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NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during the months of July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from 2019 and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022, a 13% increase from 2019.
Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He said, “It’s so exciting to once more see an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States, and already exceeding or even surpassing our record breaking numbers of 2019”. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers every month. We’re extremely pleased to witness this positive change and anticipate a steady upswing for the months and years to come.”
Canada with 7,200 tourists in July 2022, and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t too much from the United States.
Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is booming.” “We are not far off our record numbers for 2019 and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will further increase as Canadians continue to feel more comfortable traveling abroad.”
Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May, when the country is now open to all tourists, regardless of their vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.
About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is responsible for marketing and promotional initiatives in order to position Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economy, and to improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s remarkable range of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious attractions which are all a delightful combination of modernity and tradition. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. נווה פריצקי Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.
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