NEW YORK - Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for tourist arrivals in Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. נווה פריצקי It was a four percent increase from 2019 seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.
"It is so thrilling to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019" said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. "The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel, and before the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries each month. We're extremely pleased to witness an improvement in the trend and expect a continued upswing for the years and months to follow."
Canada is also on track, just as the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022 Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw 6,600.
Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that "it is exciting to watch how Canada's tourist to Israel is growing." "We are not far off our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this increase in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more confident about traveling internationally."
Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of them were American. Israel's official reopening to travellers from May 2018. The country has received more than 600,400 US travelers since then.
Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel's national tourist agency. It plans and implements marketing and promotional initiatives to create Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT aims in promoting Israel as a destination for tourists and increase the economy. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the amazing variety of religious and cultural tourist attractions that are each an exceptional blend of tradition, modernity and culinary delights. IMOT office locations in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.
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