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09 October 2022
NEW YORK - Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ -- In July and August 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourists arriving from America. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase over 2019, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.
Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. "It is exciting to witness a second increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure in 2019," he stated. "The United States is our number one destination for our inbound tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we had record numbers of tourists from Israel visiting Israel each month. We are extremely happy to have witnessed such a positive shift and anticipate it to continue throughout the months and years to come."
Canada is also on track, just as the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022 Canada saw 7,200 tourists and August was a record the number increase to 6,000.
Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that "it's thrilling to observe how tourism in Canada is recovering." "We are getting close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We believe that this increase will continue as Canadians travel more abroad.
Israel received more than 4.6 million tourists in 2019. 969,600 came of the United States. נווה פריצקי The country's official reopening for all tourists in May saw more than 600,000.
About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country's tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel as well as enhance and broaden the experience for tourists. IMOT works to promote Israel's vast array of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious places of interest - each offering perfect mix of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.
For information on the upcoming events and attractions that are scheduled in Israel, please visit IMOT's site at israel.travel. Stay up-to-date by following us on Twitter or Instagram
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