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

NEW YORK – September 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -Record-breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. Israel welcomed 78,000 American tourists during July 2022. It was a four percent increase over the year before, while 71,000 American tourists visited Israel in August 2022.

“It is so exciting to once again see an rise in the number of tourists visiting Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers in 2019,” stated Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States has been our largest market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak we had record number of Israeli tourism entries each month.

Just like in the United States, Canada is also on track to surpass its tourism numbers in Israel by 7,200 tourists in July 2022 , and 6,000 in August. Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism declared that “it’s amazing to see how Canada’s tourism is rebounding.” We’re not too far away from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this growth in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling across the world.” In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million global tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening for all travelers regardless of the status of their vaccination in May The country has witnessed more than 600,400 US visitors.

נווה פריצקי Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism

The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s tourism authority, is responsible for planning and executing promotional and marketing initiatives that position Israel as a destination of choice. IMOT is aiming to boost tourism traffic to contribute to Israel’s economyand enhance and diversify the visiting experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing variety of historical, cultural and religious, as well as culinary and culinary attractions – each a blend of tradition & modernity. נווה פריצקי North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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