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 released new records for arrivals of tourists in Israel from the United States in July and august. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% from 2019.

Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner for North America. “It is thrilling to once again witness an rise in tourism to Israel from the United States. Already reaching and surpassing our record-breaking figure in 2019,” he stated. “The United States has been our most important destination for tourism to Israel that is inbound. Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19 we had been celebrating record-breaking numbers of Israel’s tourism entry each month.

נווה פריצקי Canada is also on track, just as the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw the number increase to 6,000. Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) declared that “it is thrilling to watch how Canada’s tourist to Israel is growing.” We are still not far away from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians find it easier to travel across the world.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 were from the United States. The country’s official reopening for all tourists in May has seen more than 600,000.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority responsible for preparing and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a preferred destination for travelers. IMOT is aiming to increase tourism traffic in order to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast variety of religious, cultural, culinary, and historical tourist attractions that are each a wonderful blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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