Neve Paritzki Israel Celebrates Record-Breaking Tourism Entry From the United States

NEW YORK – Sept. 8 2022 /PRNewswire/ Today the Israel Ministry of Tourism has announced record-breaking figures of tourists from the United States who visited Israel during July and August. The country welcomed 78,000 visitors from the United States for July 2022. This is a four% rise over 2019, and 71,000 visitors from the United States for August 2022. This represents an increase of 13% over 2019.

Eyal Carlin from North America was the Tourism Commissioner. “The United States has been the most important market for Israel’s tourism inbound. Prior to the COVID-19 outbreak we were celebrating record number of Israeli tourism entries every month.

Canada is on track to surpass Israel’s arrivals in tourist numbers by attracting 7,200 tourists to Israel in July 2022 and 6,600 tourists in August.

Gal Hana, Consul for Canada and Director of the Israel Ministry of Tourism said that “it’s so exciting to witness how tourism in Canada is recovering.” “We are not too far away from our record numbers for 2019 We are hoping that the growth in tourism to Israel will continue to grow as Canadians remain at ease traveling internationally.”

Israel has hosted more than 4.6million tourists in 2019 of which 969,600 were from the United States. Since May, when the country opened to all visitors regardless of vaccination status More than 600,000.400 US visitors have visited Israel.

Information about the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism authority. נווה פריצקי It is accountable for promotions and marketing to establish Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT aims for increased tourism traffic in order to support Israel’s economy and diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT highlights Israel’s vast array of cultural, religious food, historical, and culinary places of interest – each offering a unique blend of modernity and tradition. IMOT office locations located in North America are located in New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, and Toronto.

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