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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022 /PRNewswirein July and August of 2018 the Israel Ministry of Tourism announced record numbers of tourist arrivals from the United States. 78,000 tourists from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents 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 the growth in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019 he stated. “The United States has been our most important source of tourism for Israel inbound. נווה פריצקי נווה פריצקי Before the COVID-19 outbreak, we had record figures of the number of tourists entering Israel each month.

Canada is set to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 in August.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism stated that “it’s so exciting to witness the way that tourism in Canada is booming.” We are still not away from our record-setting numbers in 2019, and we are hoping that this increase in Israel travel will continue to grow as Canadians feel more comfortable travelling abroad.”

Israel received more tourists from around the world in the year 2019 than any other nation. 969 600 of them were American. Israel’s official reopening to all tourists was in May of 2018. Israel has been home to more than 600,400 US travelers since then.

About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization responsible for planning and implementing marketing and promotional initiatives that position Israel as a preferred travel destination. IMOT is aiming to increase the number of tourists visiting Israel and enhance and diversify the tourism experience. IMOT is dedicated to promoting Israel’s impressive assortment of cultural, historical, culinary, and religious tourist attractions, each offering the perfect blend of modernity and tradition. North American IMOT offices are situated in New York and Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Toronto.

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