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

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -new record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. This was a 4 percent increase from 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States were in Israel during August 2022.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was thrilling to witness a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019, he said. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 there was a record-breaking number of monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are thrilled to witness this change and are expecting a steady upward trend for months or even years. Canada is also on track, like the United States, to surpass its tourist arrivals into Israel. In July 2022 Canada saw 7,200 tourists and August saw the number increase to 6,000.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We aren’t far off our record 2019 and we expect that the rise in travel to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians are more comfortable traveling internationally.”

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to any traveler regardless of the status of their vaccination in May Israel has seen more than 600,400 US travelers.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency is in charge of planning and executing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a preferred destination. נווה פריצקי IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel and improve and diversify the tourism experience. נווה פריצקי IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible variety of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical attractions – each a perfect combination of tradition and modernity. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. נווה פריצקי Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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