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NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism recorded record numbers of tourists arriving from America. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from 2019.
נווה פריצקי “It is so thrilling to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers of 2019,” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is our number one destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record-breaking numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel each month. We are so happy to have witnessed an improvement in the trend, and we anticipate it to continue for a long time.”
Canada, which has 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 in August, isn’t too much from the United States.
“It is exciting to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Consul and Director of Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad.”
Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international visitors in the year 2019 and this included 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter if they are immunized. The country already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.
Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s main tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotion initiatives to position Israel as a popular destination for travel. IMOT seeks to boost tourism traffic in order to boost the economy of Israel and diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT works to promote Israel’s diverse array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious attractions – each perfect mix of tradition and modernity. http://www.haaretz.co.il/labels/2022-09-12/ty-article-labels/00000183-31c4-dc67-addb-79d7ffad0000 The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
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