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

NEW YORK – September 8 2022, /PRNewswire/- New record breaking tourist arrivals from the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. The country welcomed 78,000 tourists from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over the year before and 71,000 tourists from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% increase over the year before. נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was thrilling to witness the growth in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing our record-breaking numbers for 2019, he added. “The United States remains our largest market for Israel-bound tourism. Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we were celebrating record-breaking monthly numbers of tourists entering the country. We are delighted to see this shift and are expecting an upward trend that will continue for months, and possibly years.

Canada is also on track, like the United States, to surpass the amount of tourists that visit Israel. In July 2022, Canada received 7,200 visitors and August saw 6,000.

Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is so exciting to observe how Canada’s travel to Israel is rebounding.” נווה פריצקי “We are close to our record 2019 numbers. We anticipate that this growth will continue as Canadians are more active in traveling abroad.

In the year 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since the country’s official opening to everyone regardless of their vaccination status in May of this year, the country has already received over 600,400 US travelers. Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism:
The Israel Ministry of Tourism, Israel’s central agency for tourism, is responsible for designing and executing marketing and promotional programs to advertise Israel as a popular travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel as well as enhance and diversify the tourist experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s diverse array of cultural, historical and culinary attractions – each perfect mix of modernity and tradition. North America has IMOT offices situated in New York (New York), Los Angeles (Atlanta), Chicago, Chicago, and Toronto.

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