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

NEW YORK – September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/Record-breaking tourism arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a four percent increase over 2019 and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This is an increase of 13% over 2019. Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is exciting to once again witness an increase in tourism 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 market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record numbers of Israel’s tourism entry each month. Canada, which has 7200 tourists visiting the country in July 2022, and 6,000 tourists in August, isn’t far from the United States. Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s thrilling to observe how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” “We are not far off our record 2019 numbers, and we are anticipating that this increase in the number of travelers to Israel will further increase as Canadians remain confident about travelling abroad.”

Israel hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019, of which 969,600 originated from the United States. Since May when the country was opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is responsible for marketing and promotional initiatives in order to position Israel as a preferred tourist destination. IMOT is aiming to boost tourist numbers to boost Israel’s economyand improve and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT helps promote Israel’s diverse array of historical, cultural, culinary, and religious attractions – each perfect mix of tradition and modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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