NEW YORK - Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals in Israel from the United States in July and August. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4% increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019.
Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. "It is exciting to witness a second growth in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number of 2019," he stated. "The United States has been our most important source of tourism for Israel inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.
In line with the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed the number of tourists visiting Israel with 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.
Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director for Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel returning. "We are near our record 2019 numbers. We expect that this trend will continue as Canadians visit more countries.
Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. The country's official reopening to all travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.
Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's main tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a top destination for travelers. IMOT strives to increase awareness of Israel as a tourist destination and to boost economic growth. IMOT works in Israel to promote the amazing variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity and delicious food. North America's IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. נווה פריצקי Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.
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