Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism The numbers come from the United States
NEW YORK - Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and August. נווה פריצקי Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase by 4% over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States during August 2022. That's a 13% growth over 2019.
Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IARj0i5sZlw He stated, "It's so exciting to again see an increase of tourism to Israel from America, already in the process of surpassing or exceeding the record-breaking numbers we saw in 2019". "The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. נווה פריצקי Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to witness this change and expect an upward trend that will continue for months or even years.
Canada is also on track, just like the United States, to surpass the number of tourists who visit Israel. In July 2022, Canada had 7,200 visitors while August witnessed the number increase to 6,000.
Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) said that "it is so exciting to watch how Canada's tourist to Israel is booming." נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי "We aren't far off our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad."
Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international visitors in 2019, with 969.600 coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless whether they're immunized. It has already hosted more than 600,000.
About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel's main tourism authority responsible for preparing and executing marketing and promotional initiatives to position Israel as a popular destination for travel. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT helps promote Israel's impressive assortment of historical, cultural and culinary tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
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