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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ The Israel Ministry of Tourism today unveiled new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 Americans during July 2022. It was a four percent increase over the year before, while 71,000 American tourists were in Israel during August 2022.

“It is so thrilling to witness a new rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019,” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the leading market for Israel inbound tourism. נווה פריצקי Actually, prior to the COVID-19 Pandemichit, we had record-breaking numbers of tourism entry every month. נווה פריצקי It’s a fantastic positive change that we are pleased to witness and anticipate an upward trajectory for years to come.”

Canada which isn’t too far behind the United States of America, is poised to surpass the tourist numbers to Israel. נווה פריצקי It had 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August.

Gal Hana is the Consul and Director for Canada in the Israel Ministry of Tourism. “We are near our record-setting numbers in 2019. נווה פריצקי We believe that this trend will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from abroad in 2019, with 969.600 of them coming from the United States. In May 2018, Israel opened its doors to all tourists, no matter whether they’re vaccination-free. It has already hosted over 600,000.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s national tourist agency. It plans and implements marketing and promotion activities to create Israel an ideal destination for travel. IMOT seeks to boost tourism to Israel to increase the country’s economy as well as diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s vast range of historical, cultural and culinary, religious and culinary experiences which are all a mix of tradition & modernity. The North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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