Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry Counts from the United States

NEW YORK, Sept. 8, 2022/PRNewswire The Israel Ministry of Tourism announced today record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States visiting Israel in the months of July and August. Israel received 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% from 2019.

https:/ Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States is our number one market for travel to Israel prior to the COVID-19 pandemic that was sweeping the world, we were celebrating record-breaking numbers of tourism entries month after month; We’re so happy to see an improvement in the trend and we anticipate an increase in the coming years and months to come.”

Canada is not far behind that of the United States of America, is poised to surpass the number of tourists visiting Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in July 2022 as well as 6,000 visitors in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is rebounding.” We’re close to reaching our record numbers for 2019 and we expect that this surge in tourism to Israel will continue as Canadians feel more at ease when they travel abroad. In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May, the country has already received more than 600,400 US travelers.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT), Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and implementing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a top destination. IMOT aims increase tourism to Israel and enhance and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s incredible array of cultural, historical and religious, as well as culinary and culinary destinations – each a blend of traditional and modern. The North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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