Neve Paritzki Israel celebrates record-breaking entry into tourism From the United States

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. נווה פריצקי Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is a 13% improvement from the year before.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel and prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 was announced, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entries every month. We’re extremely pleased to witness an improvement in the trend and we anticipate an increase in the coming many months and years to be.”

Canada, not too far from the United States of America, is on track for surpassing the tourist numbers to Israel. The country had 7,200 visitors in July 2022 as well as 6,000 August.

“It is so exciting to see how the Canadian tourism to Israel is rebounding,” said Gal Hana Director and Consul for Canada of the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are not too far away from our record 2019 numbers and we anticipate that this growth in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain confident about traveling internationally.”

Israel welcomed more that 4.6 million international tourists in the year 2019, with 969.600 being from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all travelers, regardless if they are vaccination-free. The country has already hosted more than 600,000.

Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is the country’s tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a popular destination for travelers. נווה פריצקי IMOT is aiming to increase tourism to Israel to boost its economic growth and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the impressive array of cultural and religious tourist attractions that are each an exceptional combination of modernity, tradition and delicious food. North America’s IMOT offices are located in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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