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NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.
“It is thrilling to see yet another rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we had record-breaking numbers of tourists entering the country each month. נווה פריצקי It’s a fantastic positive change that we are very happy about and anticipate an increase in the years to be.”
Canada is set to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals 7200 tourists are expected to visit Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 tourists in August.
Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is rebounding.” “We are not far from our record 2019, and we anticipate that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more confident traveling internationally.”
In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May this year, the country has already received more than 600,400 US travelers.
About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority is responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel as well as enhance and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural, tourist attractions, culinary and religious that are each a perfect blend of modernity and tradition. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
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