Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Numbers from the United States
NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire-- The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from the year before and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022 that's an increase of 13% from 2019.
Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) stated that it was thrilling to witness the growth in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019 he stated. "The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we saw record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel every month. We are thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and expect this trend to last throughout the months and years to come."
Canada which isn't too far behind the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the number of tourists visiting Israel. It had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 as well as 6,000 August.
Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that "it's so exciting to witness the way that tourism in Canada is booming." We are still not away from our record-setting numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this increase in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling internationally."
Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists in the year of 2019. 969,600 came of the United States. The country's officially reopening to travelers in May saw more than 600,000.
Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel's tourism agency, is responsible for planning and conducting promotional and marketing programs to increase awareness of Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to help support the Israeli economy and also diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the amazing array of cultural and religious attractions - each a unique mix of modernity, tradition and delicious food. North America's IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.
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