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

NEW YORK, Sept. 8th, 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. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This is a 4% increase over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than the number of visitors in 2019. Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) said it was thrilling to witness a rise in Israeli tourism coming from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019 he stated. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak there was a record-breaking number of tourist entry numbers every month. We are thrilled to see this positive shift and expect an upward trend that will continue for months and even years.

Canada which isn’t too far from the United States of America, is set to beat its tourist arrivals to Israel. It reached 7,200 visitors in the month of July 2022 and 6,000 in tourists in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that it was exciting to see tourism from Canada to Israel returning. נווה פריצקי We’re still not far from our record numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this growth in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians find it easier to travel across the world.” In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million tourists from around the world, 969,600 of them coming from the United States, and since its official reopening to everyone regardless of their vaccination status in May of this year The country has seen over 600,400 US tourists.

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s tourism agency, is responsible for planning and executing marketing and promotional programs to advertise Israel as a popular tourist destination. IMOT aims for increased tourism to support Israel’s economy and also diversify and improve the visitor experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing range of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary destinations that blend traditional and modern. IMOT offices located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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