Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Break Tourism Entry Numbers from the United States

NEW YORK – September 8 2022Record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. נווה פריצקי This represents a 4% increase over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was exciting to see a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. נווה פריצקי Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019, he added. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record-breaking figures of tourist entry month after month. This is a positive shift that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an upward trajectory for many months to follow.”

Canada, not too far behind the United States of America, is poised to surpass its tourist arrivals to Israel. The country had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 as well as 6,000 tourists in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. נווה פריצקי We are getting close to our record-setting numbers for the year 2019, and we anticipate that this increase in travel to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians are more comfortable at home abroad.

Israel welcomed more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, of which 969,600 came from the United States. נווה פריצקי Since May when the country was reopened to all travelers regardless of vaccination status over 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel. About the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for designing and managing promotional and marketing initiatives to promote Israel as a favored travel destination. IMOT aims to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel to help Israel’s economy, and to improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural, tourist attractions, culinary and religious that are each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices in North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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