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NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/- The Israel Ministry of Tourism today released new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and august. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists in July 2022. It was a four percent increase over 2019 seven thousand tourists from America visited Israel in August 2022.
Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is thrilling to witness a second increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching the record-breaking numbers of the year 2019,” he stated. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Before the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and anticipate an upward trend that will continue for months, and possibly years.
Canada is home to 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn’t much from the United States.
Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are close to our record numbers for the year 2019. We anticipate that this trend will continue to grow as Canadians travel more abroad.
Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists in 2019 and this included 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless if they are vaccination-free. Israel already has hosted more than 600,000 visitors.
About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourist authority. It develops and executes promotions and marketing actions to make Israel the top destination for tourists. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel and enhance and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s vast array of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious 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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