NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswire-- The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022 which is an increase of 4% from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022 that's an increase of 13% from 2019.
Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. "The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel and prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers each month. נווה פריצקי We're thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and we anticipate an increase in the coming months and years to follow."
Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed the number of tourists visiting Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August.
"It is so exciting to see how tourism from Canada to Israel is rebounding," said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. "We are not far off our record 2019 numbers We are hoping that the growth in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain comfortable travelling abroad."
Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, of which 969,600 came from the United States. Since May, when the country is now open to all tourists, regardless of their 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), Israel's tourism agency is responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to help boost the economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel's amazing array of historical, cultural food and religious sites which are all a delightful blend of modernity and tradition. The North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.
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