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 released new records for the number of tourists coming to Israel from the United States in July and August. Israel welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States for July 2022. This is a 4% rise over 2019, and 71,000 tourists from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over 2019. “It is so exciting to once again see an increase in tourism to Israel from the United States, already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking numbers for the year 2019” said Eyal Carlin, Tourism Commissioner for North America. “The United States is the top market for Israel inbound tourism. In fact, before the COVID-19 Pandemic, we were celebrating record breaking figures of tourist entry every month. It’s a fantastic positive trend that we’re very happy about and anticipate an increase in the years to be.”

Canada which isn’t too far behind that of 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 visitors in tourists in August.

Gal Hana, Consul to Canada and Director of Canada at the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that it was exciting to see Canada’s tourism to Israel growing. נווה פריצקי “We are near our record numbers for the year 2019. We believe that this increase will continue as Canadians visit more countries.

Israel received more visitors from around the world in the year 2019 than any other country. 969 600 of them were Americans. נווה פריצקי Israel’s official reopening for travellers from May 2018. The country has already received over 600,400 US travellers since that time.

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The Israel Ministry of Tourism is Israel’s tourism authority. It plans and implements marketing and promotion activities to make Israel a top travel destination. IMOT hopes to boost tourism to Israel and improve and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT promotes Israel’s amazing variety of historical, cultural and culinary, religious and culinary attractions which are all a mix of tradition & modernity. North American IMOT offices are located in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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