Neve Paritzki Israel is celebrating record-breaking tourism entry From the USA
NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 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. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4 percentage increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.
Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. "It is thrilling to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure of 2019," he stated. "The United States is the most popular destination for Israel inbound tourism. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6lwMSJfGow נווה פריצקי In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry each month. This is a positive trend that we're happy to see and we expect an upward trend for months to be."
Not far behind in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel, reaching 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 in August.
Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada within the Israel Ministry of Tourism. We are close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019, and we anticipate that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more at home abroad.
Israel welcomed over 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 came of the United States. The country's officially reopening to travelers in May was a success, with more than 600,000.
About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is responsible for promotions and marketing to establish Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT aims to increase tourism traffic to contribute to Israel's economy, and to improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel's vast array of cultural, historical and culinary, religious and culinary attractions which are all a mix of both modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.
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