." We are getting close to our record numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more at home in Israel.
Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May, when the country opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.
Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's main tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to position Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to support Israel's economy as well as to diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel's incredible array of historical, cultural food and religious sites which are all a delightful blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.
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