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09 October 2022
NEW YORK - Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today, the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of visitors from the United States who visited Israel in 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 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.
"It is so thrilling to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching the record-breaking levels for the year 2019" said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. נווה פריצקי "The United States is our top market for inbound tourism to Israel, and before the COVID-19 epidemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking tourism entry numbers month after month; We're extremely pleased to witness an improvement in the trend and we anticipate an increase in the coming months and years to be."
Just like the United States, Canada is also on track to exceed the number of tourists visiting Israel with 7,200 visitors in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August.
Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that "it's so exciting to witness how Canada’s tourism is rebounding." We're not too away from our record-setting numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this surge in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel internationally."
Israel hosted more than 4.6million visitors in the year 2019, of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May, when the country opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status, more than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.
Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel's tourism authority. It plans and implements marketing and promotional actions to make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to increase the country's economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT works to promote Israel's diverse array of cultural, historical and culinary tourist attractions, each offering perfect mix of tradition and modernity. North America's IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.
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