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NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. It was a 4 percent increase from 2019 seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.
Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We’re thrilled to witness such a positive shift and anticipate a steady upswing for the many months and years to follow.”
Canada is also on track, just as the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada had 7,200 visitors while August saw the number increase to 6,000.
Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering.” We are getting close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at ease in Israel.
Israel welcomed more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.
Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It develops and executes marketing and promotion actions to help make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economyand enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s amazing range of religious, cultural food, historic, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT office locations are New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.
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