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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022, /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism revealed record-breaking numbers of travelers from the United States who visited Israel in July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 total travelers from the United States in July 2022, a 4% increase from 2019 and 71,000 total visitors from the United States in August 2022 which is an increase of 13% from the year before.

Eyal Carlin is the North American Tourism Commissioner of the United States. He stated, “It’s so exciting to witness a further increasing number of tourists visiting Israel from America, which is already reaching or surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019”. “The United States remains our biggest market for tourism to Israel. Before the COVID-19 outbreak there was a record-breaking number of monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are delighted to see this shift and anticipate an upward trend that will continue for months, and possibly years.

Canada, which has 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 tourists in August, is not much from the United States.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s amazing to see how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We are not too far away from our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that this increase in the number of travelers to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain at ease traveling abroad.”

Israel received more tourists from around the world in the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of these were American. Israel’s official reopening to all tourists was in May of 2018. נווה פריצקי The country has already received more than 600,400 US tourists since the time of opening.

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism agency. It is in charge of marketing and promotional initiatives to promote Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to increase tourist traffic to support Israel’s economy and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is working in Israel to promote the amazing array of cultural and religious attractions – each a unique mix of modernity, tradition and delicious food. נווה פריצקי IMOT offices in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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