Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking tourist entry The Numbers Come From the United States
NEW YORK - Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ -- In July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from America. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents a 13% improvement from the year before.
"It is so exciting to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019," stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. "The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak that was in the news, we had record-breaking tourism numbers each month. We are delighted to witness this change and anticipate a steady upward trend for months or even years.
Canada is set to surpass Israel's arrivals in tourist numbers, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.
"It is so exciting to see how Canada's tourism to Israel is growing," said Gal Hana, Consul and Director for Canada for the Israel Ministry of Tourism. "We are not too far away from our record for 2019, and we anticipate that the increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable traveling abroad."
Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world in 2019 than any other country. 969 600 were American. Israel's official reopening for travellers from May 2018. The country has welcomed over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.
Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel's national tourism organization. It is in charge of marketing and promotional initiatives to establish Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel as well as enhance and diversify the tourist experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT highlights Israel's incredible range of historical, cultural and religious, as well as culinary and culinary destinations that blend traditional and modern. The IMOT offices for North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.
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