Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry From the USA
NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today new record-breaking tourist arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. This is a 13% increase over 2019.
"It is thrilling to once again see an increase in tourist numbers to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers in 2019." said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. "The United States is our number one market for Israel's inbound tourism. נווה פריצקי Before the COVID-19 epidemic, we saw record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel each month. We are extremely happy to witness such a positive shift, and we expect this trend to last throughout the months and years to come."
Not far behind the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourist arrivals in Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6000 in August.
Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We're still not far from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this surge in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling abroad."
Israel has hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019 of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May that year, when Israel reopened to all travelers, regardless of their vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.
Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's national tourism agency responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to the economy of Israel, and also to increase and diversify the visitor experience. IMOT operates in Israel to promote the amazing variety of religious and cultural attractions - each a unique combination of modernity, tradition, and culinary delights. IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.
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