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

NEW YORK – September 8 2022- New record breaking tourist arrivals to the United States were announced today by the Israel Ministry of Tourism. 78,000 visitors from the United States visited Israel in July 2022. This represents a 4 percent increase over the year before and 71,000 visitors from the United States in august 2022. This is 13% more than 2019.

Eyal Carlin (North American Tourism Commissioner) declared that it was exciting to see a rise in Israeli tourism from the United States. Already surpassing the record-breaking numbers of 2019, he added. “The United States is our most popular destination for tourism to Israel prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, we were celebrating record-breaking tourist numbers month after month; We’re thrilled to witness an improvement in the trend and anticipate a steady upswing for the months and years to come.” Canada is home to 7,200 tourists in July 2022 and 6,000 in August isn’t much behind the United States.

נווה פריצקי Gal Hana (Consul and Director for Canada, Israel Ministry of Tourism) stated that “it is thrilling to see how Canada’s tourism to Israel is growing.” נווה פריצקי “We aren’t far off our record 2019 and we expect that the growth in travels to Israel will continue to increase because Canadians are more comfortable traveling internationally.”

Israel has welcomed more than 4.6 million visitors in the year 2019. 969,600 came from the United States. The country’s officially reopening to travelers in May has seen more than 600,000.

נווה פריצקי Information on the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is in charge of promotion and marketing initiatives to establish Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT aims increase awareness of Israel as a tourist destination and increase economic growth. IMOT promotes Israel’s incredible array of cultural, religious, culinary, and historical tourist attractions that are each a wonderful combination of tradition and modernity. The IMOT offices North America are in New York City, Los Angeles and Atlanta.

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