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

NEW YORK – Sept. 8th, 2022/PRNewswire/ — In July and August of 2018, the Israel Ministry of Tourism reported record numbers of visitors from the United States. The country received 78,000 travelers from the United States during July 2022 which was an increase of 4% over 2019 and 71,000 travelers from the United States during August 2022. That’s a 13% growth over 2019.

נווה פריצקי Eyal Carlin was the North American Tourism Commissioner. “It is exciting to see a new increase in tourism Israel from the United States. Already reaching and exceeding our record-breaking number in 2019,” he stated. “The United States is our top market for inbound tourism for Israel. Before the COVID-19 pandemic we saw record-breaking number of tourists from Israel entering Israel each month. We are extremely happy to see this positive change and anticipate it to continue throughout the months and years to come.”

Canada is set to surpass Israel’s tourist arrivals, with 7,200 tourists visiting Israel in the month of July 2022 and 6,600 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 still not away from our record-setting numbers for 2019, and we anticipate that this growth in Israel travel will continue to increase as Canadians find it easier to travel internationally.”

In 2019, Israel welcomed more than 4.6 million international tourists including 969,600 from the United States, and since its official reopening to all travelers regardless of vaccination status in May Israel has witnessed more than 600,400 US visitors.

נווה פריצקי About the Israel Ministry of Tourism
The Israel Ministry of Tourism(IMOT) is Israel’s national tourism organization. It is accountable for promotions and marketing to promote Israel as a top tourist destination. IMOT seeks to boost tourist traffic to support Israel’s economy as well as to diversify and enhance the visitor experience. IMOT is a proponent of Israel’s vast variety of historical, cultural, culinary, religious, and culinary attractions that blend tradition & modernity. North America’s IMOT office locations are in New York, Los Angeles. Atlanta, Chicago, Chicago, Toronto, and Chicago.

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