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

NEW YORK – Sep. 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Israel Ministry of Tourism today announced new records for tourist arrivals to Israel from the United States in July and august. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4 percentage increase over 2019 and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% higher than in the year 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was exciting to see an increase in tourism to Israel coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking figures for 2019, he added. “The United States remains our most important market for Israel-bound tourism. Prior to the COVID-19 epidemic that was in the news, we had record-breaking tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to witness this change and expect an upward trend that will continue for months or even years.

Canada is not far from the United States of America, is set to beat the tourist numbers to Israel. נווה פריצקי It had 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 as well as 6,000 August. Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is exciting to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is rebounding.” “We are close to our record-setting numbers in 2019. We believe that this increase will continue to grow as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

Israel welcomed more tourists from all over the world during 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 were American. Israel’s official opening for all travelers was May 2018. Israel has received over 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) the tourism department of Israel, is responsible for planning and executing promotional and marketing initiatives to position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT aims for increased tourism traffic in order to boost the economy of Israel as well as to diversify and enhance visitors’ experience. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the impressive array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique combination of modernity, tradition and culinary delights. North American IMOT offices are in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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