NEW YORK – September 8 2022Record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.
Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was exciting to observe the growth in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019, he added. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are delighted to see this shift and expect a steady upward trend for months, and possibly years.
In line with in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourism numbers in Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August.
“It is exciting to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019, and we are anticipating that this increase in travel to Israel will continue as Canadians are more comfortable at home abroad.
Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 were from the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.
About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is responsible for promotions and marketing in order to position Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country’s economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing variety of cultural, historical, tourist attractions, culinary and religious which are all a delightful blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.
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